Employment Opportunities

COVID-19 Precautions/Community Responsibility: Much detailed attention has been paid by the Acorn Hill community to modifying programs so that COVID-related guidelines and concerns can be effectively addressed. We are looking for candidates who understand that our safety as a community is dependent on each and every one of us as individuals. Because of COVID-19 all classes are based outdoors, but each class has access to an indoor classroom as well.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Kate Gage, Faculty Chair, at info@acornhill.org.

Early Childhood Outdoor Lead Teacher

We are seeking an experienced Waldorf Early Childhood educator to teach in a mixed-age kindergarten class. The ideal candidate is WECAN certified and is able to offer a full outdoor program. Our kindergartens have access to a full complement of nature experiences: woodland, forest, and garden. We are looking for an organized, skillful communicator who can be a good colleague and work well with our community members. A strong understanding of child development and a capacity to provide parent support and healthy communication are essential. A bachelor’s degree (or 120 hours of college credit) is required. An interest in Anthroposophy is valued.

Early Childhood Outdoor Assistant Teacher

We are seeking an early childhood assistant. Our ideal candidate has some Waldorf Early Childhood training and teaching experience, and possesses a love and commitment to being outdoors with children. A capacity to provide parent support and healthy communication is essential. An interest in Anthroposophy is valued. Our beautiful campus includes playgrounds, forest trails, and gardens.

Early Childhood Outdoor Substitute Teacher

We are looking for dynamic, creative, and dedicated early childhood substitute teachers to join our school for all of our early childhood programs—nursery and kindergarten classes—for children 2.5–6 years old. Experience with Waldorf education is a plus. Different subbing opportunities for full day and half day, Monday through Friday. Experience working with children required.

For All Positions

A completed application will include: a letter of interest, resume, and three references. Please submit to info@acornhill.org for consideration. All employees must meet Maryland State and Montgomery County licensing requirements. In addition, they need to pass a background check, including fingerprinting, and must possess the legal right to work in the United States. Acorn Hill commits to making our school a place where families, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds feel welcomed and expressly valued. Our faculty and staff strive to bring students to an understanding and experience of the common humanity of all the world’s people–transcending stereotypes, prejudices, and divisive barriers. We will undertake the work necessary to prepare our children and ourselves for the challenges and joys of life in a diverse society We have current-year positions for substitutes; we have school year 2021-22 positions for teacher, assistant and substitutes.