Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

Linden Waldorf School is seeking to immediately hire a qualified and motivated Grades/Aftercare Assistant.  

We are looking for someone who will work from an understanding of Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner's indications on child development. The assistant will work as part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community.  


Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited university

1 – 2 years previous early childhood classroom experience

Have completed, or be willing to seek, Waldorf Certification


Schedule:  Combination of shifts between the hours of 10:15 and 4:00 Monday - Friday

Status: Part-time


Primary Function:

The assistant will work with the teacher of each class to meet the needs of the children in the class.   This person will work to guide the children through imitation, to strengthen and develop the children’s will and senses through meaningful interactions.


Classroom Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist each teacher as needed. Work with the class teacher and assistant to maintain continuity of care for the children during recesses and subject classes as needed.
  • Assist the aftercare provider as needed with children staying for aftercare, supervising play and homework time.
  • Become familiar with and work with Kim John Payne’s Social Inclusion model of discipline.


Additional Responsibilities:

All teachers share responsibility for the well-being of the school.  Aspects of this responsibility are:

  • Maintaining and striving for an openness to understand and work with the Anthroposophical underpinnings of Waldorf Education and child development.
  • Willingness to attend and participate in the In-Service meetings in August, March and June as schedule allows.
  • Participate in Child Study as needed.
  • Be available to meet with parents and other teachers to discuss students either at conference time or if necessary relating to other concerns.
  • Attendance/assistance at major all-school activities (Elves’ Faire, Experience Waldorf Education Day, State of the School meeting, Spring Gala, May Fair) and community outreach events.
  • Attendance at the All School Meetings called by the Board of Trustees.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215.  Our fax number is 615-354-0247. No phone calls please.

It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status.  


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