Orchard Valley Waldorf School has a dynamic faculty and staff with a diverse mix of life and work experiences and educational backgrounds. The school is located in Central Vermont, a region of rich natural beauty that offers a wide range of family-oriented and recreational opportunities. The state capitol of Montpelier, home to many cultural and recreational events, is just 15 minutes from our main campus. We serve a wide range of families, drawing students from the Central Vermont counties of Washington, Lamoille, Caledonia, and Orange. The local chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, the Green Mountain Branch, sponsors study groups, festivals, and conferences.

Orchard Valley Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, nationality, gender, or sexual orientation. If you are interested in working with us, please e-mail your resume or send it to our mailing address, care of “Human Resources.” We will respond to all inquiries as soon as we can. Job openings will be posted as they become available.

Current Openings

Early Childhood Aftercare Assistant Teacher

Orchard Valley Waldorf School in East Montpelier, Vermont, is seeking a creative and nurturing early childhood assistant teacher who enjoys working with children and has an infectious enthusiasm for experiencing nature and an interest in outdoor curriculum.  

Our aftercare program is an extension of our morning programs and offers children a nurturing, play-filled afternoon experience. Students from the morning classes come together for a social lunch brought from home, followed by rest, then outdoor play time on our beautiful campus. The afternoon assistant helps to create and hold the rhythm of the afternoon and tends to the needs of the children.

Our ideal candidate has a strong interest in Waldorf education, at least one year of experience working with children ages 3-6, and a 3-credit college course in child development or comparable course.

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 12:00 pm - 3:15pm; Thursday: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please send a letter of interest, resume and 3 references to Employment@ovws.org

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Little Lambs is seeking a full-time assistant teacher for our mixed age toddler classroom with children from 18 months through three and a half years old. 

We are seeking candidates who are warm, nurturing, kind, and patient. Must be willing to sit on the ground, sing with children, and play outside in all weather. Candidate should have strong work ethic, be excited to come to work, and have a love of young children. Experience in Waldorf early childhood education is appreciated, but not required. We are willing to train candidates interested in learning specific philosophies and methods of working with children. We are ideally looking for candidates who have three credits in early childhood education or child development. 

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Employment@ovws.org.


We are always looking for qualified substitute teachers for all of our programs and classes.

Please send a letter of interest stating your connection to or understanding of Waldorf education, resume, and three references to Employment@ovws.org

Thank you for your interest in Orchard Valley Waldorf School!