Handwork Teacher

Employment Type: Certified Part-Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled (1 position)


Peace Valley is seeking a part time handwork teacher to bring the Waldorf pedagogy to life through knitting, crocheting, and other handwork-type classes.

The ideal candidate is a loving authority figure and creates a beautiful and joyous environment. The individual must be passionate about art- and nature-based education, and family enrichment.

The handwork teacher will work with multiple classes across many grades.

Our faculty, individually and as a group, engages in ongoing professional development, study, and self-renewal, which informs and enhances the artistic, academic and social capacities necessary for bringing the content and delivery of our lessons to the children. 


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work occurs mainly indoors in a classroom setting.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.



Candidate will have a valid Idaho State Teaching Certificate or the ability to become certified by State Department of Education. The candidate must be willing to complete training and certification in Waldorf curriculum and methodology if they do not already have a certificate from a recognized Waldorf teacher training program. Our goal is that faculty will represent the best of both worlds—dual certified with Idaho State teaching credentials and Waldorf certification. Additional interests, skills, and initiative in various areas such as drawing, singing, movement, and drama are also desired.


How to Apply

Please complete the online application.  You will be required to provide your education, work history and three references. Have digital copies of your cover letter, resume, college transcripts and letters of recommendation prepared to upload. You may save a draft and continue later, however it would be best to have all information on hand before beginning your application. If you have any questions about this application email employment@boisewaldorf.org.

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