1st Grade Teacher (2024-25)

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Hiring 1st Grade Teachers for the 2024-25 School Year! Join our team of dedicated educators who strive to educate the whole child! 

Mountain Sunrise is a Waldorf-inspired kindergarten - 8th grade charter school in Utah County. We are located on the border of Saratoga Springs and Lehi, on the banks of beautiful Utah lake, surrounded by the majestic Wasatch mountain range. We offer a whole-child education model that strives to develop the head, heart and hands of each child. We value arts-integration, experiential learning, and nature.

Title: First Grade Teacher

Description: Mountain Sunrise teachers are expected to create and maintain a professional program true to the ideals of Waldorf pedagogy. 

We are seeking candidates who are innovative, creative and flexible and ready to join us wholeheartedly in continuing to develop a unique Waldorf-based educational environment. Our ideal candidate will strive for excellence in teaching and be committed to dialogue with parents and colleagues. 


  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, pedagogy, and methods of Waldorf education 

  • Integrate art, movement, and experiential learning while effectively teaching state standards

  • Musical ability, especially singing or a willingness to learn

  • Good communication and collaboration with all stakeholders

  • Show effective classroom management

  • Work with individual children who need guidance

  • Facilitate daily/weekly rhythms through intentional lesson planning and provide a safe and healthy classroom environment.

  • Care for the physical and emotional well-being of the children

  • Care for the physical environment which includes maintaining a beautiful classroom that is clean and orderly. 


  • Mountain Sunrise will follow applicable USBE standards. All teachers will have a bachelor level degree at an approved higher education institution and will hold an appropriate license with areas of concentration and endorsements as approved by the USBE (See R277-510, R277-520 and R277-524) such as an AEL or PEL

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field

  • Waldorf experience is highly recommended such as a certificate in Waldorf education or experience as a Waldorf teacher. If these are not present then the teacher should have a commitment and dedication to receive professional Waldorf teacher training to develop skills and capacities, which we will help provide. We also provide onsite Waldorf trained mentor teachers!

  • Regularly able to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and occasionally lift up to 10 pounds


  • Competitive pay

  • Employer paid 401K contribution equal to 6% of salary” 

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

Right to Revise: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive and Mountain Sunrise reserves the right to revise this job description as necessary without advance notice. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer without notice.

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Mountain Sunrise Academy

1802 East 145 North , Saratoga Springs, UT 84045

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Mountain Sunrise Academy

1802 East 145 North , Saratoga Springs, UT 84045