Employment Opportunities

Sacramento Waldorf School is an established early childhood through 12th grade independent private school located in Fair Oaks, just east of Sacramento, in Northern California. The school offers a full Waldorf program to more than 400 students. The beautiful twenty-two-acre site overlooks the American River and affords many opportunities for outdoor and environmental education.

Established in 1959, SWS is the oldest Waldorf School in Northern California. We are an accredited full member of AWSNA (Association of Waldorf Schools of North America) and have also been accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) since 1983. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive salary contingent on experience and qualifications and an excellent benefit package. Employment is contingent on a post-offer, pre-employment, fingerprint-based background check.

To apply, please complete an application, and submit a resume and letter of interest to jobs@sacwaldorf.org.

Current Job Openings

First Grade Teacher - 2022/2023

Sacramento Waldorf School seeks an experienced, Waldorf-trained class teacher to join our dedicated faculty in the fall of 2022. The ideal candidate will wholeheartedly take up the work of a class teacher, work collaboratively with colleagues to understand the needs of our times, participate in the rich experiences on our campus, and readily engage with our parent community. We are a 62-year-old school, committed to transforming practices that will enable our school community to be actively in service at the frontier of education. We are seeking a teacher that shares our goal of stepping into the next phase of Waldorf education and asking what the future asks of our students and our society.

Sacramento Waldorf School is an early childhood through 12th grade independent private school located in Fair Oaks, California. The school offers a full Waldorf program to more than 400 students. Overlooking the American River, our 22-acre campus and a 3.5-acre working farm offer ample opportunities for outdoor and environmental education. The surrounding anthroposophical community is rich and well established and welcomes participation.

Our class teachers are supported in their work by a full range of specialty classes and a robust parent community that is dedicated to the longevity, health, and innovation of our school. The SWS faculty is talented, experienced, and inspiring. We provide our faculty with the guidance of an established College of Teachers, a full-time Lower School Administrator, a robust mentoring program, and a collegial work environment.

Our school mission is carried out through working and planning together for the future. “We provide an education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, builds confidence, connection and purpose, and prepares students to realize their full potential as free human beings.”

Sacramento Waldorf School is committed to serving a diverse body of teachers, staff, and students. The faculty-staff, College of Teachers, Board of Trustees, and wider school community actively collaborate to ensure our campus environment is welcoming, inclusive, and increasingly diverse. As such, priority will be given to candidates with experience in diverse, and inclusive settings. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and commit to interviewing candidates representing communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in private and public education.

Established in 1959, SWS is the oldest Waldorf School in Northern California. We are fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a competitive salary contingent on experience and qualifications, and an excellent benefit package.

Qualities of an Ideal Candidate:
  • Innovative
  • Mission-oriented
  • Growth mindset
  • Committed to collaboration
  • Willing to embrace our threefold governance structure and committee participation
  • Commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression
Qualifications:
  • Certificate of Completion in Waldorf Teaching
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous Waldorf class teaching experience

To learn more about our school, please visit our website at www.sacwaldorf.org.

To apply, complete an application, and submit a resume and letter of interest.

Kindergarten Extended Care Teacher - Full-Time

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a Full-Time Kindergarten Extended Care teacher. This position the teacher for Monday-Friday from 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. An ideal candidate is dedicated, positive, energetic, and able to connect meaningfully with the young child; they love crafts and outdoor activities, and they work well with a team of other teachers who are committed to creating a strong curriculum of age-appropriate activities for students after school. Candidate must have 9 ECE Units, and we prefer that there be a basic knowledge of Waldorf Education or previous work experience in a Waldorf School or similar setting.

Sacramento Waldorf School is working to create a campus environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and increasingly diverse. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in diverse, multi-cultural, and inclusive settings, as we collaborate to support an effective, inclusive workplace and learning environment. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply, and we commit to interviewing candidates representing communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in the nonprofit and education sectors.

Our 22-acre school is located on our unique and historic land on the banks of the American River in Fair Oaks, CA. It encompasses a 2.5-acre farm, lower school facilities, high school classrooms, several community spaces, athletic fields, and sprawling grounds. Outdoor structures and robust distance learning technology have been installed to enable learning during COVID, and to provide this means of education for years to come.

The mission of Sacramento Waldorf School is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, builds confidence, connection and purpose, and prepares students to realize their full potential as free human beings.

Health Requirement:

  • All employees of the Sacramento Waldorf School must comply with all COVID safety protocols, including masking, in accordance with our school policies and those set forth from CDPH and SCPH.
  • It is a term of employment at Sacramento Waldorf school that all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or must provide certification of a medical exemption and undergo weekly testing.

Sacramento Waldorf School does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply, complete an application, and submit a resume and letter of interest.

Kindergarten Extended Care Teacher - Part-Time

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a Part-Time Kindergarten Extended Care teacher. This position the teacher for Monday-Friday from 12:00 - 6:00p.m. An ideal candidate is dedicated, positive, energetic, and able to connect meaningfully with the young child; they love crafts and outdoor activities, and they work well with a team of other teachers who are committed to creating a strong curriculum of age-appropriate activities for students after school. Candidate must have 9 ECE Units, and we prefer that there be a basic knowledge of Waldorf Education or previous work experience in a Waldorf School or similar setting.

Sacramento Waldorf School is working to create a campus environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and increasingly diverse. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in diverse, multi-cultural, and inclusive settings, as we collaborate to support an effective, inclusive workplace and learning environment. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply, and we commit to interviewing candidates representing communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in the nonprofit and education sectors.

Our 22-acre school is located on our unique and historic land on the banks of the American River in Fair Oaks, CA. It encompasses a 2.5-acre farm, lower school facilities, high school classrooms, several community spaces, athletic fields, and sprawling grounds. Outdoor structures and robust distance learning technology have been installed to enable learning during COVID, and to provide this means of education for years to come.

The mission of Sacramento Waldorf School is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, builds confidence, connection and purpose, and prepares students to realize their full potential as free human beings.

Health Requirement:

  • All employees of the Sacramento Waldorf School must comply with all COVID safety protocols, including masking, in accordance with our school policies and those set forth from CDPH and SCPH.
  • It is a term of employment at Sacramento Waldorf school that all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or must provide certification of a medical exemption and undergo weekly testing.

Sacramento Waldorf School does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply, complete an application, and submit a resume and letter of interest.

Extended Care Teacher

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking an Extended Care teacher. The position requires the teacher to have variable and flexible hours Monday-Friday between 12-5PM. An ideal candidate is dedicated, positive, energetic, and able to connect meaningfully with the young child; they love crafts and outdoor activities, and they work well with a team of other teachers who are committed to creating a strong curriculum of age-appropriate activities for students after school. We prefer that there be a basic knowledge of Waldorf Education or previous work experience in a Waldorf School or similar setting.

Our 22-acre school is located on our unique and historic land on the banks of the American River in Fair Oaks, CA. It encompasses a 2.5-acre farm, lower school facilities, high school classrooms, several community spaces, athletic fields, and sprawling grounds. Outdoor structures and robust distance learning technology have been installed to enable learning during COVID, and to provide this means of education for years to come.

The mission of Sacramento Waldorf School is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, builds confidence, connection and purpose, and prepares students to realize their full potential as free human beings.

Sacramento Waldorf School does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply, complete an application, and submit a resume and letter of interest to jobs@sacwaldorf.org.