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.
Current Job Openings
Grades Teacher 2021/2022
In its 61st year, Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a Waldorf-trained, experienced class teacher to join our dedicated faculty in the fall of 2021 as a grades teacher. The ideal candidate will wholeheartedly take up the work of a class teacher, work collaboratively with colleagues, participate in the rich experiences on our campus and readily engage with our parent community as we step into the next 100 years of Waldorf education.
Our school mission is authentically carried out through shared 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.” We are committed to a diverse body of teachers, staff, and students.
Sacramento Waldorf School is an active collaboration of faculty, staff, Board of Trustees, and our school community, ensuring our campus environment is welcoming, inclusive, and increasingly diverse. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in diverse, multi-cultural, and inclusive settings, as we responsibly innovate our learning environment to prepare our students to be global citizens. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply, and we commit to interviewing candidates representing communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in private and public education.
Our class teachers are supported in their work by a full range of specialty classes and a robust school parent community that is dedicated to the longevity, health, and innovation of our school. Our faculty is talented, experienced, and inspiring. We provide to our faculty the guidance of an established College of Teachers, a full-time Lower School Administrator, a robust mentoring program, a lively collegial work environment, and an active professional development program. A window into the potential of Waldorf education is found throughout the span of our full faculty circle.
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 22-acre site includes a 3.5 acre working farm that overlooks the American River. Our campus has ample opportunities for outdoor and environmental education. The surrounding anthroposophical community is rich and well established, offering frequent opportunities for participation.
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.
- Certificate of Completion in Waldorf Teaching
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Previous Waldorf class teaching experience
To learn more about our school, please explore our website.
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.