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 download an application and submit a completed application, a resume, and letter of interest to Wendy Gittleman, Operations Manager, at jobs@sacwaldorf.org.


Current Job Openings

High School Science Teacher 2020/2021

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a high school science teacher starting the 2020/2021 school year. Our ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in Physics and Waldorf teacher training or is open to attending a Waldorf teacher training. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in teaching physics, chemistry, and math in our beautifully equipped science laboratories.

Our science curriculum is taught through a developmental approach where our students can learn from the phenomena before them. At least one-third of each daily two-hour science class will be hands-on laboratory experimentation, and the ideal candidate should both be familiar with classic experiments in physics and chemistry and have a willingness to explore new ways of presenting material as students learn by doing.

We welcome candidates who are enthusiastic about curriculum development, interested in Waldorf education, and who love adolescents.

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.

FIRST GRADE Teacher – Fall 2020

In its 60th year, Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a Waldorf-trained, experienced class teacher to join our dedicated faculty as our First Grade Teacher in the fall of 2020. 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.

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 the guidance of an established College of Teachers, a full-time Lower School Administrator, a robust mentoring program, 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. Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Completion in Waldorf Teaching
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous Waldorf class teaching experience

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

Extended Care Teacher – Fall 2020

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking an Extended Care teacher to begin Fall 2020. The position requires the teacher to have variable and flexible hours between 12:30 and 6:00 pm; they work well with kindergarten through 8th grade students; 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.

Grade Teacher – Fall 2020

In its 60th year, Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a Waldorf-trained, experienced class teacher to join our dedicated faculty in the fall of 2020. 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.

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 the guidance of an established College of Teachers, a full-time Lower School Administrator, a robust mentoring program, 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. Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Completion in Waldorf Teaching
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous Waldorf class teaching experience

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