Sacramento Waldorf School


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 here and submit a completed application, a resume, and letter of interest to Wendy Gittleman, Operations Manager, at

Current Job Openings

Part-Time High School Eurythmy Teacher

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a part-time high school Eurythmy teacher who works out of an anthroposophical world view to begin the 2018-2019 school year.  Our ideal candidate will possess at least a bachelor’s degree, have completed Eurythmy training, and have relevant teaching experience.

The Sacramento Waldorf School welcomes applicants who exhibit the highest level of professional excellence and dedication as evidenced by:

  • Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in course preparation, and knowledge of diverse teaching and learning strategies.
  • Experience in curriculum and program development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative and collegial manner with faculty and staff.

Director of Development

The Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a fundraising professional with a minimum three years of experience to manage a comprehensive development program. The ideal candidate will have a broad fundraising background including experience in private schools, preferably Waldorf schools, or the non-profit sector. Responsibilities will include carrying out all fundraising efforts including Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Alumni Relations, and Planned Giving Campaigns. Additionally, this position will be managing all development staff.

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