Sacramento Waldorf School

Employment

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 jobs@sacwaldorf.org.

Current Job Openings

High School Science Teacher
Lower School Woodworking Teacher
High School Practical Arts Teacher


High School Science Teacher

The Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a high school science teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Our ideal candidate will possess at least a B.S. in Biology and Waldorf teacher training. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in teaching biology and math in our beautifully equipped science laboratories. Our science curriculum is taught through a developmental approach where our students are able to learn from the phenomena before them. We welcome candidates who are enthusiastic about curriculum development, interested in Waldorf education, and who love adolescents.


Lower School Woodworking Teacher

Sacramento Waldorf School seeks an experienced woodworking teacher for a part-time position for grades 5-8. Currently we also have a practical arts teaching position open in the high school for grades 9-12. It is possible that a candidate with the right experience and temperament could combine these positions.

Specialty teachers need to embrace the principles of Waldorf education in their teaching and to articulate clearly the goals of the curriculum to parents and at open houses, thus solid and warm communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will also have training or direct experience in Waldorf pedagogy and at least three years of classroom teaching experience. Strong arts skills and direction capacities are fundamental to the job, as is a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.


High School Practical Arts Teacher

Sacramento Waldorf School seeks an experienced practical arts teacher (i.e. block printing, clay sculpture, metals, blacksmithing) for a part-time position for grades 9-12. Currently we also have a woodworking teaching position open in the lower school for grades 5-8. It is possible that a candidate with the right experience and temperament could combine these positions.

Specialty teachers need to embrace the principles of Waldorf education in their teaching and to articulate clearly the goals of the curriculum to parents and at open houses, thus solid and warm communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will also have training or direct experience in Waldorf pedagogy and at least three years of classroom teaching experience. Strong arts skills and direction capacities are fundamental to the job, as is a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.