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.

Part-Time Extended Care Teacher

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking an Extended Care teacher for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. The position requires: the teacher have variable and flexible hours between 12:30 and 6:30pm; they work well with grades K-8; 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.

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