Employment Opportunities

Admissions Assistant
Sacramento Waldorf School seeks an Admissions Assistant to support the Admissions Director, primarily by tracking applicants through the admissions process from prospect to student through data entry into Veracross and TADS, the school’s comprehensive information management systems.
     Duties include supporting every phase of a family’s inquiry into our school, such as tracking names and contact information; preparing and maintaining stock of information packets; tracking application information; and keeping inquiry, applicant, and new enrollee information current and complete in our information management databases at all times. The Admissions Assistant also communicates with the community conveying application decision correspondence to families (email and post); assisting Admissions Director with routine correspondence and reports including monthly enrollment reports on student admissions, attrition, initiatives, and trends; monitoring school website for admissions updates and events such as open houses and tours; and coordinating with Lower School Assistant on post-admissions files and materials.
     Core skills and knowledge: Strong aptitude for data management tools; attention to accurate detail; strong writing and editing skills. Experience with standard office software tools and processes required (Word, Excel, etc.) Experience with school database tools, Veracross specifically, preferred. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     If you wish to apply, please download an application here and contact us at jobs@sacwaldorf.orgwith the application, a short statement of interest, and your resume.
Hours: 20 hours per week, hourly, no benefits
Days: Monday to Thursday, hours negotiable, 8:30am-1:30pm or 10:00am-3:00pm
Season: Mid-August to June 31. 
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Lower School Part-time Remedial Support Specialist - Fall 2014
     The Sacramento Waldorf School seeks a part-time remedial support professional to work in the Lower School.  The Remedial Support specialist would work with Early Childhood faculty, 1-8th grade class and specialty teachers, and the administration by providing professional support to individual classes and individual students. Our hope is that the remedial position will grow either into a full-time position or be coupled with other part-time specialists in years to come.
     We are looking for a Remedial Support Specialist (RSS) who can assist teachers with best practices as well as work one on one with students and their individual needs. The RSS needs to be able to recommend and or do other therapies, such as Therapeutic Eurythmy, Extra Lesson, and Sensory or Movement work. The RSS will participate in Student Study and IEP work.
     Our new colleague will be committed to working from the indications of Rudolf Steiner and his picture of human development and interested in joining a circle of enthusiastic, like-minded colleagues. We seek a teacher with experience in a Waldorf classroom, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and at least one remedial training. Candidates should have good organizational skills and a facile ability to work with others collaboratively and individually.
     Our School is located on the banks of the American River to the east of California’s capital city, Sacramento. We have a 22-acre campus that includes a large multi-purpose building, classrooms, woods, a stream, athletic and playing fields, and a small working farm. We are ideally situated between the coast and San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada Range. The local cost of living is reasonable and there are many opportunities for year-round outdoor activities.
     Our School offers a full Waldorf curriculum for over 400 preschool through twelfth grade students. Our curriculum is enriched by a wide range of specialty subjects, with additional support available for teachers in grades 6-8. We have a full complement of pedagogical and administrative staff.
     If you are interested in joining us, please send a resume and letter of interest to our Lower School Coordinator, Julie MacArthur: jmacarthur@sacwaldorf.org. Click here to download the application. The Sacramento Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.
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HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER
     The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a high school science teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. Our ideal candidate will possess at least a B.S. in Chemistry or Biology and Waldorf teacher training. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in teaching chemistry and biology 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. If you are interested please send a application, resume and cover letter to Sharon Caraccio, High School Coordinator, at scaraccio@sacwaldorf.org. Click here to download the application. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTOR
     Sacramento Waldorf School invites applications for the position of High School Director. The position of High School Director at Sacramento Waldorf School constitutes the essential link between faculty, administration, students and parents of our community.  The primary responsibility of the High School Director is the successful planning, organization, and supervision of the high school in order to ensure a quality Waldorf education for all high school students in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of Sacramento Waldorf School.   The High School Director also serves as an integral member of the College of Teachers and is responsible for providing regular leadership in the healthy functioning of the School.  Consistent with the fundamental philosophy of the School, the High School Director position reflects the general orientation of the School toward self-administration in the light of the teachings of Rudolf Steiner.  As such, the High School Director of Sacramento Waldorf School is expected to demonstrate a commitment to the study and understanding of Anthroposophy and its application to the field of Waldorf education.
Qualification Requirements:

  • BA required; graduate work preferred. 
  • A minimum of two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of Anthroposophy and Waldorf education.
  • Skills in progressive leadership in a Waldorf school or similar institution.
  • Ability to communicate and facilitate across diverse groups and communities.
  • Experience managing the administrative functions of an organization.

Sacramento Waldorf School is an established PK-12 school located in Fair Oaks, east of Sacramento, in Northern California. The school offers a full Waldorf program to over 400 students. The 22-acre campus, overlooking the American River, affords many opportunities for outdoor and environmental education.
The School was established in 1959. It is jointly accredited by AWSNA and WASC. The High School Director enjoys the support of an engaged Board of Trustees and College of Teachers and a strong management and committee structure. The campus adjoins Rudolf Steiner College, providing many opportunities for professional development and anthroposophical work.  
We offer a competitive salary, contingent on experience and qualifications and an excellent benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you wish to apply or seek further information, please download an application here and contact us at jobs@sacwaldorf.org with the application, a short statement of interest and resume.
 
Sacramento Waldorf School       3750 Bannister Road, Fair Oaks, California 95628 
    (916) 961-3900