Employment Opportunities

Sacramento Waldorf School is an established Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade private 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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Click here to download an application.


Lower School Eurythmy Teacher for 2015-16

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a fully trained and experienced Waldorf Lower School Eurythmy teacher who works out of an anthroposophical world view to join our faculty in September 2015. Our School includes a parent/toddler program, a pre-school program, two kindergartens, a first through eighth grade lower school and a high school. We currently have approximately 420 enthusiastic students enrolled, many involved parents, experienced teachers, a strong administration, College of Teachers and Board of Trustees.

We are located down the hill from Rudolf Steiner College, which hosts the annual Northern California Teachers' Conference each February and offers many opportunities for professional development. Our School's home is on a beautiful site by the San Juan Rapids of the American River. We have a working garden and farm with a resident farmer. Our School is often visited by flocks of migrating geese and by the wild turkeys and deer that live in the surrounding riparian forest. The Sacramento area boasts an outstanding youth symphony. Recreational and field trip opportunities abound as we are close to the Sierra Mountains and Lake Tahoe where one can find many hiking, skiing and camping activities. We are the oldest Waldorf School in Northern California, and recently celebrated fifty years of excellence in Waldorf education.  

Come join us in our quest to strengthen the inherent excellence of Waldorf education. We offer a competitive salary (with increments for teaching experience), benefits for employees who work 75% to FTE, and partial tuition remission for qualified faculty children.  We are an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please download an application and submit a completed application, a resume and letter of interest to Julie MacArthur, Lower School Coordinator, jmacarthur@sacwaldorf.org.


Part-time Lower School Strings Teacher

The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf-trained, experienced Strings teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.  The position requires the teacher to teach Strings to fourth through eighth grade students and to be part of a team of teachers committed to creating a strong curriculum of age-appropriate learning activities for students in the middle school years.

The Sacramento Waldorf School is an Early Childhood - 12 Grade school with over 400 students, located in Fair Oaks, east of California’s capital city. The school occupies a beautiful twenty-two acre site overlooking river and fields, library, and a large multi-purpose building. Our campus is next to Rudolf Steiner College. The School is an accredited full member of AWSNA and has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1983. We are the oldest Waldorf School in Northern California, and recently celebrated fifty years of excellence in Waldorf education. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our School is a vibrant, happy place with strong colleagueship and a willingness to question and innovate in order to continue to positively meet our children and families. 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. We offer the support of a full-time Lower School Coordinator, a robust mentoring program, lively collegial working, and an active professional development program. We also offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary.  We also abide by California Licensing regulations.

If you are interested in joining us, please submit the following to Paul Carlson, Administrator, at jobs@sacwaldorf.org

·         an application

·         a resume, showing more than three years of experience in Music education

·         letter of interest, showing an understanding and commitment to the study
                of Rudolf Steiner’s approach to child development, Waldorf Education,
                and anthroposophy

·         official transcripts showing completion of BA (and Waldorf Certificate, preferable)

In addition, you would need to pass a criminal background check and child abuse screening prior to employment.


Summer Camp Counselor for June-July 2015

We are looking to fill a few staff positions for our Summer Camp, June 22 through the last week of July. If you are interested, contact Peter Schoen. Middle school children finishing 7th and 8th grades can participate as CITscounselors in training. More detailed information and a camp brochure will be coming in the next few weeks as well as registration information. More information is here:  Summer Camp.  If you have questions, e-mail Peter Schoen at pschoen@sacwaldorf.org or call 916-844-7389. 


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