FIRST GRADE CLASS TEACHER
The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf-trained, experienced class teacher for our First Grade for the 2013-2014 school year. We anticipate a full class of students, the majority of whom come from our strong kindergarten program. 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. Our faculty is stable and experienced, with class teachers supported in their work by a full range of specialty classes. In addition we have 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. If you are interested in joining us, please submit a completed application, a resume and letter of interest to Julie MacArthur, Lower School Coordinator, email@example.com. Click here to download the application. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to download the application. We are an equal opportunity employer.
SUMMER PROGRAM DIRECTOR 2014
The Sacramento Waldorf School is seeking a warm-hearted experienced program director for the 2014 summer. The position of the Summer Program Director requires a person who can multi-task with a calm and purposeful disposition. The duties of the director are to provide a wholesome summer program with age-appropriate enriching sessions guided by Waldorf philosophy and based on daily rhythms. In addition the Camp Director hires, trains and supervises all camp employees; communicates well with parents; records program information in a timely manner; works with the business office and marketing staff; and teaches some electives.
The Sacramento Waldorf School Summer Program is a rich summertime experience for children who are entering kindergarten through rising sixth graders. Because children are grouped by grade, we are able to offer thoughtfully-prepared programs that are geared entirely toward the needs and unique abilities of each developmental stage. No matter their age, children revel in the healthy activities and nature-based environment of our campus, including our five-acre farm, forests and streams, playing fields and gardens. We offer an outdoor, completely media-free program and nutritious snacks that nourish children’s bodies and spirits. Our summer program has provided happy memories to hundreds of children over several decades.
· Working knowledge of Anthroposophy and Waldorf Education.
· Experience with children and summer or afterschool programs and experience managing the administrative functions of a summer or afterschool program.
· Ability to communicate with diverse groups effectively and kindly.
· CPR training and ServSafe Certificate.
Our Summer Program is a vibrant, happy program led by warm and intelligent leaders with a willingness to question and innovate in order to continue to positively meet our children and families. If you are interested in joining us, please submit a completed application (download here), a resume and letter of interest to Julie MacArthur, Lower School Coordinator, email@example.com.
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.
- 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.
Sacramento Waldorf School 3750 Bannister Road, Fair Oaks, California 95628