Davis Waldorf School
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Faculty and Staff Openings

Davis Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

First Grade Teacher 2018-2019

The Davis Waldorf School (located in Northern California near Sacramento) seeks a first grade teacher for our school that houses a full Waldorf program on our beautiful 5 acre campus. 

Our 30 year old school serves approximately 200 children from preschool – 8th grade. We have a strong and experienced faculty dedicated to working out of Anthroposophy. The administrative team (Director of Pedagogy and Programs, Administrator, business management, bookkeeping, enrollment, development, registrar, and receptionist) work well together supporting the tasks necessary to deliver a full accredited Waldorf curriculum. Our parents are invested in their children's education and in the school, bringing great enthusiasm and energy to any project.

We will be contacting candidates who meet the following qualifications: Bachelors or Masters Degree and Waldorf School Teaching Certification. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable. Competitive salary and benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; full tuition and child care remission for up to two children ages 2– grade 8; needs-based tuition assistance available through the Sacramento Waldorf High School; a retirement plan and ongoing teacher development opportunities.

Our school is located in Davis, California, just one and a half hours from Sierra skiing in Tahoe, one hour from the San Francisco Bay Area, and one hour from California’s famed wine region. Davis is a university town with a progressive, vigorous community noted for its small-town style, energy conservation, environmental programs, parks, tree preservation, red double-decker London buses, miles of bike paths and greenbelts, and the quality of its educational institutions.

We are accredited by and a full member school of AWSNA [Association of Waldorf Schools of North America] and WECAN [Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America].

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter, your resume, and contact information for three references to the Davis Waldorf School at: office@daviswaldorf.org


Early Childhood Substitute Teacher for the 2017-2018 School Year

Are you passionate about working with young children? We are looking for a qualified individual to join our Faculty as an Early Childhood Substitute Teacher, for the 2017-2018 school year. The position must be staffed from approximately 7:45-1:15 pm or 12:30-5:00 pm daily.

The EC Substitute teacher will assist the Lead Teachers and children in both preschools and kindergartens with daily activities. They will work under the supervision of our experienced Lead Teachers to provide a safe, loving, nurturing environment for children in one of our Early Childhood Classrooms.  We are looking for a substitute teacher who has strong communication skills, knowledge of child development, and an interest in implementing curriculum and activities, following the example of the Lead Teacher. Reliability is essential.  Waldorf training or experience is preferred.  We will consider candidates who have six months of work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or similar program and a minimum of 12 ECE credits.

Applicants should enjoy working with a team, be willing to take on new responsibilities and classroom chores, be prepared for a physically active school day (outside, in all weather conditions), enjoy supervising children, and be flexible with their work schedule as needed.

To apply, complete a DWS school application (found on our website, www.daviswaldorf.org, Job Openings), submit your resume, a cover letter stating why you are a suitable candidate for this position, a copy of your transcripts and a list of three references (with e-mail addresses) to the Davis Waldorf School at: office@daviswaldorf.org or via mail.


After School Program Assistant Substitute

The Davis Waldorf School, located in North Davis, is searching for warm and caring individuals (18 years or older) to serve as a substitute in our after school program. Qualified applicants should have experience working with young children. Familiarity with Waldorf Education is preferred. Our program operates from 1:45 - 5:30 pm daily during the school year and from 8:00 - 5:30 on most school holidays.

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter, your resume, and three references with email addresses to the Davis Waldorf School at: office@daviswaldorf.org or via mail at: Recruitment Committee, Davis Waldorf School, 3100 Sycamore Lane, Davis, CA 95616. No phone calls please.

Grades Substitute Teacher

The Davis Waldorf School, located near Sacramento in Northern California, is searching for qualified substitute teachers for our grades classes. Qualified applicants should be trained, experienced or familiar with Waldorf Education.

To apply, please mail or email a cover letter, your resume, and contact information for three references to the Davis Waldorf School at: office@daviswaldorf.org or via mail at: Recruitment Committee, Davis Waldorf School, 3100 Sycamore Lane, Davis, CA 95616. No phone calls please.

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