Employment Opportunities

Full time position-GRADES TEACHER

WSSD is welcoming applications for a full-time Grades Class Teacher. We are looking for an individual dedicated to Waldorf education, with love and enthusiasm for teaching. We value collaborative working relations among our colleagues, confidence in representing Waldorf education to the broader community, and dedication to the whole school. 

Successful candidates will enthusiastically and energetically engage students and will work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators, as well as the parent community, to create an educational environment that is aligned with the school mission and program goals. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, and positive and effective classroom management. All Class Teachers are expected to have a history of strong, positive communication skills with parents and colleagues, to demonstrate professionalism and healthy boundaries, and to convey warmth and joy. 

Qualified applicants will have completed at least an undergraduate degree and a Waldorf class teacher training, and have previous experience as a Waldorf class teacher. They will also have an unflagging devotion to children, strong commitment to Waldorf Education, continuous professional development, and dedication to excellence in teaching, and a commitment to developing strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues, parents, and the wider community.

Waldorf School of San Diego was founded in 1982 and is fully accredited through AWSNA and WASC. We serve about 300 students in Early Childhood through 12th grade on two campuses in a culturally diverse urban setting within 10 miles of the Pacific Ocean. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum including Music, Handwork, and Woodwork, Outdoor Education, Spanish, French, Foreign Exchange program, Eurythmy, Games/PE, as well as a middle and high school Athletics Program.

Salary is dependent upon education and experience. Benefits offered to include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, tuition remission, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. 

Please contact us via email: HR@waldorfsandiego.org 


The Waldorf School of San Diego is seeking a Lead Aftercare Teacher to join our loving and dedicated Early Childhood staff. As the lead teacher, you will guide our afternoon childcare program which serves children, ages 3-6. This is a part-time position, Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:30; pay rate is $17/hour. Applicants must meet California Community Care licensing requirements, including 12 ECE units and proof of required immunizations or doctor-verified immunity. Will also need to complete required course to be Licensing Director during aftercare hours.

We are looking for someone who is mature and loving to nurture and care for the social, emotional, and physical needs of the children. If you have an understanding of Waldorf education, good communication skills with parents and other teachers, experience working with children in a similar environment and competence in completing weekly billing paperwork, you may be the one to join our community!

Desired Qualifications:

2+ to 5 years experience

First Aid Training, CPR Training, Early Childhood Education (ECE)

MUST have completed 12 ECE units, or 9 completed with 3 in progress; we cannot consider applicants without ECE units.

We can provide first aid/CPR course.


Compensation: $17.00 per hour

Availability: Part-time

Please contact us via email: HR@waldorfsandiego.org 

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of San Diego is accepting applications for a Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for the 2019-20 School year.

Kindergarten Assistant teachers support the lead teacher in all classroom and outdoor activities. This work includes preparing snack with the children, domestic activities, and supervising nap. Monday - Friday, 7:45am-3pm.

Desired Qualifications:

1+ to 2 years of experience

First Aid Training, CPR Training, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Early Child Development Coursework

Candidates to join our strong, collaborative Early Childhood faculty and staff must have completed at least 12 units of Early Childhood courses. Prefer Waldorf training and/or teaching experience.

Must have proof of immunizations or doctor's verification of immunity.

The school embraces the Waldorf pedagogical approach used in over a thousand schools in 59 countries throughout the world, with an age-appropriate curriculum.

In Early Childhood, we believe all children possess a fresh, natural sense of wonder and yearn to express this capacity in a social environment with other children. Our Early Childhood programs allow their childhood gifts to unfold in a gentle atmosphere of beauty, natural elements and human warmth.

Compensation: $12.00 to $14.00 per hour*, plus benefits

Availability: Full-time

Please contact us via email: HR@waldorfsandiego.org 


The Waldorf School of San Diego is looking for an energetic person to work in our grades aftercare program. Starting pay is $12.50/hour. Hours are from 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  Duties include supervising children at play, helping with snack, and clean up. Upon hire, you will be required to undergo a background check, be CPR certified and TB tested.  Please send your resume and a letter of interest to HR@waldorfsandiego.org and include contact information for your references.


The Waldorf School of San Diego is seeking a Classroom Assistant to support our 1st and 7th Grade classrooms for the 2019-20 school year. The assistant supports the lead teacher in a variety of ways — helping the teacher during Main Lesson as well as working with children one on one or in small groups. Our ideal candidates will have some knowledge of Waldorf education and experience working with children. This is an hourly position for 10 hours a week.  Please send your resume and a letter of interest to HR@waldorfsandiego.org and include contact information for your references.

Apply Now For WSSD

Interested candidates should respond immediately with a letter of interest, references and a resume to:

WSSD HR@waldorfsandiego.org

The Waldorf School of San Diego does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle, handicap, disability, age and all classifications protected by applicable state or federal discrimination laws in any of its policies, procedures or practices. This non-discriminatory policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in the School’s programs and activities.