Employment Opportunities

Work at the Waldorf School of San Diego

The Waldorf School of San Diego is a thriving educational community serving students from early childhood through twelfth grade. If you are looking to join a Waldorf school with a highly respected faculty and staff that enjoys the support of dedicated, loving families, please get in touch with us! The Waldorf School of San Diego is committed to increasing and supporting diversity in all of its forms in employment and in our programs. If interested email us at HR@waldorfsandiego.org. Please include a letter of intent addressing why you wish to be employed at The Waldorf School of San Diego, references, and your resume.

Current Open Positions 

Grade 1 Class Teacher

WSSD is welcoming applications for a full-time Grade 1 Class Teacher starting in the 2022-23 school year. 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, a 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 250 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 include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, tuition remission, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Please send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references including emails and phone numbers (in PDF format only) to communications@waldorfsandiego.org

Full Time Position – High School Science

The Waldorf School of San Diego High School is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic high school science teacher with leadership capacities for the 2022-23 school year.  Our growing high school is in its 14th year.  We own our own high school campus in a culturally diverse urban setting which is within walking distance of our lower school campus and within 10 miles of the Pacific Ocean.

The faculty works collaboratively and we place a high value on Waldorf Teacher Certification.  The school is looking for a high school science teacher with prior Waldorf teaching experience to join the outstanding faculty members currently in place.  The ideal candidate would hold a Bachelor’s degree in math and/or biology and certification in Waldorf education and have the joint capacities to inspire our students and help lead our school.

We offer full-time carrying faculty members a generous starting salary with increments for training and experience, tuition remission, a health care plan, and 401K with matching contributions.  Please send your resume and a letter of interest to communications@waldorfsandiego.org and include contact information for your references.


WSSD is excited to bring back aftercare this year. We are currently in search of an Early Childhood aftercare lead.  The pay rate is $18/hr.

EC responsibilities include but are not limited to managing aftercare staff, supervising students during aftercare hours, ensuring all COVID guidelines are followed during aftercare hours and securing the campus after hours. To be eligible for this position you must have completed 12 early childhood units. 

Please send resume and letters of interest to Rdavis@waldorfsandiego.org 

WSSD is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.