Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at San Francisco Waldorf School. The following positions are accepting applications.

Current Employment Opportunities

High School Mathematics Teacher, Part-Time (posted June 2018)

This is an hourly, part-time position.

Summary:

San Francisco Waldorf High School seeks a part time math instructor with a deep knowledge of mathematics. We seek teachers with a passion for mathematics, a sense of humor and the belief that all students can understand algebra and geometry.

Responsibilities include:

This is a part-time, hourly position teaching two math tracks (3 class periods + prep per week per track for a total of 6 teaching hours) for the academic year (Aug 27, 2018-June 7, 2019). The classes could be Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, or Precalculus, depending on schedule and qualifications.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • High school teaching experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with Waldorf pedagogy
  • Computer science experience a plus

Benefits and Compensation:

  • This is a non-exempt, hourly position.
  • This position carries no benefits other than those available through the San Francisco City Ordinances.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Faculty; hourly employee

Reports to: High School Chair

Hired by: High School Steering Committee

Date Modified: June 2018

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering equity and inclusion. All minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

High School Pedagogical Chair (posted May 2018)

Summary:

Working closely with the College of Teachers, High School Steering Committee, and High School Chair, the High School Pedagogical Chair (PC) is a senior school leader working with High School faculty to ensure continued high quality programming at SFWHS. The PC is primarily responsible for leading the High School Steering Committee work on pedagogical creativity and effectiveness. S/he is a member of the College of Teachers and High School Steering Committee. S/he works in direct collaboration with the High School Chair.

The HS Pedagogical Director is a 50% FTE position with the essential responsibility of faculty/pedagogical leadership and support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • With the HS Steering Committee and other mandated groups, leads and manages faculty hiring, evaluation, and professional development
  • Leads the Professional Development Committee of the High School: supports mentoring, organizes regular evaluations for all faculty, collaborates on teacher training efforts, helps to organize annual faculty retreats (Aug, Feb, June)
  • Works with faculty and staff to address, manage, and resolve specific curricular and faculty issues
  • Manages substitution schedule and other pedagogical administrative issues as needed
  • Supports HS Registrar and HS Steering Committee to review and make schedules including ML block rotation, Weekly Schedule, and HS Yearly Overview
  • In collaboration with HS Chair, sets agendas and chairs meetings for the High School Steering Committee
  • Coordinates Faculty Meeting Committee for weekly Wednesday faculty meetings and helps to create agendas
  • With College of Teachers, leads continuous curriculum improvement and development, ensuring creativity and individual opportunity throughout programs
  • Attends meetings of the College of Teachers, High School Steering, High School Faculty, and Full Faculty as needed
  • May teach high school courses (not to exceed 50% FTE)

Qualification:

  • Experienced Waldorf trained teacher

Benefits and Compensation:

This is a .5FTE position. Benefits include dental, flexible spending plans, matching retirement plan (after one year), and pro-rated tuition remission (by FTE) for eligible dependents. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Faculty; Exempt from overtime

Hired by: High School Steering Committee and High School Chair

Evaluated by: College of Teachers and High School Chair

Date Modified: May 2018

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering equity and inclusion. All minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

Early Childhood Pedagogical Chair (posted May 2018)

This is a .5FTE position.

Summary:

Working closely with the Grade School Chair, Grade School Steering Committee, Early Childhood teachers and other mandated groups or individuals, support the Parent-Child Program, Nursery and Kindergarten with pedagogical leadership and tasks, including pedagogical aspects of enrollment transitions from Parent-Child to Nursery, Nursery to Kindergarten and Kindergarten to First Grade. This is a new position and priorities will be set together with GSC as this position evolves. Tasks may include:

Long Range Planning and Facilities:

  • Guide and coordinate with EC faculty the long-range plan for EC programs and facilities including guidelines for class size, student/teacher ratios and other program needs
  • Guide and support needs which accompany opening of third Nursery classroom in 2018-2019 school year and look ahead to a fourth Nursery classroom in the future
  • Serve as facilities liaison for the Nursery program and facilities support for Parent Child-Program
  • Stay abreast of national trends and research in early childhood education and childbirth demographics

Faculty Support:

  • Coordinate substitution for early childhood and provide substitution as needed
  • Attend monthly EC meetings with Parent-Child/Nursery/Kindergarten staff
  • With GSC, help guide professional development, mentoring and evaluation for EC faculty
  • Assist GSC with Early Childhood hiring needs

Outreach and Marketing:

  • Work with Marketing Director to enhance marketing for EC as well as targeting new potential families. Construct strategies for increased enrollment
  • Support weekly tours during admissions season and other enrollment efforts as directed by GSC and speak at Open House events
  • Visit birthing centers, home based programs and nursery schools to promote SFWS
  • Review and keep current online EC content in conjunction with EC faculty and marketing staff

Community Building:

  • Support planning of yearly calendar and promotion of EC focused public lectures and community building events along with Community Enrichment committee and EC faculty
  • Provide in-reach support to current Early Childhood families through relationship building and strive to know each family entering our EC program

Student Support:

  • Review and track increased sensory issues of incoming children and provide guidance and leadership to address increase in potential needs for support services/interventions with assistance from Care Group

Parent Support:

  • Attend “first days” for Nursery and KG to assist parents, children and faculty with transitions

Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in early childhood teaching and/or administration in a Waldorf school
  • Waldorf teacher training
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Completion of 12 ECEs
  • Tactful, effective and comprehensive leadership skills; comfort and facility working in collaborative groups with the ability to orchestrate timely and appropriate outcomes
  • Strong communication skills, speaking and writing
  • Strong facility with digital communication tools
  • Understanding of and appreciation for collaborative leadership

Benefits and Compensation:

This is a .5 FTE position. Benefits include dental, flexible spending plans, matching retirement plan (after one year) and pro-rated tuition remission for eligible dependents in our N-12 program. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: May 2018

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering equity and inclusion. All minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org