Employment

Waldorf School of the Peninsula (nursery – grade twelve) is celebrating over 30 years of bringing Waldorf education to Northern California. Our school has two beautiful campuses: Nursery through grade five, located in Los Altos and a few miles away in Mountain View are grades six – twelve. The San Francisco Peninsula offers the natural pleasures of redwood forests, mountain ranges, and seashores in a year-round mild climate. The area has a strong cultural emphasis, with internationally recognized colleges and universities, numerous museums, arts organizations, theatrical companies and symphonies.

We are one of five well-established Waldorf schools in the area. This network offers many opportunities along with a rich calendar of events, workshops, and speakers.

Our school is a full member of and accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. The school is also fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

With two nurseries, two kindergartens and grades one through twelve, we are a community of 70 full and part-time faculty and staff and 325 students. Our school is an increasingly international community, and our unique tuition adjustment program encourages economic diversity.

Employment Opportunities

Current Administrative Openings
Current Athletics Openings
Current Faculty Openings
2017-2018 Faculty Openings

 

Current Administrative Openings

Admissions Director
For Nursery – Grade Eight

Position Summary
The main goal of the WSP Admissions Director position is to achieve and maintain full enrollment at Waldorf School of the Peninsula by bringing in new families and retaining enrolled families. The Admissions Director is responsible for providing a welcoming, informed gateway to Waldorf education in general, and specifically to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula. The Admissions Director works in harmony and close communication with school faculty, board and administration. This Admissions Director position focuses on Early Childhood and Grades 1-8, and will work closely with the Admissions Director focusing on Grades 9-12.

Reporting Relationships
The Admissions Director reports directly to the School Administrator. He or she works closely with prospective and current parents and students, teachers, administrative staff and volunteers. The Admissions Director is responsible for planning and organizing admissions tours and other outreach events. During the enrollment process he or she works with the Early Childhood and Grades Admissions Committees, the First Grade Readiness team and the high school Admissions Director. The Admissions Director also works closely and collaboratively with the Advancement Team and the Marketing Committee in achieving the school’s financial and community building objectives.

Key Responsibilities
Information and Outreach
• Ensure response to phone and email inquiries in a timely manner
• Track incoming application materials, including school reports
• Track and fulfill requests from other schools for school reports
• Work with the Marketing Committee to create, produce and distribute school information packets to inquiring parents, parents on tours, and feeder school mailings
• Plan and execute school tours for Early Childhood and Grades
• Plan and execute major school enrollment events
• Plan and oversee outside enrollment events such as preschool fairs

Admissions
• Manage admissions process for Early Childhood and Grades 1 – 8
• Manage and host ECE events
• Work with EC admissions committee
• Work with grades admissions committee
• Organize grades applicants, including teacher meetings, assessment and shadows
• Work with high school Admissions Director to establish procedures for enrolling families who will have children attending both campuses.
• Establish a process for handing off a new student to the teacher

Re-enrollment
• Manage annual re-enrollment process for Early Childhood and Grades 1-8
• Work with parents and faculty on enrollment-related school/student issues
• Manage exit processes and withdrawals, communication with teachers and business office

Registrar
• Manages database entry and information for inquiries, applications and accepted students
• Manages database updates for students leaving the school
• Supports the 8th grade applications to WSP high school
• Processes 8th grade records requests for applications to other high schools
• Manages student exit processes and withdrawals

Other
• Manage Admissions Committee according to committee mandate
• Member of Advancement Team
• Member of Marketing Committee
• Work with other Los Altos office staff to ensure campus coverage during work week
• Weekly traffic and other duties assignments
• Other duties as assigned
• Provide enrollment reports, trends, forecasts and updates to School Administrator, Board and other Management as needed

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the following:
• Outgoing, enthusiastic, warm and friendly presence; interested in parents,
children and teachers
• Strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural exposure and knowledge
• In-depth understanding of and ability to articulate Waldorf education and WSP’s vision and mission
• Knowledge of issues within Waldorf movement
• Waldorf school background (student, teacher, classes) a plus.
• Organizational Skills; office management; strong PC & computing skills
• Database experience
• Available for full time on-campus weekly schedule, and ability to attend occasional after-school, evening and weekend events
• Able to walk, bend, squat, lift weights up to 30 lb.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Waldorf teacher training and experience a plus
• Marketing background a plus

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “Admissions Director.”

 

Front Desk Substitute Receptionist

Position Summary
The Substitute Front Desk Receptionist provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The receptionist will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, managing supplies, and deliveries, as well as additional clerical duties.

A receptionist’s daily tasks will involve:
• Greeting parents
• Assisting visitors
• Answering calls and checking the voicemail system
• Taking morning attendance (as needed)
• First Aid assistance
• Mailing, copying, and filing
• Responding to emails
• Tracking early dismissals
• Assembling packets for the admission director
• Managing supplies and orders (as needed)
• May also include learning enough about Magnus & the Veracross database to do simple queries and data entry

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “Front Desk Substitute Receptionist.”

 

Business Assistant & HR Generalist

Position Summary
The Business Assistant works in the Business Office and is responsible for human resources and benefits administration, as well as assisting with accounting functions.

Key Responsibilities:

Human Resources

Benefits Administration
• Successfully manage and coordinate benefit programs (Health, Dental, Long Term Disability, HSA, FSA, 403(b) Retirement Plan, Life/AD&D and COBRA) for employees, including employee communication, problem solving and claims resolution.
• Ensure all plans comply with applicable laws and statutes (HIPPA, ERISA and IRS guidelines).
• Research and implement new supplemental benefit programs as directed by the DFO
• Assist in development of insurance budget and negotiate contracts on an annual basis with DFO.
• Prepare/edit Summary Plan Descriptions as needed for plan changes and legal compliance.
• Administer HSA and FSA Plans.
Manage annual open enrollment for Health, Dental, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, HSA and FSA plans.

Employee Relations
• Maintain employee handbook for the School and recommend changes to the DFO.
• Ensure compliance with federal and state statutes/laws such as FMLA, ADA, Sexual Harassment, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, Title VII, and ERISA and communicates changes to the DFO.
• Manage employee hiring and separation process as outlined in the New or Terminating Employee checklists.
• Manage Worker’s Compensation program (file claims, follow-up, etc.)
• Manages Employee files according to Record Retention laws and Best Practices.
• Manage both campus labor law postings and Worker’s Compensation postings to ensure compliance
• Email Administrator-Manage WSP employee’s email account passwords, activation, set up and termination
• Add/Terminate/Change employee information in Verracross
• Manage background check clearance, TB and Health Assessment test clearance for Employees

Business Office Assistant Duties

Risk Management
• Edit Overnight Field Trip Form to add travel risks involved
• Manage Employee Field Trip Driver Forms and run DMV checks once per year through WSP’s liability insurance carrier
• Book travel reservations for school trips
• Manage background check clearance, TB and Health Assessment tests clearance for Volunteers
• Assist in yearly update of classroom emergency binders and emergency red bags

Accounting
• Invoice student Extended Care on a monthly basis.
• A/P function for the gift store
• Assist the DFO with collections.
• Assist the Bookkeeper with payroll and accounting functions on an as needed basis.
• Assist the DFO with RFP, procurement and vendor contract negotiations on an as needed basis.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additionally, candidate will be extremely detail oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to work under pressure both independently and within a team-oriented environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. Previous payroll, HR, or accounting experience and BA/BS preferred.

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line “Business Assistant/HR Generalist”

 

Director of Finance and Operations

As the school’s chief business officer, the Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for judiciously managing the school’s resources in a manner consistent with the mission and values of the school. The ideal candidate will be a strategic partner with the School Administrator and Board of Trustees and participate on the highly collaborative administrative team, contributing to long-¬term planning and current operations. Reporting to the School Administrator, the Director of Finance manages the financial, accounting, human resource, risk management, facilities and Tuition Adjustment activities of the school. The position is exempt and full time for twelve months per year. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

— Manage all functions of the business office following priorities set by the School Administrator, Board and institutional needs.
— Collaborate with Board, committee and mandate group members including those representing finance, facilities, strategic planning, development and other related priorities.
— Manage finance and accounting activities including interim and annual reporting, coordination of audit and 990, analysis of trends and comparative information, and oversight of business office systems.
— Manage annual budget process that includes input from the Pedagogical Council, board committees, and staff.
— Supervise the work of the full¬time HR Generalist, Accounting Manager and Facilities Manager.
— Oversee human resources functions including payroll and benefits administration, handbooks, and employee and independent contractor agreements
— Administer the Tuition Adjustment Program to optimize affordability for school families
— Oversee risk management practices including insurance, compliance, and co–leadership of safety and security program
— Collaborate on major school Initiatives including facilities projects and fundraising campaigns
— Attend meetings of the school Staff, Finance Committee, Investment Committee, Board of Trustees, All School Meetings and others as customary and related to school finance and business functions

Qualifications and Competencies:
— Five years professional experience in finance or accounting with verifiable experience in preparation of non-¬profit GAAP financial statements and at least three years in a supervisory role. Experience in school or other non-¬profit administration preferred.
— Master’s Degree with specialization in business administration, finance or a related field, OR Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in business or accounting and designation as a Certified Public Accountant.
— Commitment and capacity to fulfill the responsibilities of the Director of Finance in furthering the School’s mission, strategic plan and goals.
— Mature and excellent judgment and sensitivity in managing responsibilities and relationships
— Personable, positive personality with customer service mindset
— Able to manage several projects simultaneously and adapt to frequent changes with a strong team orientation
— Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
— Resourceful, creative solution¬ finder, able to develop options with a broad perspective on the potential impact of change
— Ability to effectively negotiate in a way that supports the interests and mission of the School
— Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
— Team player who can discern when to lead or when to support
— Knowledge of systems applications related to business office job functions
— Accurate and attentive to detail
— Sensitivity, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
— Commitment to development of relevant professional knowledge, skills, and abilities

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “Director of Finance and Operations”. Waldorf School of the Peninsula is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Community Development Coordinator (Part-Time)

This position is paid hourly and with an average of 20-25 hours per week. The Community Development Coordinator will serve as the key link between the community (parents, faculty/staff, alumni, and friends) and the school on all community related events. Working with the Administrative staff, faculty and the Parent Circle, the Community Development Coordinator helps foster adult connections and engagement in the school.

Key responsibilities include:
— Serves as a liaison between Administration and the volunteer event leaders,
— Provides administrative support to community events
— Helps with volunteer coordination; matching the needs of the school with the interests, skills and abilities of the individual
— Works with the Parent Circle on coordination of community events
— Works with the faculty, providing administration support, on school festivals and in support of adult education programs
— Supports alumni relations
— Supports the receptionists and main office staff with the demands of the office during peak activity times
— Coordinates logistics and event support for:
Holiday Faire
8th and 12th grade graduations
Grandfriends’s Day
Renaissance in Education Event
Parent Orientation
Parent Appreciation Tea
Spring Community Picnic

Required skills include strong organizational skills and results-oriented approach balanced with the ability to reach out and make connections with members of our community. Effective communications skills are essential to successfully balance detailed tasks and activities with the larger goals of the various groups within our community. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and ability to work with our on-line database are necessary. Understanding of Waldorf Education and the concerns and issues of parents is a plus.

The Community Development Coordinator schedule will be driven by the events in the school calendar, schedule of meetings with volunteers, administrative staff, parent circle and the support need of the office as well as free time on campus for ad hoc discussions and connections with parents.

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line “Community Development Coordinator.”

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Current Athletics Openings

Part-Time Assistant Basketball Coach

Waldorf School of the Peninsula in Mountain View is seeking a Part-Time Assistant Basketball Coach.

If you are passionate and devoted to inspiring children through basketball, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities Include availability on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:00 pm for the entire middle school girls basketball season which is January through mid-March, and some additional days when coaching games.

Compensation commensurate on experience.

Requirements:
— Experience playing and/or teaching basketball
— An understanding of the fundamental skills, successful tactics, strategies and rules involved in these sports.
— Must be able to adapt to change in work environment, accept criticism and feedback, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, work cooperatively in group situations, and work actively to resolve conflicts. Must work well with others on a team.
— Must complete DOJ and FBI live-scan fingerprinting prior to the start of service.
— Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Please send your resume to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org listing “Assistant Basketball Coach” in the subject line.

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Current Faculty Openings

English Teacher (Part-Time)

We are seeking a part time English middle school teacher for grades 6-8. The number of classes depends upon experience. A bachelor’s degree and successful experience teaching English curriculum to middle students is required. A Waldorf Teacher Training certificate and experience teaching at a Waldorf School is preferred.

We particularly welcome inquiries from experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers to help the school continue to develop in a responsible, forward-thinking way that meets the dynamic energy of our Silicon Valley constituency but slows its jangle and hyper-competitiveness.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “English Teacher”.

 

High School Math Teacher (Part- to Full-Time)

We are seeking a part to full time math teacher for grades 6-12. The number of classes depends upon experience. A bachelor’s degree and successful experience teaching Math curriculum to middle and high school students is required. A Waldorf Teacher Training certificate and experience teaching at a Waldorf School is preferred.

We particularly welcome inquiries from experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers to help the school continue to develop in a responsible, forward-thinking way that meets the dynamic energy of our Silicon Valley constituency but slows its jangle and hyper-competitiveness.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “Math Teacher”.

 

Extended Care Assistant & Staff Members (Part-Time)

The Waldorf School of the Peninsula is seeking an Extended Care assistant and staff members for our Los Altos campus. Extended Care staff work closely with the program director as a team, to provide a warm, playful and safe neighborhood-style experience for our students in grades 1-5 during after school hours. This position is an hourly, part-time school year position of 15-25 hours per week, with possible summer opportunities.

Excellent, professional interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to multitask and take ownership of a wide range of children’s needs, indoor and outdoor activities, and housekeeping duties. Areas of responsibility include tracking student arrivals and departures, supervision and support of student activities and social interactions, communication with parents, and a variety of daily housekeeping duties including organization and management of materials and classroom space, food preparation, laundry and cleaning tasks.

The ideal candidate will have a loving and playful, yet authoritative presence with children. He or she will be fluid and flexible in an ever-changing landscape, yet able and willing to maintain the rhythms and routines that are in place to support this fluidity for the children. Experience working with elementary-age children is required, as is the ability to be in physical movement such as walking, bending, lifting approximately 25lbs, squatting, and play for the majority of the work day. Candidate will be safety conscious and able to solve problems with discernment while maintaining confidentiality of student, familial and organizational information.

These positions offer a supportive workplace, interactions with our wonderful parents, students and teachers, and an interesting variety of daily challenges. The assistant position is ideal for someone with strong leadership capacities who has an interest in teaching and Waldorf Education.

Availability within the following hours listed below is required and from 8:00 am on select days when school closed but Extended Care is open:

M,T,W,F 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm and Th 11:30 am – 6:00 pm.

CPR and First Aid/emergency training a plus. Offers of employment will require submission of TB test results and Livescan fingerprinting/background check.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with their name and EC Assistant in the subject line.

 

Early Childhood Substitute Teachers

Waldorf School of the Peninsula located in Los Altos California, is seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our teaching team working with Nursery School through kindergarten aged children. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

We are currently seeking early childhood substitutes who are interested in Waldorf Education.

Required Experience and Qualifications
Completion of at least two postsecondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development each semester or quarter following initial employment, and continuation in the educational program each semester or quarter until 12 units have been completed.

Preferred Experience and Education
- 12 ECE Units
- 6 Months of experience in licensed setting
- Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting and working with toddlers through pre-kindergarten aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.
-Current CPR and First Aid certification

Please email resume and cover letter with the subject line stating “Early Childhood Substitute Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.
 

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Future Faculty Openings

Class Teacher for First Grade 2017-2018

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is seeking to hire an experienced grades class teacher for the first grade class in the fall of 2017.  We are looking for a dynamic individual who is interested in joining our well established grades faculty within a growing and thriving Silicon Valley community.

Our ideal candidate:
- Holds a Waldorf Teacher Training certificate
- Has Waldorf class teaching experience
- Holds a bachelor’s degree
- Has excellent written and verbal communications
- Is skilled in collaboration with parents and colleagues

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography with the subject line stating “First Grade Class Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

 

Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is seeking to hire an inspired lead early childhood teacher who is passionate about the young child and Waldorf Education for the fall of 2017. We are seeking an experienced teacher to help us open a new classroom in our early childhood program. We are looking for a dynamic individual who is interested in working with us to grow and develop our program to meet the needs of children and families in Silicon Valley.

Responsibilities:
Each employee is responsible for exhibiting good communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. In collaboration with Waldorf School of the Peninsula administrative staff and early childhood faculty:

- Teach early childhood classes
- Create a nurturing environment for young children and families
- Develop classroom program, curriculum and schedules to ensure pedagogically and developmentally appropriate practices
- Manage classroom staff, providing clear expectations and responsibilities
- Ensure that licensing regulations are followed by all classroom staff
- Work collaboratively and professionally with other early childhood teachers to establish a cohesive early childhood community
- Work collaboratively and professionally with school administration
- Develop avenues of parent communication and education; weekly newsletter, bulletin board, workshops & class meetings, etc.
- Provide ongoing assessments of child progress
- Provide bi-annual Parent and Teacher conferences
- Oversee food service
- Attend division and faculty meetings as required
- Serve on school committees as required
- Establish and maintain relationships with greater early childhood community

Required Qualifications:
One of the following:
- Twelve post-secondary semester or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed, with passing grades, at an accredited or approved college or university; and at least six months of work experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
- A current and valid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with the appropriate age-level endorsement issued by the CDA National Credentialing Program of the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition; and at least six months of on-the-job training and/or work experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
- One of the following Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing:
— Child Development Teacher Permit; or
— Child Development Master Teacher Permit; or
— Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.

- An Early Childhood Center Teacher must be at least 18 years old.
- Must be able to perform and meet the physical demands required in this capacity (ability to sit on the floor, bend at the waist, kneel and/or stop most of the time)
- Complete a health screening (no more than 60 days prior to hire date) and negative Tuberculosis test (no more than 1 year prior to hire date)
- Meet the immunization requirements required by the state of CA for early childhood employees
- Must have a current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain
- Complete a California criminal record clearance via DOJ, FBI, and CACI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
- Completed or currently enrolled in a Waldorf Teacher Training
- Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeinsula.org.

 

Early Childhood Assistant

We are seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our Early Childhood teaching team as an Early Childhood Assistant. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in kindergarten and in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

Roles and Responsibilities
WSP Employees working with these young children must be an appropriate role model for the children and parents. Each employee is responsible for exhibiting good communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude.

Specific duties are based on positions. General duties are as follows:
— Fulfill agreed upon responsibilities within classroom
— If an assistant or aide is doing Waldorf training, plans for coverage during the practicum weeks must be made at the beginning of the year with the lead teacher and the Faculty Chair.
— Attend and help run EC-wide events
— Be available for occasional evenings/weekends

Qualifications
Qualifications for an Early Childhood Assistant include the general requirements above plus:
-12 Early Childhood units
-6 months working in a licensed early childhood facility

Preferred Experience and Education
- Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting and working with nursery through kindergarten aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.
*All Faculty and staff must have current CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain, meet the vaccine requirements required by the state of CA for early childhood employees, complete a Health Screening by a licensed physician, and complete a fingerprinting LiveScan as required by state child care licensing.
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

 

Early Childhood Teacher’s Aide

We are seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our Early Childhood teaching team as an early childhood aide. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in kindergarten and in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

Roles and Responsibilities
WSP Employee’s working with these young children must be an appropriate role model for the children and parents. Each employee is responsible for exhibiting good communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. Specific duties are based on positions. General duties are as follows:
- Fulfill agreed upon responsibilities within classroom
- If an assistant or aide is doing Waldorf training, plans for coverage during the practicum weeks must be made at the beginning of the year with the lead teacher and the Faculty Chair.
- Attend and help run EC-wide events
- Be available for occasional evenings/weekends

Qualifications
Qualifications for an Early Childhood Aide include the general requirements above plus:
- 6 Early Childhood units

Preferred Experience and Education
- Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting and working with nursery through kindergarten aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.

*All Faculty and staff must have current CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain, meet the vaccine requirements required by the state of CA for early childhood employees, complete a Health Screening by a licensed physician, and complete a fingerprinting LiveScan as required by state child care licensing.

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email resume and cover letter to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

 

Math Teacher for Middle and High School (Full-Time)

We are seeking a part to full time math teacher for grades 6-12. The number of classes depends upon experience. A bachelor’s degree and successful experience teaching Math curriculum to middle and high school students is required. A Waldorf Teacher Training certificate and experience teaching at a Waldorf School is preferred.

We particularly welcome inquiries from experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers to help the school continue to develop in a responsible, forward-thinking way that meets the dynamic energy of our Silicon Valley constituency but slows its jangle and hyper-competitiveness.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating “Math Teacher”.

 

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We particularly welcome inquiries from experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers to help the school continue to develop in a responsible, forward-thinking way that meets the dynamic energy of our Silicon Valley constituency but slows its jangle and hyper-competitiveness.

Waldorf School of the Peninsula (Nursery – Grade 12) is celebrating over 30 years of bringing Waldorf Education to Northern California. Our school has two beautiful campuses: nursery through grade 5 in Los Altos, and a few miles away in Mountain View are grades 6-12. Our school is a full member of and accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. The school is also fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Our Waldorf community is committed to salaries that allow enjoyment of this area’s outstanding access to museums, symphonies, and intellectually stimulating venues, as well as hundreds of square miles of open space, trails, and nature preserves accessible year round thanks to our mild climate.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line stating  the position in which you are interested.