Administration and Staff Employment Opportunities

Current Administrative & Staff Openings

High School Pedagogical Administrator

The Waldorf School of the Peninsula (WSP) seeks a full time Pedagogical Administrator (PA) for its High School program. 

Candidates should have strong connections to the Waldorf movement and be able to work well within school processes while always having an eye for how they can be improved better to serve our school community. A demonstrated commitment to collaborative work and consensus decision making is essential as well as an emphatic approach to working with colleagues, students and parents. Experience, awareness, and dedication to nonviolent communication and effective conflict management are musts.

Start date is flexible.

Position Summary

  1. Oversee and facilitate processes that ensure the school’s pedagogical quality, consistency, coherence, and continuity.
  2. Bring a whole-school perspective, bridging administrative and pedagogical insights, to all discussions.
  3. Support the work of the Pedagogical Council
  4. Work closely with the N-8 School Pedagogical Administrator, the School Administrator, and the Management Team to review and refine governance structures, policies, and procedures.

In consultation and collaboration with their counterpart, other faculty, and administrative staff, the Pedagogical Administrator oversee and have responsibility in the following areas:

  1. Faculty Recruitment and Hiring
  2. Faculty Professional Development & Mentoring
  3. Faculty Communication & Working Together
  4. Student Support
  5. Admissions Support
  6. Student Assessments
  7. Parent Work
  8. Curriculum Development & Implementation
  9. Administrative Faculty Support Work

This position reports to the School Administrator.

Please send cover letter, resume and short bio to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

 

Piano Accompanist

We are seeking a dedicated part-time piano accompanist with a strong command of classical repertoire for our Eurythmy movement classes. Experience with working with middle and high school students is helpful. The 6th through 12th grade classes are located on our Mountain View Campus.

Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org with the subject line “Piano Accompanist.”

 

Extended Care Staff (Part-Time)

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. They 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 “Extended Care Staff” in the subject line.

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We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.