Employment Opportunities

An independent, not-for-profit school for children in early childhood through high school, fully accredited by AWSNA, Pasadena Waldorf School is nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Our school is a welcoming retreat from suburban congestion, with easy access to the mountains, the seacoast, and the amenities of the Greater Los Angeles area. The Pasadena Waldorf School opened its new high school with a lead class of 17 students in August 2012. The high school is located in 5,000 sq. ft. of classroom and office space on the William Carey International University, a 17-acre property 2.5 miles from the lower school campus.

Founded in 1979, Pasadena Waldorf is a well-established, stable school with curricula and programs based on Rudolf Steiner’s picture of child development and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) Shared Principles. Our active, mutually supportive faculty enjoy competitive salaries and a generous employee benefit program. The Los Angeles Branch of the Anthroposophical Society and Library is located nearby in Pasadena.

To learn more about Waldorf Education and Anthroposophy, please visit the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) website.

Available Positions

Full-time First Grade Teacher
Beginning: as early as January 2015

The Pasadena Waldorf School is seeking a full-time, Waldorf-trained First Grade Teacher to begin after Winter break with a class of 22 children. Applicants must be comfortable and capable working with parents and children alike. Ideal candidates are friendly, open, well-spoken, fully trained in Waldorf education, hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, have already been successful teaching, and enjoy working collegially in a Waldorf school.

Our faculty enjoys competitive salaries and a generous employee benefit program, including support for professional development, full tuition remission for enrolled children, family medical and dental plans, and a retirement plan. The area features the Los Angeles Branch of the Anthroposophical Society (in Pasadena) nearby anthroposophical medical practitioners and physicians, and the Christian Community.

Applicants should fax or email a letter of interest, resume, three references including most recent school employer, and a brief biography as soon as possible to the College of Teachers Staffing Committee, c/o Douglas Garrett, Administrator, dgarrett@pasadenawaldorf.org.

Pasadena Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, political affiliation, handicapping conditions, or sex in its educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment that is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program to which application has been made.