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Middle School Teacher 2022-2023

Davis Waldorf School

Davis, CA, USA

Full time


Apr 21

The Davis Waldorf School, located in the Central Valley of Northern California, is seeking experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic middle school teachers. Our ideal candidates are trained in Waldorf education and have experience teaching. They should be committed to collegial work, self-development, and excellence in teaching.

Davis is noted for its desirable quality of life, its seeming small town atmosphere, and an emphasis on parks and open spaces. Davis is also known for its innovation in all aspects of community life as a leader in fostering and implementing non-traditional approaches to traditional problems. Known as an environmentally aware and socially innovative city, Davis boasts more than 50 miles of bicycle paths and more bicycles per capita than any other city in the nation! 

The Davis Waldorf School is a school of 215 children, pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. We are in our 37th year and have been experiencing healthy enrollment, ongoing growth, and strong support from our community. We have a strong, trained and experienced faculty and a supportive parent body. We have a robust specialty program that includes Spanish, Handwork, Games, Strings, Band, Gardening and Woodworking. Our staff is full of creativity, experience and commitment, and we look forward to welcoming new teachers into our warm and caring community!

Benefits include medical dental and vision coverage, tuition remission, 403b and a continuing education stipend. Class Teachers enjoy a healthy class budget that also gives an opportunity for experiential learning on field trips!

The position requires a deep understanding and grounding in the foundations of Waldorf education, as well as the abilities to:

  • Plan the daily, weekly and block rhythms of the year
  • Deepen their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seek out new materials for their teaching.
  • Commit to faculty responsibilities including weekly meetings in our grades section group, weekly faculty meetings and committee service.
  • Build a healthy class community.

Position Details: Full-time salaried 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 – 2 years of previous relevant classroom preferred
  • Relevant experience in a Waldorf inspired program or some demonstrable training in Waldorf pedagogy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have completed, or are currently enrolled in a Waldorf Teacher Training Program
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Teaching experience in a Waldorf school

If you are interested in joining us at the Davis Waldorf School, please submit your cover letter and resume to our recruitment committee at recruitment@daviswaldorf.org

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