Employment

The Sebastopol Charter School is a leader in public, Waldorf-inspired education. With an incredibly stable and strong program, Sebastopol Charter is one of the oldest public schools teaching a Waldorf curriculum in the country. All our class teachers have been Waldorf trained, our subject program is rich, and 100% of our parents donate to our school. Every year, families move from out of state to attend our school. Perhaps it is the right place for you too.

 

First Grade Teacher Position (2019-20 school year)

Join our committed Waldorf-trained faculty
as a First Grade Class Teacher in 2019-2020

Sebastopol Independent Charter School is a K-8 charter school with experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers and a commitment to offering a progressive Waldorf curriculum with integrity. We are the first certified Public Waldorf School by the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education. Sebastopol Charter was the first charter school to provide Waldorf education in the San Francisco Bay Area 23 years ago. We are located on a new 20-acre campus that we own.

We are financially stable and offer a full Waldorf curriculum of strong subject classes.  Our school has about 300 students with most of the classes having 32 students. Currently, every class has a waiting list.

We are located in the small city of Sebastopol, in beautiful Sonoma County, 25 minutes from the spectacular Northern California coast and an hour from San Francisco and Berkeley.  Numerous K-8 plus two Waldorf high schools, private and public, populate the area, making this area collaborative for Waldorf educators.  You won’t find a better spot to raise a family, connect with colleagues, fulfill your professional development goals, and hone your craft.

Qualified applicants will have a Waldorf Teacher Training Certificate and a California Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential.  Waldorf trained and experienced teachers will be considered if willing to pursue a state credential.  Successful previous teaching experience is essential. We offer a very competitive compensation package. Please learn more about us at www.sebastopolcharter.org.

Please send your resume, cover letter and 3 reference letters (with contact information) to Chris Topham, Executive Director, ctopham@sebastopolcharter.org.

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Physical Education Teacher Position (Start Fall 2019)

We’re looking for a physical education teacher to teach movement, physical education and games in grades 1-8. The teacher will teach 14 periods (out of 18 periods in the week). Grades 1-2 would only include one period each per week for developmental movement exercises. Grades 3-8 would each have two periods per week for age-appropriate games. The position will also include an “athletic director” component, which requires coordination and some sports coaching for grades 6-8 during after-school hours.

For this position, we value spatial dynamics training, experience leading children in developmental movement exercises and games, Waldorf curriculum knowledge, experience with pentathlon and medieval games, and general sports and coaching experience.

Successful previous teaching experience is essential. We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits. Please learn more about us at www.sebastopolcharter.org

Please send your resume, cover letter and 3 reference letters (with contact information) to Chris Topham, Executive Director, ctopham@sebastopolcharter.org

Sebastopol Independent Charter School is a K-8 charter school with experienced, Waldorf-trained teachers and a commitment to offering a Waldorf curriculum with integrity. Our parent body is incredibly committed to Waldorf education and works hard to support the faculty and school. Sebastopol Charter was the first charter school to provide Waldorf education in the San Francisco Bay Area 23 years ago. We have a 20-acre campus, including a sports field and track, which we look forward to develop further.

Our school has about 300 students with most of the classes having 32 students. We are located in the small city of Sebastopol, in beautiful Sonoma County, 25 minutes from the spectacular Northern California coast and an hour from San Francisco and Berkeley.  The ocean breezes tend to keep the summers cool, and the winters mild.  Numerous K-8 plus two Waldorf high schools, private and public, populate the area, making Sonoma County “Waldorf Mecca.”  You won’t find a better spot to raise a family, connect with colleagues, fulfill your professional development goals, and hone your craft.