Early Childhood Assistant Teachers

 Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm is looking for assistant teachers who have completed or are enrolled in a Waldorf Teacher Training or Lifeways program to assist in our classrooms beginning in August 2020. These positions are paid hourly and range from part time to full time. Our vibrant Early Childhood program serves children from infancy through kindergarten and we are blessed with beautiful spaces, both inside and outside, in which to hold the children. We are a faculty of twelve early childhood professionals who work, study and collaborate together as we tend to the more than 100 children in our care. 

 The school (est. 1974) is located in beautiful Sonoma County, just 60 miles north of San Francisco. Sprawling over 38 acres, we have one of the most extensive Waldorf programs on the continent including a fully operational Biodynamic farm and a vibrant circus program. Summerfield is AWSNA and WASC accredited, and serves pre-school through high school. For more information about Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm, visit www.summerfieldwaldorf.org. 

Please email your letter of intention, along with a resume, to Carrie Wooldridge, Human Resources Coordinator at carrie@summerfieldwaldorf.org. Please also include three professional references (with phone numbers), at least two of whom have seen you teach.

This position is open until filled. 

The Early Childhood assistant teacher position is a regular, hourly position. 

Feel free to contact Carrie Wooldridge should you have specific questions about this position. 


Physical Requirements for Employees at SWSF:

Summerfield is both a school and farm. Though we do have paved pathways between various buildings, many pathways are unpaved and rough. Some have steep inclines and declines, steps and holes.

Employees must have the ability to:

  • Stand and walk on various-density and uneven surfaces for extended periods of time and significant lengths;
  • Sit for extended periods of time, both in chairs and on the floor;
  • Use a computer for extended periods of time;
  • Squat, stoop and/or bend over;
  • Reach overhead, grasp, push/pull up to 35 pounds for short distances;
  • Lift and carry up to 45 lbs. at waist height for short distances.

655 Willowside Road Santa Rosa, CA 95401 ph (707) 575-7194 www.summerfieldwaldorf.org