Kindergarten Lead Teacher Opening beginning August 1, 2020

Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm is looking for a fully trained kindergarten teacher with at least five years’ experience as lead teacher to hold one of our three kindergartens beginning in August 2020. This position is full time with benefits. 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. 

Summerfield spans all of childhood, infancy through twelfth grade. 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. We make every effort to educate the whole child in practical arts, movement, agriculture, social inclusion, artistic work, and a rich festival life. 

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

This position is open until filled. 

This position is a Full-Time position with benefits included. Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm offers a generous benefit package that includes medical and dental coverage, long-term disability insurance and a 401k retirement plan. 

Summerfield is AWSNA and WASC accredited. For more information about Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm, visit 

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