Lead Aftercare Provider

Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm is looking for an enthusiastic, responsible and creative Aftercare Lead.  We are looking for a motivated self-starter with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, well organized, flexible, dependable, and a deep well of patience and love for children.   Waldorf training and/or experience is highly preferred, the position is available immediately.

The primary responsibility is the program-management of our Grades 1-8 after school care including; holding a large group of children of varying ages, scheduling, hiring and training new assistants, and all program oversight.  Other duties include food-management, activity-planning, time/financial-management and working with parents.

Summerfield is a vibrant preschool through high school community with an invested and supportive parent body, warm and engaged colleagues, seasoned mentor teachers, a working biodynamic farm and an incredible 40-acre campus! We strive to educate the whole child through a rich program that includes practical arts, circus, movement, agriculture, music, social inclusion, artistic work, an active festival life and more. Our students love coming to school every day as much as their teachers do!

Please email your letter of intention and resume to Michelle Bovard, Human Resources Coordinator at michelle@summerfieldwaldorf.org. Please also include three professional references (with phone numbers), at least two of whom have seen you teach.

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