Waldorf School of the Peninsula (Nursery - Grade 12) is celebrating its 30th year of bringing Waldorf education to Northern California. Our school has two beautiful campuses: Nursery through grade 5 in Los Altos and a few miles away in Mountain View are grades 6-12. The San Francisco Peninsula offers the natural pleasures of redwood forests, mountain ranges, and seashores in a mild year-round climate. The area has a strong cultural emphasis, with internationally recognized colleges and universities, numerous museums, arts organizations, and theatrical companies.
Current Job Openings
Eurythmy Teacher for 2013-2014 school year
The Waldorf School of the Peninsula is seeking a Pedagogical Eurythmy teacher for the 2013-2014 school year.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree, Eurythmy certificate and experience teaching at a Waldorf School.
The Waldorf School of the Peninsula is currently looking for a full-time Accountant to join our administrative staff.
The right person will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, a CPA is desired, and have a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in a not-for-profit organization. Someone with great organizational abilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong attention to detail is essential for this position. Quickbooks, Excel, Word, and Outlook proficiency are required. Experience with databases, and the ability to oversee all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting operations is expected. A few of these operations would include managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, reconciling bank statements and balance sheets, filing a quarterly sales tax return, assisting with annual audits and preparation of the 990, processing and reconciling bi-monthly payroll and payroll related accounts.
In addition, the right person would enjoy working together with our Director of Finance and Operations, and various other staff members to support our yearly fundraising activities.
High School Enrollment Director
The Waldorf School of the Peninsula is looking for the right candidate to be our next high school enrollment director.
Reporting to the School Administrator, the high school enrollment director is responsible for the entire enrollment process for students entering the WSP high school. For our new and growing school, leading efforts in outreach to feeder schools, admissions fairs and other events in order to attract students to our school are key components of the job. The high school enrollment director works closely with teachers, administrative staff, prospective and current parents and students, guiding them through the enrollment process from tour/open house to enrollment contract. The enrollment director is a key first contact with our school and maintains relationships with families throughout their years at WSP.
The HS enrollment director manages the admissions process through our Veracross database and provides supports for all faculty and staff with the basic use of the system.
The ideal candidate will be outgoing and enthusiastic about WSP and able to provide a warm and friendly presence on campus. An in-depth understanding of and ability to articulate Waldorf education and WSP’s vision and mission is critical along with the awareness of more general issues within Waldorf and the local private school movement.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required. Excellent communication, both written and oral, including strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural exposure and knowledge are a must. Reliable organizational skills, thorough understanding of MS office and database management skills are required. Training in Waldorf education as a child or an adult is a plus.
This is a half-time salaried position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance for employee and dependents and 50% remission for school-age children.