Employment Opportunities


WCI Employment Opportunities

The West Coast Institute has no employment opportunities at the moment.

Waldorf Job Postings

Email info(at)westcoastinstitute.org to have your job listed. Please include a closing date for your job postings, and any citizenship/resident or language requirements.

Grades Teacher
Supply Teacher
Part-Time French Teacher

Edge Hill Country School
Durham, Ontario, Canada
Closing date: April 28, 2021


Edge Hill Country School is an independent school and non-profit organization offering education inspired by the Waldorf curriculum for children from kindergarten to Grade 8. Edge Hill is situated outside the town of Durham, Ontario on the edge of farmland in an original Ontario schoolhouse with two other buildings on a natural playground. We are within half an hour of the beauty of the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron and about two hours north of Toronto, Canada’s largest city. We have a working Board of Directors and a highly involved parent community. Edge Hill School is a non-profit organization.

Please see flyers below for more information:

Grades Teacher
Supply Teacher
Part-Time French Teacher

Grade 1 Class teacher

Nelson Waldorf School
Nelson, BC, Canada
Closing date: May 1, 2021


This position is available for the 2021–2022 school year, with the contract beginning in August 2021.

The Grade 1 Class teacher has a passion for Waldorf education and for inspiring a love of learning in children and youth. Key qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. With the responsibility of carrying a class of up to 24 students, the successful candidate will have excellent class management and organizational skills.

Within Grade 1 teaching, the responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • lesson planning & classroom preparation
  • teaching main lesson
  • teaching track classes
  • report writing
  • attending faculty meetings
  • leading class parent meetings


  • BC Independent Certification required
  • Waldorf certification required
  • 5+ years experience teaching preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and two professional references to employment@nelsonwaldorf.org.

Various Teaching Positions

Whidbey Island Waldorf School
Clinton, WA, USA
Closing date: July 1, 2021

  • Nursery Lead Teacher
  • Preschool and/or Mixed Age
  • Kindergarten Lead Teacher
  • Grade 2 Teacher
  • Grade 4 Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher

We are growing in our early childhood programs and reopening the grades after hibernating during COVID. All of our grades teachers are returning in some capacity, but two are only able to teach part-time and one has moved into the role of Grades Pedagogical Director.

The school is housed in a purposely designed building surrounded by 100 acres of preserved land and trails. Large play yards, fields and use of the forest trails make for a wonderful outdoor learning environment. Whidbey Island Waldorf School was founded in 1985 and is located on the south end of Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound. The school’s rich Waldorf tradition, high caliber teachers, engaged parent body and beautiful island location all combine to make us a “destination” school.

Whidbey Island is a unique and idyllic place to live, especially for people with young children or people looking to semi-retire. It’s a peaceful, family-oriented atmosphere with farmers markets, beaches, trails, art galleries, music and restaurants. Even though it’s a rural setting, Seattle is just an hour away via the nearby ferry. One of the restaurants has a tagline: So magical, a ferry takes you there.

Candidates are requested to submit the items below to

Lori Barian, Administrator
Whidbey Island Waldorf School,
6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236
or administrator@wiws.org

1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with 3 professional reference contacts.

Lead Kindergarten Teacher
Lead Grades Teacher

Wishing Well School
Los Osos, CA, USA (California’s Central Coast)
Closing date: April 30, 2021

Do you want to live in a magical place? Wishing Well School is hiring for a LEAD KINDERGARTEN position and for LEAD GRADES teacher positions. We are grateful to share that the challenges of the past year brought forth our forces of resiliency, commitment, and creativity. Using innovation, passion, and determination, we swiftly converted to all outdoor classrooms (with the blessing of a friendly climate).  

Located in the Central Coast of California, we are fortunate to live in a rare, beautiful geography, ranking in the top ten for health and happiness in national surveys. Offering Preschool – 8th grade, we are a Member of WECAN and have begun the journey to AWSNA membership. We are excited to graduate our first 8th grade in 2022 and are expanding to add a second Kindergarten class. We are an energetic school with a “can do” spirit. We are blessed with an active parent body, a supportive Board, and a committed faculty.

Various Teaching Positions

Kildare Steiner School
Rathairid Dunlavin, Gormanstown, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Closing Date: Friday 19th March, 2021
Informational Flyer

The Kildare Steiner Waldorf School is a vibrant and growing school set in four acres of beautiful Kildare/Wicklow Countryside. The school includes a Kindergarten, Lower School (Classes 1 to 6) and Middle to Upper School (Classes 7, 8 and 9). Pupil numbers are growing and the school is adding on additional classroom space for Autumn 2021.

We are now seeking to recruit full and part-time teachers for various roles accross the school. Please see flyer below for details. The closing date for applications is Friday 19th March 2021.

Informational Flyer

Various Positions

Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery
Silver Spring, MD, USA
Informational Flyer

Due to the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten and Nursery in Silver Spring, Maryland continues to seek to strengthen our ability to support children and families during this time. We have openings for dedicated Waldorf certified Early Childhood teachers, including those with Birth-to-Three training and interest. Please see informational flyer for details.

Early Childhood Outdoor Lead Teacher
Early Childhood Outdoor Assistant Teacher
Early Childhood Outdoor Substitute Teacher

Informational Flyer

Various Positions

Golden Bridges School
San Francisco, CA, USA
Informational Flyer

Golden Bridges School is hiring the following positions for the 2021-2022 academic year:

Early Childhood

  • Preschool Teacher – 100% time
  • Kindergarten Teacher Parental Leave Sept. – Dec. 2021 (Temp. – 100% time)
  • Lower Grades
  • Class Teacher – 100% time
  • Spanish Teacher – 50-100% time

Upper Grades

  • Class Teacher – 100% time
  • Math Teacher – 50-75% time
  • Handwork Teacher – 50% time


  • Woodworking Teacher – 50-100% time
  • Eurythmy Teacher – 50-100% / contract
  • Fine Arts Teacher – 50-100% time
  • Games Teacher – 50-100% time

Out of School Time

  • Aftercare Manager – 100% time
  • Aftercare Teachers – Preschool, Kindergarten and Grades (hourly)
  • Summer Camp Staff (hourly, combine with aftercare for year round position)


  • Faculty Chair – 100% time

Please see flyer below for details.

Informational Flyer

Early Childhood and Grades Teachers

Trinus International Waldorf School
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Informational Flyer

Trinus International Waldorf School in Guatemala is looking for Early Childhood and Grades teachers to join us this school year.

Trinus is located in Guatemala City in zone 14 which is an amazing neighborhood. Guatemala is a beautiful country filled with amazing tourism adventures for the weekends.

Please see flyer below for more information.

Informational Flyer

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