Waldorf School of Princeton is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that hires qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of color, national and ethnic origin or sexual orientation. Job openings are posted throughout the year.

We offer a competitive salary, plus a health insurance plan and tuition remission for qualified employees.

Gardening Assistant 

Job Title                     Part-Time Non-Exempt Gardening Assistant


Department               Faculty


Revision Date            Jan 14, 2020



Essential Job Functions


Garden and Property Care

8 hours/week during 14 weeks of spring, beginning the first week in March and ending the second week of June. Time required is from 11 am to 3 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the school garden, tools and equipment, storage barn, and seasonal activities

  • Also serve as campus steward for all cultivated and natural areas



Assist the lead teacher to guide grade school students in all aspects of garden propagation, planting, cultivation, and general maintenance.


  • Be prepared to lead a subset of students during class – with a gardening, cooking, craft, or other educational activity

  • Assist with recycling and composting program

  • Support the teacher’s goal to develop students’ interest in the plants and garden life

  • Model respect for the land and for others, maintain discipline and timeliness, and inspire enthusiasm for learning


 Further Duties

  1. Assisting with care or beautification throughout the campus

  2. Willingness to assist as requested for the greater good of WSP


Physical Requirement

  1. Requires walking, digging, kneeling, sitting and standing for periods of time

  2. Bending, squatting and lifting up to 30 pounds

  3. Exposure to intense heat and extreme cold

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to communications@princetonwaldorf.org.

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