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.

  Handwork Teacher

The Waldorf School of Princeton is seeking a trained Waldorf Handwork teacher to lead the program in our school starting August 2021. This position will be teaching 7 grades, totalling 14 teaching hours on a full week with up to 5 hours paid preparation time.There is also a handwork assistant for all classes and preparation. Besides the teaching hours, there are other paid responsibilities expected of a part-time teacher such as recesses, report writing, and faculty meetings. Currently this is a part time position. A full-time position could be considered for a candidate who can offer more support in the pedagogical and community life of the school such as substitute teaching, support of class projects, festivals, committee work, and parent work. 


The Waldorf School of Princeton is located on 20 acres of land about 10 minutes from downtown Princeton and close to other residential towns and more open farmland. The school was founded 37 years ago and its buildings and land were previously part of a farm and before that, home of the Leni-Lenape.  We are situated in an international community and strive to incorporate diverse cultural and economic backgrounds in our faculty and parent body. We support a generous Flex Tuition policy to make this education possible for more families. We hope that the candidate for this position can bring projects which explore a variety of cultures and methods to help encompass a more worldwide and inclusive perspective.


Presently we have limited class sizes, each class has an outdoor tent as well as in indoor space. We teach as much as possible outdoors. In the past year we have been able to have in-person school all year without any covid outbreaks. We all have worn masks all year and follow NJ Board of Health Guidelines. 


We have a salary structure that is based on your educational background and experience. 

Please send your resume and three references to Pamela Shafer at pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org

Early Childhood Assistant 

The Waldorf School of Princeton is looking for part-time Early Childhood assistant(s) for the 2021-2022 school year, beginning August 2020. This role will  support the Early Childhood students in collaboration with the lead teacher, and provide safe space, supervision of the students, both inside and outside as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, and have an interest in Waldorf Education. 


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Leadership Chair Pamela Shafer at pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org.

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” —Albert Einstein