Employment Opportunities

Grades Class Teachers

The Minnesota Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for full-time grades class teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.

Ideal candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree as well as a Waldorf Teaching Certificate or a Master’s Degree in Waldorf Education. We seek a candidate who has teaching experience and a dedication to Waldorf education. Ideal candidates will have a deep love for working with young people, effective teaching skills that nurture and help develop the children’s highest capacities, and a strong desire to implement equitable, anti-racist teaching practices. The Minnesota Waldorf school is home to a vibrant faculty and parent community, ideal candidates will display a willingness to work in true collaboration with colleagues and parents.

Minnesota Waldorf School is a PreK – 8th grade independent school. Our beautiful campus is nestled on eight acres of woods and green space with gardens, chickens, and a fully equipped playground. We offer a rich curriculum with Handwork, Movement, French, Woodwork, Strings, Choir, and Recorder.

Our campus is easily accessible from all parts of the Twin Cities metro area, which boasts a vibrant cultural life with world-class restaurants, venues, and museums. There are many parks, lakes, and hiking trails throughout the metro area, and numerous greenways and well-marked bike lanes make bicycle commuting very accessible. The Twin Cities boast multiple food co-ops, alternative health practitioners, and resources for green living.

Salary and Benefits:

Full-time positions include full tuition remission, continuing education funds, pre-tax 401k account, life and disability insurance, medical and dental coverage for employees, and partially subsidized insurance for dependents. Base salary starts at $33,500 with additional increments for Waldorf training and experience.

To apply:

Please send a letter of introduction, your resume or CV, and two professional letters of recommendation to:

Teacher Search Committee
Minnesota Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN 55117

Or email teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org

Business Manager

The Minnesota Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a full-time business manager. The business manager reports to the Administrative Director and works closely with the treasurer and finance committee. This position serves the well-being of the school through business and financial management, supporting the work of the program and faculty, the administration and families through clear, professional processes, and warm, responsive communication. They oversee the finances of the school, including creation and management of the budget, monthly reconciliations, internal controls, annual regulatory reporting, HR processes and insurance management. They work with the enrollment and development staff, the tuition aid program and support faculty in regard to program budgets. A full job description is here. Please contact Frances Kane, Administrative Director, with any questions: fkane@mnwaldorf.org.


The Minnesota Waldorf School is seeking substitutes for all classrooms, spanning from preschool through 8th grade as well as for the Front Office Administrative Staff. Qualified candidates have experience in education or working with children and an interest in Waldorf education. The pay rate is $64/half day and $127/full day. Applicants may submit the employment application and a resume to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org.  

Part-time Reading Tutor

The Minnesota Waldorf school is seeking a part-time reading tutor to lead individual and group tutoring sessions for our elementary school students. Qualified candidates will have experience tutoring elementary school aged children in reading, have or be willing to complete Orton-Gillingham training, and experience in or interest in learning about Waldorf education. The position is paid hourly at a rate of $20/hr for approximately ten hours per week. Please send a completed application, resume, and three references to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org.




For all positions, please send a letter of introduction with short biography, a completed employment application, your resume or CV and two letters of recommendation to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org, or:

Teacher Search Committee
Minnesota Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN 55117