Job Openings

Grades Aftercare Teacher At Hillegass Campus

Post date: July 17, 2018

Duration:  School year from September 5 through June 12;

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2:15 pm – 5:30 pm with children, 5:30- 6:00 pm for clean up if needed (Please review school calendar for days when School is not in session)


This is an essential role in the day of many children at the school.  The teacher is responsible for a wide age-range of children (5-14 year olds). The teacher is responsible for creating and following a daily and weekly rhythm that gives these children the opportunity to partake in appropriate crafts, story-time, rest-time and activities, and have time to play and relax after a long school day.

Areas of Responsibility:

-Upon arrival at 2:15, check in at the main office to see if any additional children have been added onto the daily list and see if there is any important information pertaining to aftercare that day.

-Healthy food activities – no sugar and adhere to child’s individual dietary needs.

-By 2:20pm, arrive at the Afternoon Program classroom.  Get supplies ready for the afternoon and turn on your cell phone to keep with you at all times for emergency use only.

-No personal cell phone use during school hours with children.

-Keep the Afternoon Program supplies in good working condition.

-Create and maintain a clean and orderly classroom space.

-Keep a daily record of the times at which children are picked-up with the parent/guardian’s signature on clipboard issued by the office.

-Be sure to check with Site Supervisor when needing to clarify sign-in and sign-out procedures in the Afternoon Program.

-Review notebook of children’s emergency and dismissal forms, as well as the list of children who have health concerns (allergies, medical conditions etc.)

Clothing: practical, simple style.
No low cut tops or short skirts.
No logos, sparkles, etc that bring child’s attention to it.

Berkeley Rose School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin in its hiring practices.

Substitutes and Camp Teachers

Post Date: Nov 1, 2017

Berkeley Rose Waldorf School is seeking Waldorf-trained substitute and camp teachers for its grades and early childhood programs. The ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year in Waldorf teacher training, experience working with children, and, for the camp programs, experience leading outdoor camps. We expect all teachers to be committed to self-development and open, direct communication with colleagues and parents.

Applicants applying for a position in our licensed nursery are required to have 12 qualifying early childhood education units (ECE) obtained by their start date; kindergarten applicants do not need ECE. The camp programs run one week in spring (April 9-13) and 6 weeks in the summer (June 18-July 27). Hours vary depending on the program.

Berkeley Rose Waldorf School, in its eighth year, currently serves children in nursery through fifth grade (growing a grade a year), with a student body of 140. Located near downtown Berkeley and the Cal campus, the school is easily accessible by bus, rapid public transit, and bike. As a community, Berkeley Rose offers an environment in which communication is transparent, compassionate, and open, and where diversity of all kinds is supported. It is a school that is open-minded and supports families exploring and discovering the best choices for their children. Berkeley Rose Waldorf School is a nonprofit 501c3; is a member of WECAN; and is a associate member of AWSNA. On the About Us page, you may view the dynamic group of educators who make up this growing school.

Contact: Megan Coleman, Administrator, at (510) 859-7679
Or submit cover letter and resume electronically to
Berkeley Rose Waldorf School
2515 Hillegass Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704


Grades Volunteers for 2017/18

Post Date: Sept 12, 2017

Berkeley Rose Waldorf School is seeking volunteer assistant teachers for its lunch, handwork, and games programs.

Ideally, assistants are trained or actively pursuing certification in Waldorf education, and are open to learning from Rudolf Steiner’s indications. Assistants are encouraged to access guidance from experienced teachers, as part of their education. With time, assistant teachers substitute in classes in which they feel confident.

We hope to find volunteer assistant teachers who:
• Have knowledge of or training in Waldorf schools / anthroposophy
• Are experienced with elementary-aged children
• Have an ability to self-reflect and collaborate with colleagues
• Are reliable and consistent

Contact: Vasilica Hall, Faculty Chair, at (510) 859-7679
Or submit cover letter and resume electronically to
Berkeley Rose Waldorf School
2515 Hillegass Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704