Chicago Waldorf School - Open Job Postings

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking faculty members for its growing, urban campus. Located in the diverse and vibrant Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, the Chicago Waldorf School is fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the Independent School Association of the Central States.  The Chicago Waldorf School opened in 1974 and is an established Waldorf school in the Midwest.  The school serves infants and toddlers in our Parent-Child Program, and preschoolers in our Early Childhood Program.  It provides a comprehensive 12 year Waldorf curriculum for students in Grades 1 – 12, with a total enrollment of 365 students. Our full grades curriculum includes German, Spanish, gardening, handwork, woodwork, music, eurythmy, and movement and games. Our educational support program includes extra lesson and therapeutic eurythmy.  The school is committed to supporting our faculty through a strong mentoring and professional development program


Early Childhood Assistant

Purpose and Scope of Job: The Early Childhood assistant works closely with and is guided by the lead teacher of the class.  During the morning, the lead teacher supervises the class and the assistant acts as a support to the lead teacher.  Lunch and nap assistants supervise a group of ten or fewer children for the afternoon program according to the guidelines established by the lead teacher.  In the lead teacher’s absence, the assistant may take on the role of the lead in the class.

The early childhood assistant teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and Waldorf early childhood pedagogy in support their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed or is in the process of completing Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf assistant or teaching experience. Please send resume and cover letter to  

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.


Part-time Bus Driver

Parents/Grandparents/Friends looking for part-time work driving our fantastic students to sporting events and field trips?  We are looking for a part-time or on-call bus driver to drive the school's bus.  You will drive students to CWS sporting events and field trips and will be paid for your time.  Is this for you or someone you know?  The average need is between 8-12 hours per week.

Necessary Qualifications: The right person for this position will possess a valid Class C CDL license with passenger endorsement, will have a clean driving record, and will pass a background check with flying colors.  Experience with children is preferred.

If you meet the above qualifications or are interested in pursuing the steps to meet the requirements to be our school's bus driver, please forward a cover letter and resume to


Thank you for your interest in our school, and please return to check this webpage periodically as positions do come open on a regular basis throughout the year.


If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact the school via our Main Office at 773.465.2662