Sanderling Waldorf School is a thriving educational community serving nearly 200 students from pre-school through eighth grade in the seaside town of Carlsbad, California. If you are looking to join a Waldorf school with a highly respected faculty and staff that enjoys the support of dedicated, loving families, please get to know us!

Sanderling is located 1.4 miles from the ocean in Carlsbad, about 20 minutes north of San Diego. The average temperature is 72 ºF (22.2 ºC)  year-round. Our coastline offers 75 miles of beautiful beaches, hiking trails, botanical gardens, nearby mountains and deserts. The area offers a variety of natural foods markets, alternative healthcare practitioners, and organic farms, as well as a local branch of the Anthroposophical Society and the Waldorf Institute of Southern California (a Waldorf teacher training program).

We welcome a letter of intent addressing why you wish to be employed at Sanderling Waldorf School. In addition to your resumé, please include a short biography providing further insights about you, and three professional references. Email your references and documents to our Business Administrator Brian Wolff ( and state the position you would like to be considered for in the subject line.

Sanderling Waldorf School is committed to increasing and supporting diversity in all of its forms in employment and in our programs.

Current Open Positions

Experience the Waldorf Kindergarten at Sanderling
The Early Childhood Department is seeking qualified substitutes to assist in classes this year.  This is a opportunity to work with Sanderling’s amazing Kindergarten Teachers and staff.  These substitutes will need the following:
         CPR & First Aid
         12 EC Units (6 minimum completed when enrolled in classes)
         Proof of MMR and Tdap immunity
         Optional Flu Vaccine       

If you feel drawn to this work but do not currently have the necessary qualifications, we encourage you to take steps to make this possible.  Please submit your applications and questions to Brian Wolff, Business Administrator by e-mail to:   
You may also contact our office at (760) 635-3747.  The office is open M-F 8:30-4:00 p.m.