Our school rests in the Rawhide Valley, a rural community in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, near the towns of Sonora and Jamestown. Tuolumne County is a wilderness paradise with most of Yosemite National Park within its borders. Hiking, skiing, rock climbing, biking, and sightseeing opportunities abound. Quaint downtown Sonora hosts art galleries, live theatre, and a weekly Farmers’ Market.¬†

Our school is in its 28th year. We have 165 students in parent tot, nursery, kindergarten, and grades 1-8. We are fortunate to be blessed with a strong administration which possesses clear goals for our future. Our faculty is an extremely dedicated group of teachers, many of whom have graduated their own families from our school. The support we provide for each other carries us through challenging times as teachers, parents, and human beings. We are committed to working out of anthroposophy and the indications of Rudolf Steiner, as well as working with consensus.


Early Childhood Assistant

Looking for a classroom assistant with 9 ECE units. Early childhood experience required. We are looking for a person with a loving disposition, detail oriented, openness to mentoring and kitchen management skills a plus. This is a part time hourly position. Monday-Thursday

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume with at least three references to:

Looking for our First Grade Teacher for Fall of 2016

We are a fully accredited member school of AWSNA that serves approximately 170 students from nursery through eighth grade. Additional programs include Spanish, eurythmy, puppetry, gardening, woodworking, and music.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a class teacher, hold a certificate in Waldorf education with a Bachelor’s degree, and have a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty in partnership with school administrators. Excellent classroom management, effective communication, and professional striving are a priority.

Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications and strengths) along with three references that we may contact to:

Kim Pendleton

Full-Time Eurythmy Teacher

Sierra Waldorf School is seeking a full time Eurythmy teacher for the 2016/17 school year. A strong parent body, an inspired faculty, and a dedicated administration are searching for an enthusiastic educator to join our school and community.

Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications and strengths) along with three references that we may contact to:

Kim Pendleton

News & Updates
  • Walk Through the Grades

    Our monthly tours of the campus will begin at 8:30am from the office on the second Wednesday. Tours include visits to each classroom while morning circle and main lessons are taking place. During the summer, private tours can be arranged. Please R.S.V.P. to Bill Roberson, our enrollment director at (209) 984-0454 or

  • Now Enrolling for the 16/17 School Year!

    Sierra Waldorf School is now enrolling students for the 16/17 school year for parent & tot, nursery, kindergarten and grades. Enrollment packets are available and school tours are the second Wednesday of the month or for an individual tour, call Bill Roberson, Enrollment Director at (209) 984-0454 or email at for more information.

  • May Day – April 30

    Our May Day festival invites all to join us on April 30th, on campus, to ring in spring with music, children's crafts, craft vendors and wonderful dances by each class. The weaving of the May Pole will be the finale. Dine on delicious cuisine at our Blue Iris Cafe. Admission & parking is free and open to the greater community. 10:00am - 12:30pm Crafts, activities and vendors 10:30am - 11:30am Classroom open house 10:30am - 12:45pm Blue Iris Cafe 10:45am - 11:30am Music on the lower lawn 1pm- BELL RINGS! Gather around the Maypole 1:15pm Choir performance 1:30pm - 2:30 pm Maypole Dancing (performed by classes 1 -8)
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