Thank you for your interest in employment at Potomac Crescent Waldorf School. Established in 1998, Potomac Crescent Waldorf School (PCWS) is a small, independent Waldorf school in the artistically and culturally diverse Washington, DC metro area. Our school is the only accredited Waldorf school in Northern Virginia.


PCWS offers both an early childhood program commencing with parent-infant classes as well as a full grades 1-5 elementary school curriculum, and is accredited by WECAN and AWSNA.

Please download the EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and submit it to personnel@potomacwaldorf.org, indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. We currently have the following positions open:


Afternoon Program Assistant teachers work alongside each other and the Afternoon Program Lead teacher.


This Assistant position focuses on the lunch hour and first half hour of rest time.  Hours for the position are 12pm-1:30pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.


Afternoon Program Assistant responsibilities include:

- setting up the nap room

- caring for children during lunch and rest time

- creating smooth transitions between activities


The ideal candidate will have a confident classroom presence with strong social and communication skills, and a love for children and teaching. The candidate will enjoy being outdoors with the children in all weather conditions. Experience in a Waldorf classroom is preferred but not required. 


The candidate must be able and willing to follow all safety procedures of the school, and enforce school policies and rules.


This position is non-exempt.


To Apply:

We look forward to receiving your application! Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and completed Employment Application addressed to the Personnel Committee to personnel@potomacwaldorf.org.


We welcome applications for qualified substitutes for our Early Childhood and Grades programs. Applicants should enjoy working with children and express an interest in Waldorf Education. Pay for the position is commensurate with experience. Please send a resume with your inquiry to personnel@potomacwaldorf.org

Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation or military status in any employment decision. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.

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