Employment Opportunities for Outstanding Educators

Journey School is now hiring for the following position:

Handwork Assistant and Campus Supervision

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Responsible for providing support to the Handwork Teacher and for various Campus Supervision shifts.


  • Experience working with children in a structured setting
  • Ability to effectively supervise children in the absence of the Handwork Teacher
  • Skills and experience in Crafts, Sewing, Knitting, Textiles, etc.
  • Experience or active interest in Waldorf teaching methods
  • Health and Safety Training (Current CPR and First Aid certification, Blood-borne Pathogen Training, TB clearance)
  • Early Childhood Education and/or Teacher training

SALARY AND HOURS: The position is hourly and part-time, (approximately 10 hours per week). This is variable and based on current needs and budget. Hourly rate based on experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Please see below for a list of responsibilities or click here for the complete job description.


  • Assist in all areas deemed necessary by the Handwork Teacher, such as…
    • Preparing arts/crafts/materials/etc. for each class
    • Helping children with Handwork projects including leading small groups through an activity
    • Preparing/researching materials for upcoming projects
    • Assisting with Handwork projects between classes as needed (e.g. repairs, assembly, etc.)
    • Classroom management and redirecting children using age-appropriate discipline strategies
    • Help children with conflict resolution and problem solving
    • Occasional organization during and at times after school, summer or holiday to be paid at hourly rate.
    • Participate in occasional conference with administration, teachers, parents, and other school staff to be paid at hourly rate.
  • Occasional supervision of class with and without the Handwork Teacher present
  • Other duties as assigned by administration and/or Teacher


  • Provide student supervision and help to uphold student code of conduct during recess, lunch and at the lunch tables
  • Provide student supervision on campus immediately after dismissal to help ensure students that remain on campus are enrolled in an after-school program or with their parent or guardian
  • Direct traffic in the parking lot and front cul-de-sac when assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by administration


  • Professional growth in Waldorf Education and Handwork (e.g. workshops, literature, self-study)
  • Attend meetings when requested
    • Parent Education
    • Class Parent
    • Weekly Faculty Meeting
    • Specialty Teacher Meeting
  • Contribute to evaluation process

For information about the available position, please contact our School Director, Gavin Keller, at (949) 448-7232.

Interested candidates are invited to read these documents thoroughly before applying:







To apply: Submit a completed Faculty Employment Application, resume, two professional letters of recommendation from school leaders who observed your teaching, university transcripts, credentials, certifications,  and questions to gavin@journeyschool.net.

Please do not apply for employment if you are not a team player, proactive, and ready to give your best 10 out of 10 days.

Faculty Employment Application Instructions: Click here to download our Faculty Employment Application.  This form can be viewed and printed with Adobe Reader.  To save a copy of your completed application, and/or email it to Journey School, the latest free version of Adobe Reader is required.  Click here to download Adobe Reader XI >> http://get.adobe.com/reader/.