Classroom Assistant


Job Type: Part-time

M, T, Th & F:  8:30-3:15 pm

W: 8:30-1:00 pm

Pay: $16.00 -$19.00 per hour, DOE

Start Date: Immediately


Assistants will help with classroom prep and clean-up, assist the children with their schoolwork and accompany them to all subject classes. They will also be required to do recess duty twice a day. Candidates must be warm, patient, and have experience working with children. Knowledge of Waldorf educational principles, techniques and methods is preferred, but not required.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Kendall Roberts, Director,

Handwork Assistant


Reports to:  Director

Hours: Hours for this position may vary: Approx. 12.50 hours per week

Mon: 10:30-2:15pm, Tues: 1:00-3:00 pm, Wed: 10:30-12:30 pm, Thurs: 1:00-2:15 pm, Fri: 10:30-3:00 pm

Salary:  $17/hr 

Start date: Immediately

The Handwork Assistant will assist the Handwork teacher in grades one through five.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

Experience Required:

– Prior experience working with elementary school students

– Ability to supervise students and direct their activities, communicate effectively, engage students

– Proficiency in knitting, crochet and hand stitching (Required).

– Experience and Capability of learning handwork skills including: sewing, needlework, weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting and other handcrafts.

Essential Job Functions:

– Follow curriculum planned by teacher; assist with preparations

– Direct student activities and projects under teacher’s guidance

– Meet with Handwork teacher to discuss observations of students

– Work collegially and in flexible fashion with faculty, classroom volunteers and staff

– Help maintain supplies and classrooms in beautiful, clean and orderly fashion

– Recess duty

Physical demands:

– Frequent: Standing, sitting, walking, close visual work

– Occasional: lifting and carrying

Education required:

– Experience in Handwork skills (as described above)

– Knowledge of or training in Waldorf Education, a plus

To apply submit resume and cover letter to Kendall Roberts, Director,

Teacher and Assistant Substitutes


Madrone Trail is always looking to add to our teacher and assistant substitute lists. Please contact Tess Orr, Office Manager, for more information.