Employment Opportunities

Pine Forest School seeks candidates who will enthusiastically join the collaborative work with the faculty, staff, and parents. Our warm, vibrant faculty and staff are looking for a colleagues who will bring leadership skills to help strengthen our mission and vision as we continue to grow. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and ASRS (retirement).


positions available for the 2019-20 school year:

Special Education Director

Pine Forest School is a K-8 charter school with an enrollment of 250 students. We are seeking a Special Education Director with appropriate certifications in the state of Arizona.

The capacity to maintain full compliance with state and federal regulations in all aspects of IDEA, Section 504 and ADA is vital to the position. Leadership ability to fully implement and coordinate the IEP process is critical to the position. The candidate must be able to manage multiple students, IEPS, parents and staff. Supervise paraprofessionals and itinerant service providers is within the scope of the job. Experience in the classroom/group setting with special education students is a qualifying factor. Skills with SIS (student information system), IEP Pro and google applications for education are necessary. Knowledge of Waldorf education is ideal but not required.

Please send a cover letter with your resume to ksmith@pineforestschool.org If you have questions, please call the school's educational director, Kelly Smith.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $35,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

6th Grade Class Teacher

Pine Forest School in Flagstaff, Arizona seeks a 6th grade teacher. The middle school teachers collaborate in team meetings supporting students and colleagues through the developmental stage of adolescence.

Our K-8 charter school, guided by the Core Principles of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education, offers a comprehensive academic curriculum along with special subject classes in Handwork/Woodwork, Spanish, Music, Orchestra, Band, and Games/Movement. Our school serves a diverse community of children in a small city, urban setting. We work with local groups in creating vibrant school grounds.

Flagstaff has an active arts community, many great outdoor festivals and a wonderful four- seasons outdoor recreation environment. You will find everything a small city has to offer including easy access to the beautiful Grand Canyon. 

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and knowledge and/or experience teaching elementary and/or middle school students implementing the creative educational philosophy developed by Dr. Rudolf Steiner known in the U.S as Waldorf education. An AZ teacher certification or Waldorf teacher certification are desired but not a requirement. Salary schedule for Waldorf Certified teachers with a bachelor’s begins at $50,000 with additional steps for experience.  

Our vibrant and passionate faculty is looking for a colleague who will enthusiastically join the collaborative work with faculty, staff, and parents.  We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and ASRS (retirement).

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to  ksmith@pineforestschool.org and include “6th Grade Class Teacher” as the subject of the email. Thank you for considering this opportunity to become a part of our innovative community at Pine Forest School.

Substitute Teachers

We are seeking substitutes who have experience working with children. A fingerprint clearance card is required.

To apply please send a letter of introduction, resume, and three professional references to ksmith@pineforestschool.org