Employment at Desert Sky Community School


Desert Sky is a small public charter school in sunny Tucson, with a friendly faculty and wonderfully energetic children. We are a member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education as well as the Arizona Council for Waldorf Education. Begun in 2006, Desert Sky is guided by the principles of public Waldorf Education, and serves students in grades K-5  on own desert campus. Subjects include Spanish, German, Handwork, Movement, Circus, Violin, Nature, and Gardening.  With our small population, we do have combined classes. Desert Sky job openings are also listed on Waldorf Today and Craigslist



Administrator, begin June 2023

We are seeking an administrator experienced in collaborative leadership and public charter schools to work with teachers and an administrative assistant. The Administrator is accountable for assessments and reporting, staffing, etc., and works with senior faculty on curriculum, instruction, and professional development.  Must have a Bachelor’s Degree, an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card, and excellent communication skills. Preferred qualifications: Arizona and Waldorf credentials. This is a full-time salary position, eligible for health insurance. To apply, send your resume and a brief letter of interest to communications@desertskycommunityschool.org

Resource Teacher  – part-time, begin August 2023. 

We are seeking a certified Special Education teacher for resource  (direct instruction, push in or pull out, as needed) and case management with IEP-Pro software. Must have Arizona credential and AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card. To apply, send your resume and a brief letter of interest to communications@desertskycommunityschool.org


COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) —  position open until filled

Please contact Shelly at (520) 444-9343 or sadrian@desertskycommunityschool.org for more information. 



The school year runs from August through May.

All positions for hire require an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Department of Public Safety. It can take DPS up to 8 weeks to process a new application. Please apply for a Fingerprint Clearance Card at the Arizona website if you do not already have a current IVP card.

Desert Sky is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission, or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.  Desert Sky does E-Verify for employment eligibility.  Desert Sky is an at-will employer.

Questions?  Contact the Front Desk at (520) 745-3888 or send an email to communications@desertskycommunityschool.org 



  1. Complete the on line application form here
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae by email attachment to communications@desertskycommunityschool.org.  Applications for a full-time position, or a teaching position must complete this step.