We strongly encourage all applicants interested in our school to first gain an understanding of child development as outlined by Rudolf Steiner and the Core Principles of Public Waldorf education.

Employment applications are available in the school office or online. Individuals who apply for one of the positions below may also be considered for equivalent positions posted with-in the next 6 months.

Steps to Apply:

  1. Complete the online application. 

  2. Submit a resume and letter of interest to the school office or email to hr@desertmarigold.org.

  3. A Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card is required for employment. 

An IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card Application (DPS Form #802-07263) is required for the following:
Reason for Applying: Statute
State Board of Education (Teacher or Other Certification) ARS § 15-534
Tutor or Teacher Preparation Programs ARS § 15-534
Charter School Instructor ARS § 15-183
School Bus Driver ARS § 28-3228
Public and/or Charter School Non-certificated personnel ARS § 15-512
Public and/or Charter School Contractor, Subcontractor or Vendor and their Employees ARS § 15-512

A valid AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card is required for all positions and can take 6-8 weeks for approval. Please go to the AZ Department of Public Safety to learn more about the card, request a replacement card or check on the status of your application. If you do not already have a valid card you must apply for one before you will be considered for a position.

Apply at Fieldprint Fingerprinting and choose “Clearance Card – Identity Verified Prints (IVP) – Paid Employee”, followed by your position type during the appointment scheduling process.


Current Openings:


Position Title: Early Childhood Assistant

Hours: Part Time

Posting closing date: Until Filled

Rate of Pay: Hourly


Desert Marigold School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age or any other socially divisive category. 

For the latest updates on how DMS is approaching the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please see our COVID-19 UPDATES PAGE