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Administration

PEDAGOGICAL ADMINISTRATOR

Jul 10 2017 | East Bay Waldorf School | El Sobrante

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Pedagogical Administrator is a senior management position and provides administration for the pedagogical work of East Bay Waldorf School, an early childhood through 8th grade Waldorf School. The nature of this working environment requires an orientation toward service and collaboration.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES *Leadership Council Member, attends section meetings (on rotation) for LS, MS, and Subjects *Primary spokesperson for the school regarding pedagogy, child development, curriculum and teaching methods *Works closely with the College and Leadership Council in areas of curriculum development, teaching rubrics, and classroom policy. *Point person for the school on resolution of parent concerns regarding pedagogy, quality of instruction and other related issues. *Responsible, in consultation with Administrator and Leadership Council for *Personnel matters regarding teaching staff. *Responsible for supporting recruitment of new faculty. *Work with Administrator, Finance Committee and Board of Trustees to develop and implement an annual budget for school operations. providing particular oversight in the area of pedagogical supplies, staffing and program requirements. *Work with College and Leadership Council to establish calendar, programs, and schedule for each school year. *Supports the application and interview process for new students in coordination with the Enrollment Manager. *Observe all classes throughout the year and provide support and resources for children and teachers. *Holds evaluations with Leadership Council and HR Committee

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES: *Expertise in guiding faculty and staff participation using a collaborative style of decision-making *Ability to work in both supportive and supervisory roles *Experience in Human Resource policies and procedures *Strong communication skills both verbal and written, including proficiency with email and word-processing *Ability to facilitate and lead group meetings *Ability to collaborate well with multiple stakeholders at the school, i.e. parents, faculty, College of Teachers, Board, Administration, etc. *Ability to manage conflict resolution with clarity, equipoise and diplomacy when situations arise in parent or faculty body *Strong analytic and procedural thinking *Ability to organize on both global and local levels *Willingness and commitment to serve; “servant leader” *Emotional maturity, unwavering in the face of highly emotional encounters *Receptive to the existing culture and life of the school

REQUIRED QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
Waldorf Teaching Certification
Previous employment in private Waldorf School with significant teaching experience at the grade school level
A deep understanding of Waldorf pedagogy
Ability to align with the mission of the school and the social vision of Rudolf Steiner
Bachelor’s degree

to apply, send resume and letter of introduction to [email protected]

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