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Full Time Business Director

Nov 30 2017 | Maine Coast Waldorf School | Freeport

General Statement of Responsibilities: The Business Director provides administrative leadership on behalf of the Board, College and parent body of MCWS by taking responsibility of operational and financial school matters. The Business Director ensures streamlined operations among the business departments and clear, timely and effective communication in our school community, and with the community at large.

Nature of this position: This position works in close collaboration with the Pedagogical Director. Together, these positions work in support of the mission of the school, consensus building, and the practice of service leadership. A commitment to the principles of Waldorf education is essential.

Salary and Benefits: Salary from low to mid $50,000 range. Benefits include health insurance, modest retirement plan, 80% tuition remission for children attending the school.

Skills and training required:
• Exceptional leadership, organizational and fiscal management skills
• Measurable experience in management, preferably in a nonprofit or educational setting
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
• Proficiency with technology including Microsoft/Apple suite of products, Internet based programs, and aptitude to embrace new ones as they surface
• Expertise with budget planning and management of sustainable program, personnel and facilities development.
• Ability to manage day to day responsibilities while furthering long-term objectives of the school
• Be a warm, responsive presence to the entire community, readily approachable and able to resolve concerns or questions with integrity and diplomacy. This includes work with town officials and service providers.

Founded in 1984, Maine Coast Waldorf School now serves over 270 children from parent/infant classes through high school. We are an accredited Waldorf program with over 35 full-time faculty members. We have recently completed our new high school building and four additions on our main campus: a designated space for educational support, a new office complex, a music and movement classroom, and a commercial kitchen and café area. Our campus is situated on 80 beautiful acres in Freeport, Maine.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of the Board Vice President, Frederick Veitch at [email protected] Interviews to begin in early January, 2018. Starting date: winter or spring 2018. A summer 2018 start date is also possible for the right candidate.

Full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

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