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Full-time position (some meetings and events take place outside of regular work hours).
Salary based on qualifications and experience.
The Pedagogical Manager works in accordance with all school policies and processes and in line with the Vancouver Waldorf School (VWS) vision, mission, values and guiding principles. Working on behalf of the College of Teachers and in close collaboration with the Principal, the Pedagogical Manager oversees the quality of the school’s curriculum and programs and the experience for students, faculty, and parents.
The Pedagogical Manager is hired by, reports to, and is evaluated by the Vancouver Waldorf School Society Board HR Committee. The Pedagogical Manager has no direct reports.
Desired Qualifications and Attributes
Certified and experienced Waldorf teacher with a deep understanding of Waldorf Education.
Good understanding of BC Curriculum and ability to work within the processes of the Ministry of Education.
Demonstrated track record of cooperative spirit in working collegially with faculty, a Board of Trustees, and administration, to bring together diverse perspectives and create collective understanding.
Ability to supervise, assess and mentor faculty.
Excellent organization, multi-tasking, time-management and communication skills.
Competency with computers.
Reliability; following through on initiatives and requests.
Duties and Responsibilities
All faculty and staff of the VWS are expected to provide servant leadership to the school and its mission. In addition to the duties specified below, the Pedagogical Manager will adapt to the needs of the school and assist, as needed, in other operational areas based on their skillset (e.g. tech support, crosswalk or recess duties, school trips etc.). The Pedagogical Manager will also ensure their tasks within the VWS Strategic Plan are progressed as planned.
The Pedagogical Manager will attend Full Faculty & Staff meetings, professional development days, relevant department meeting and other meetings and school events as necessary to the position, which may change from time to time. The role in these meetings may include as chair, minute-taker, participant etc.
Areas of responsibility listed in the job description will include:
School Governance and Strategic Planning
Pedagogical Program and School Life
Finances & Assets
Staffing & Development
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