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Pedagogical Support

Waldorf School of Cape Cod

Sandwich, MA, USA

Full time

Administration

May 13

Pedagogical Support

Responsibilities and Duties

The Pedagogical Support must have a sound educational philosophy, background, and vision grounded in Waldorf education. The Pedagogical Support demonstrates leadership capacity to guide the pedagogical development of the school and works closely with the administration and faculty. 

Human Resources

Responsible for review and selection, working with the hiring committee’s recommendation for hiring; Developing employment contracts where appropriate, supervising, and supporting the faculty and staff.

Educational Leadership

Oversees development, implementation and evaluation of the educational program/curriculum

Consults with staff and Board on program alignment to school mission and vision

With staff leadership, develops, implements and monitors the professional development plan for the whole staff

Monitors school-wide assessment and accreditation (WECAN, AWSNA, NEASC)

Willing to substitute and comfortable in all classrooms and curriculum

Co-plans parent education events and speakers with staff 

Assists in the creation of a master schedule and block plan aligned with the schools vision and mission 

Leads faculty in pedagogical culture and demonstrates positive school directorship in community events

Faculty Supervision

Ensures that each teacher develops a yearly professional development plan

Supports mentors to ensure curriculum goals are executed

Completes yearly classroom teacher evaluation process

Carries an awareness of educational trends within and external to the Waldorf movement

Offers teacher support through problem solving, delegation, adaptive perspective, supportive feedback and strong leadership

Upholds healthy lines of communication regarding pedagogical issues among and between the faculty,board of directors, parents and greater community

Facilitates healthy feedback, timely follow through, and accountability for the school’s pedagogical mission. Works with the administration to oversee the faculty-hiring process and recruitment efforts

Works with administration to oversee the faculty support, mentoring and evaluation processes

Oversees faculty committee work, including proper documentation of committees for healthy institutional memory

Meets with administrative staff for communication and collaborative problem solving

Board of Trustees Liaison

Act as the principal advocate of Waldorf pedagogy to the Board of Trustees

Prepares pedagogical reports to the Board as needed or requested.

Works with the Board as needed to ensure the ongoing health of the school

Student Supervision and Relations

Works with administration in writing and implementing student policy, governance and internal relations according to pedagogical principles

Responsible for implementation of board policies and adopted administrative procedures

Qualities and Expected Skills

BA or higher degree from an accredited educational institution

Waldorf teacher and/or administrative training certificate

Experience as a teacher in a Waldorf School

Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Waldorf education, Anthroposophy, and Pedagogy

Knowledge of and connections with wider Waldorf Education and Anthroposophical organizations

Independent worker who can adapt to a continuously changing environment.

Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

Collaborative and decisive

Accessible to the school community of students, parents, teachers, and community members

Please send your resume and cover letter to Nuray Bent at nbent@waldorfcapecod.org for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!


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