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Pedagogical Director

Orchard Valley Waldorf School

East Montpelier, VT, USA

Part time


Jun 27

Orchard Valley Waldorf School is seeking a Pedagogical Director

This key role supervises and supports all faculty in order to ensure their success in delivering quality Waldorf pedagogy to students, families and the broader community. The OVWS Pedagogical Director will serve in the following four main capacities, to support both administrative and pedagogical practice at Orchard Valley Waldorf School:

Working collaboratively and in combination with the Administrative Director to: 

1)  maintain human resource and pedagogical accountability of faculty and staff.   

2) address parent concerns in a proactive and timely way.  This includes supporting faculty when parent and student concerns arise. 

Working in collaborative leadership with the Collegial Circle to: 

3) assure implementation, continuity and shared holding of parent education, stemming from a broad understanding of human development and how Waldorf Pedagogy meets today’s child.   

4) chair the Collegial Circle meetings in developing both the short and long term direction for the Collegial Circle and Faculty Meeting agendas and inspirations. 

These four areas will be complemented with additional responsibilities to fill a 50% position.  The Pedagogical Director will report to both the Collegial Circle and Board of Trustees. 

OVWS is a small, rural school set on a beautiful 55-acre campus. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum in combined and stand-alone classes. Specialty classes include Handwork, Woodworking, Music, Movement, and On-the-Land (an outdoor education program). Our campus is also home to an early childhood program and we have chickens, goats, and sheep, which our students help care for.  Our nursery program, Sweet Clover Nursery, birth-3 years old, is off campus in Montpelier near the capital.

Orchard Valley Waldorf school is located 8 miles from Montpelier, Vermont’s capital. It's a small town with big-city amenities - a lively arts and music scene, great restaurants, and an active community life.  

OVWS offers competitive salaries, an employee benefit program, including tuition remission, health insurance and paid vacation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are interested, please send a letter of interest, your resume and three references to employment@ovws.org by July 8, 2022.

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