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Assistant Director of Admissions

Green Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge, NY

Chestnut Ridge, New York, United States

Full time

Administration

Jan 20

Now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admissions at the Green Meadow Waldorf School, located in Chestnut Ridge, NY. 

Salaried position, Full time, benefits included. 

Reports to: Director of Admissions

The major role of the Assistant Director of Admissions is to offer a compelling picture of the school and its philosophy of education to Early Childhood and First Grade prospective parents/guardians, as well as to facilitate the admissions process for each family. The Assistant Director of Admissions strives to enact processes that promote healthy enrollment across the admissions continuum from recruitment to retention.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus three years experience in Admissions and Enrollment or a related field
  • Direct teaching experience and/or experience with Early Childhood and early grades Waldorf pedagogy and/or knowledge of Waldorf education
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
  • Database management, analytics, and administration
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a service-oriented environment
  • Availability some evenings and weekends 
  • Proficiency with student information systems and other databases (Ravenna, Google Suite, and Mailchimp preferred)
  • Team-oriented; collaborative working style

ABOUT GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL:

Green Meadow Waldorf School was founded in 1950, and is a PreK-12 private school located in Rockland County, NY on a pastoral campus, which includes a school farm, woodlands, gardens, and meadows. Green Meadow is committed to providing students with opportunities for outdoor education and to learn within an inclusive community that reflects the diversity of New York state.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, generous retirement and health insurance contributions, and access to subsidized housing. We seek a flexible, enthusiastic colleague with a sense of humor, who will participate wholeheartedly in the life of the school. Our school encourages professional development with support for attending conferences and courses. An interest in and previous understanding of Waldorf pedagogy and its roots in anthroposophy is preferred.

The successful applicant will be joining a vibrant staff and faculty, and will be able to partake of the benefits of an anthroposophical community of sister organizations in suburban New York, established in 1926. Chestnut Ridge is about 20 miles from the cultural offerings and diversity of NYC and close to large state parks. Our school contains an enlivening mix of seasoned, maturing, and newer staff and faculty. The current enrollment of our school is 270 students. Our school is accredited by NYSAIS and AWSNA.

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and list of 3 references to Director of Operations, Lynne Wu: lwu@gmws.org

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