Santa Fe Waldorf School is seeking a Pedagogical Director for the 2023-2024 school year and beyond, preferably starting spring 2023.
The Pedagogical Director will focus primarily on pedagogical matters and will be the head of the Leadership Team which includes the Operations Director and the Communications Director.
As the sole employee of the Board of Trustees, the Pedagogical Director’s primary duties reside with advancing pedagogical priorities. The Pedagogical Director works closely with the Operations Director to ensure compliance and responsibility within the areas of financial management, human resources, and operations. The Pedagogical Director works closely with the Communications Director to ensure the accuracy of internal and external communications and to develop brand-aligned marketing and development strategies. In addition, as the sole employee of the Board of Trustees, the Pedagogical Director works closely with the officers of the Board to ensure consistent and timely leadership between the administration, Board, and other school constituents.
Qualified candidates will have experience teaching and leading in a school setting. Applicants with advanced training or degrees in the realms of Waldorf education, administration, and/or non-profit management are encouraged to apply, and all applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Additionally, a commitment to the foundations of Waldorf education, the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and maintain open communication with parents, and strong writing and communication skills are important components to success in this role.
About the School: Santa Fe Waldorf School is an independent day school that serves approximately 220+ students from preschool through twelfth grade. Located just a few miles southeast of Santa Fe’s historic center, the school occupies 13 acres of high desert land at the base of the foothills to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The school is entering its 40th year and is one of Santa Fe’s more established independent schools, with a fully developed academic program, notable athletic achievements, a permanent location, and a record of student success with college placement.
Compensation: This is a full time, year round position. Our compensation package includes vacation and sick days, full tuition remission, professional development opportunities; health insurance and retirement plan.
To apply: Please submit a brief letter of introduction stating how you are particularly qualified, a completed application, and a list of three references with phone and email contacts. The school will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send the requested materials to: email@example.com
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