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Faculty Administrator

Nevada Sage Waldorf School

Reno, NV, USA

Full time

$37.1-41.6k (annually)



May 26

 The Faculty Administrator will manage and guide the pedagogical program for the school, working closely with the Faculty. The Faculty Administrator is accountable for the quality and consistency of instruction. They serve as the supporter and coordinator of the faculty in their roles as educators and cultivate an optimal environment that upholds Waldorf teaching of the highest quality. The Faculty Administrator works with the Faculty to maintain the pedagogical voice of the school and uphold the principles and practices of Waldorf education in working with all groups within the school. 

It is expected that the Faculty Administrator manifests the personal character and breadth of teaching and administrative experience to effectively support the faculty and administrative realms. This individual provides leadership in the cultural life of the faculty ensuring that their realm is functioning in a healthy and positive manner.  The person who serves in this role is proficient in change management, conflict resolution, managing multiple projects, team building and organization. 

The Faculty Administrator is responsible for managing the faculty. 

Leadership Roles

The Faculty Administrator serves in key leadership roles at NSWS, working out of a model of servant leadership, and representing and advocating for the faculty. This person is the day-to-day point of contact of all members of the faculty.  

The Faculty Administrator and the Administrative Director work in partnership to provide day-to-day leadership and decision-making for the School.

Key Responsibilities

Professional Development & Teacher Training

  • oversee all aspects of faculty professional development, including classroom observations, teacher training plans, mentoring and evaluations.
  • ensure availability of effective teacher mentoring and/or peer partnering
  • lead faculty study


Communication & Accountability

  • model and uphold healthy lines of communication
  • support direct communication whenever possible
  • communicate faculty business with all realms
  • initiate follow-up on concerns and sensitive issues

Student & Parent Support 

  • support faculty by addressing concerns regarding parent-faculty relations
  • oversee student support and proper follow-up and documentation
  • provide community with pedagogical understanding, inspiration & insight
  • oversee development of parent education

Delegate Administrative Work

  • enlists the help of all lead, salaried faculty members in administrative work
  • facilitates development of mandate committees to support faculty administrative work
  • support faculty accountability relating to administrative type projects


Hiring and Recruitment

  • serve on Hiring and Recruitment Committee for faculty hires
  • serve on Human Resource Committee
  • oversee orientation of new faculty
  • facilitate faculty exit interviews


  • facilitate Professional Development budgeting
  • provide leadership in determining salaries
  • provide leadership in determining school programming and prioritize funding

Membership Organizations & Accreditation

  • In conjunction with the Administrative Director and the Leadership Group guide faculty WECAN and AWSNA accreditation and self-study effort

Meeting Participation:

  • EC Meeting - as needed
  • Grades Meeting - as needed
  • Full Faculty Meeting - as needed
  • Leadership Meeting - as needed
  • Board Meetings - Faculty Liaison to Board


  • Fully trained Waldorf teacher with significant classroom experience
  • Experience in mentoring and evaluating teachers
  • Understanding and willingness to work out of Waldorf tenants and Anthroposophy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strength in administrative capacities, including being well organized, and able to effectively manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration, objectivity, building relationships, and consensus, as well as conflict resolution. 



The Faculty Administrator is consented to by the Full Faculty and the Administrative Director. 


The Faculty Administrator reports to the Board.


This position is compensated at the Lead Trained Teacher rate.


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