The Waldorf School of Atlanta currently has one open position.
The Waldorf School of Atlanta
The Business Manager is responsible for the financial management of the school. S/he is the Secretary of the Finance Committee, reporting to the Administrator and the Treasurer. S/he oversees financial planning and management activities that support the healthy day-to-day functioning of the school and provides support in achieving the long-term financial goals outlined in the school’s strategic plan.
The Business Manager must have a strong practical connection to the needs of the school’s students, faculty and physical property. Work in the position requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including sensitivity to issues of confidentiality as well as sensitivity to the emotional content of financial questions and issues. S/he will ensure that the best interests of the school are upheld in all financial matters, aligned with best business practices. Necessary skills include:
The Business Manager is accountable to the Administrator and the Treasurer. Close communication with all members of Administrative staff is expected in order to carry out the job responsibilities. A performance review of this position will be conducted annually by the Administrator with a check-in in December.
Expectations, Salary & Benefits
This position is a full-time position, requiring a minimum of 40 hours of work per week. The Business Manager will be in the office Monday-Friday from 7:45 – 4 pm, including a 30 minute lunch break and will attend additional evening and weekend events as needed throughout the year, including a weekly Faculty meeting from 3:30-6:00pm on Thursdays. S/he is expected to devote additional hours when necessary to ensure that all objectives are met. As a full-time employee, benefits are consistent with those outlined in the Employee Handbook. Salary for this position is based on experience and will vary depending on the overall budget of the school.
Our School and Community:
Founded in 1986 as a preschool/kindergarten program, The Waldorf School of Atlanta graduated its first eighth grade class in 2000. We currently offer nursery to grade eight education for approximately 240 students. Along with a robust Main Lesson curriculum, WSA students have instruction in Spanish, Eurythmy, Movement Education, Music (Recorder, Strings, Chorus, and Drumming), Handwork, Woodwork, Practical Arts, and after-school Sports Programs. Our parent/child program warmly introduces young families to Waldorf education. The school is fully accredited by four local and national accrediting bodies, and is a full member of AWSNA. Academe of the Oaks Waldorf High School opened in the fall of 2003, just five minutes from our campus. Our experienced and creative faculty works closely with an active and dedicated Board of Trustees and a committed and talented parent community. An established Core Faculty with years of Waldorf experience share a strong commitment to studying and working with anthroposophy. Our community supports a quarterly visit from the Christian Community priest, and branch of the Anthroposophical Society.