WSA currently has 1 open positions:
The Administrator provides full-time administrative leadership for The Waldorf School of Atlanta. In partnership with the Pedagogical Chair, the Administrator shares the responsibility for all executive functions of the School, delivering strong collaborative leadership through dedication to the principles of Waldorf education for the benefit of students, families, and the wider Waldorf School of Atlanta community. This includes collaboration with the Pedagogical Chair to facilitate the implementation of goals outlined by the WSA Strategic Plan and the current Accreditation Self-Study.
The Administrator is responsible for the facilitation and coordination of school business, the development and implementation of administrative policies, procedures, and programs, the management of all administrative staff, and the oversight of the school facilities. The Administrator will oversee, with support from the school’s Business Manager, the preparation and administration of school funds. S/He will encourage and model timely and effective communication among individuals and groups in the school community and will represent the school at both internal and external events. The Administrator is responsible for ensuring that all staff work is consistent with the goals outlined by the Strategic Plan of the school and is empowered to make staffing changes to meet these goals. The Administrator provides an administrative/legal/financial perspective for all major decisions that affect the students, faculty, and staff of the school.
The Administrator must be in harmony with, and ideally exhibit knowledge of, Waldorf school philosophy, its educational principles, techniques, and methods. S/he will have a strong practical connection to the pedagogical needs of the school’s students and faculty. S/he will have knowledge of general principles of effective public relations and will foster healthy relationships between staff members and parents. The position requires the ability to handle personal and confidential information with discretion. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Administrator Search).
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 offer preschool to grade eight education for approximately 240 students, including Spanish, Eurythmy, Movement Education (Spatial Dynamics and Eurythmy), Music (Recorder, Strings, Chorus, Drumming), Handwork, Woodwork, Practical Arts, and 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 - NAIS, AdvancED, NCPSA, and AWSNA.
Our experienced and creative faculty work 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 Rudolf Steiner’s picture of the developing child.
WSA maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants for employment. The school hires, trains, promotes, and compensates employees on the basis of knowledge, skills, abilities and performance without regard to age, race, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability status as well as other classifications protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.