The Emerson Waldorf School (EWS), founded in 1984, is seeking a Director of Administration. Emerson is situated on 54 acres midway between the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic coast in the North Carolina Research Triangle area (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) and has an enrollment of 260 students (Nursery through grade 12).
Emerson Waldorf School is seeking candidates who share its commitment to the values of diversity and multiculturalism. We do not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, parental status, familial status, national origin, age, and disability. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for employment to all applicants.
The Director of Administration is the non-pedagogical leadership position in the school, collaborating with the school’s College of Teachers, Board of Directors and Parent Organization in supporting the school’s mission. He/she manages the school’s day-to-day operations, including HR, fundraising, marketing, admissions, office administration, facilities management, and supervising a professional administrative staff. All applicants should read the full job description before applying.
EWS is looking for someone who has a minimum of 3 years of experience in academic administration. Knowledge of Anthroposophy and Waldorf pedagogy is not required but the successful candidate will be expected to become familiar with the principles.
Candidate interviews will begin in mid-April, but the position will remain open until the right candidate is found. To apply please send the following documents electronically to email@example.com In the subject line please put: “Director of Administration application.”
A letter of interest and qualification that speaks to the candidate’s experience in fundraising, managing staff and collaborating with faculty, supporting diversity and inclusion
A current résumé
A statement of leadership philosophy
Names and contact information (including email addresses) of three professional references
Prospective candidates may contact Mark Hulbert, President, Board of Directors, Emerson Waldorf School at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-928-0142 to learn more. Your communication will be held in strictest confidence.
About Emerson Waldorf School
The Emerson Waldorf School provides a creative, supportive learning environment based on the philosophical and pedagogical indications of Dr. Rudolf Steiner.
We offer a time-tested curriculum designed to bring interdisciplinary and multi-sensory learning in response to the needs of the child at each stage of development, with a rich blend of academics and arts. Since the Emerson Waldorf School opened its doors in 1984, our enrollment has continued to grow.
We enroll children ages 0-18, in our Parent-Child program for children under age 3, our pre-K and Kindergarten program, and Grades 1-12.
The woodland campus of 54 acres provides safe and ample space for creative play and for exploring the natural sciences, while specially designed buildings encourage a sense of beauty in harmony with the natural surroundings. A strong and vibrant community of parents and teachers supports the work of the school, including an active Parent Organization.
The Emerson Waldorf School is a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA), the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and ...the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS). Emerson is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the Southern Association of Colleges Schools (SACS), and AdvancEd.