The Rudolf Steiner School of New York City is seeking a School Administrator. The School Administrator will be responsible for the operations of The Rudolf Steiner School, including oversight of admissions, development, business office, IT department, and facilities. The School Administrator will ensure that the School is operating at peak effectiveness as well as ensuring that the school is in compliance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. Along with the Area Chairs, the School Administrator will represent the school to the greater independent school community, including NYSAIS, the Guild of New York City and other applicable organizations.
5+ years prior experience in educational administration and previous Waldorf school experience
Master’s degree preferred
Demonstrated leadership and management experience
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Strong track record of interpersonal skills, especially building collaborative relationships
Prior experience participating in and directing fundraising activities
Ability to run a collaborative yet disciplined meeting
Thorough knowledge of Waldorf Education
The Rudolf Steiner School is the first Waldorf School in North America, founding Waldorf Education in the United States in the vibrant city of New York. Growing from a school with 12 students in 1928 to an N-12 school of 315 in 2017-18, the school offers a wide variety of enlivening educational experiences for its students and a supportive environment for students, teachers, parents, and staff.
Located in the heart of the Upper East Side, the school is close to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and other museums on Museum Mile. The school is less than a block away from Central Park, which is the playground for the Early Childhood and Lower School students.
The school offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits plan, which includes full medical benefits, a retirement TIAA-CREF plan, life insurance, and New York City Metro Cards to underwrite transportation costs. Another benefit is our school lunch program, which provides a delicious and nutritious lunch to all children, faculty, and staff members.
The Rudolf Steiner School is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and is accredited by both AWSNA and the New York State Association of Independent Schools. RSS Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated under the laws of N.Y. State and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientations, gender identity or national origin.
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