Employment Opportunity: Education Director

Start: January 2021
Terms: Full-time, salary based on experience, includes benefits package
Location: Nelson Waldorf School, Nelson BC
Apply to: employment@www.nwprevious.dreamhosters.com
The Education Director plays a pivotal role in the administration team, and is responsible for representing the pedagogical realm when making decisions and providing input. Key qualities include strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. The Education Director oversees the Pedagogical Steering Committee, acts as liaison between the administration team and faculty, and plays a major role in student support.
As Education Director, the responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
• Overseeing and facilitating processes that ensure the school’s pedagogical quality, consistency, coherence, and continuity
• Bringing a whole-school perspective, bridging administrative and pedagogical insights, to all discussions
• Teacher support including professional development and training, faculty evaluation, curriculum development, and student progress review
• Supports mediation in situations where parent / teacher communication needs pedagogical support to reach understanding and resolution as directed by Head of School
• Oversees remedial education needs, including IEPs for all special needs students
• Oversees the three streams of student support (inclusion, discipline, care)
• BC Teacher certification
• Waldorf Teacher training
• 5+ years of Waldorf leadership experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and two professional references to employment@www.nwprevious.dreamhosters.com. Learn more about our school at www.www.nwprevious.dreamhosters.com
Established in 1982, the Nelson Waldorf School offers school programs from Parent and Tot through to Grade 8. Waldorf education has been growing steadily in British Columbia, and the Nelson Waldorf School is one of several Waldorf schools in the province. This provides many opportunities for collaborative working with the other B.C. Waldorf schools. Nelson is a thriving little city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Known as “The Queen City”, and acknowledged for its impressive collection of restored heritage buildings and its strong artistic and cultural life, the surrounding area offers a magnificent four seasons outdoor playground.

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