Interim School Director
Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking an experienced administrative leader to fill the School Director position for the 2014-2015 school year, while we complete our search for a new School Director. The interim candidate may be considered for the regular position. See School Director posting below.
Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking an experienced administrative leader to fill the School Director position. We are seeking to fill this position as early as summer 2014; however, the search may be continued through the 2014-2015 school year.
The School Director leads the school in alignment with the vision and mission and has overall responsibility and authority for management of all aspects of the school. This position works collaboratively with the faculty leadership group and is ultimately responsible for personnel decisions. The School Director holds fiscal authority for the school, ensures effective business, legal and financial management, and supervises the Director of Operations. The School Director has overall responsibility for the admissions, marketing and fund development strategies and supervises the Directors of Development and Admissions.
Some priorities for this position include supporting a healthy culture and climate, actively participating in strategic planning activities and other Board and leadership initiatives, and supporting consistent communication to all constituencies. This position reports to the Board of Trustees and is a voting member of the Board.
- Strong leadership, characterized by collaboration, accessibility and a desire to serve the community
- Knowledge of Waldorf education
- School administration experience
- Master’s degree and additional Waldorf training preferred; Bachelor’s degree required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Honesty and integrity
Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and three references to SMWSboardchair@gmail.com. Please include a subject line indicating “School Director” or “Interim School Director.” Candidates may request a complete job description from this email address.
High School History and Social Studies Teacher
Shining Mountain Waldorf School is celebrating its 31st year of bringing Waldorf education to beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Our school is a full member of and accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. Boulder offers a unique world-class location and resources, from the University of Colorado to many outdoor recreational activities. There is an active Anthroposophical community in the Denver/Boulder area. Shining Mountain offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including tuition waivers.
Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking an experienced full time history and social studies teacher for teaching specific courses for the 2014-2015 school year. A bachelor’s degree and experience teaching English and History curriculum to high school students is a MUST. A Waldorf Teacher Training certificate and experience teaching at a Waldorf High School is preferred.
This is the same position previously posted for Humanities. The course list has now been identified, and the specific courses to be taught include:
- Ancient History
- Renaissance History
- Modern History
- Russian Literature
- Civil War/Civil Rights
- Senior Seminar
- 7th grade History
- Class Sponsor
- 10th grade Play Assistant
This position is full-time, but there is alternately a possibility of a 3/4 position.
Interested candidates should e-mail their resume with the subject line stating “High School History Teacher,” letter of interest, brief biography, and three references to: SueL@smwaldorf.org