Employment, Jobs, Careers and RFPs

Middle School Girls’ Assistant Basketball Coach - July 2017

Salary

$500

Season Dates

October 23 – December 12  Typical weeks consist of one after school practice, two game nights and one lunch practice (if possible).  There is the possibility of extending the season into January if there is interest from the players.

Responsibilities

  • The Coach teaches fundamental and advanced athletic skills and works with athletes to prepare them for competition
  • The Coach is an expert on the rules, strategies, and techniques required for the sport and is responsible for the coordination of student participants among other duties.
  • Administrative duties include uniform and equipment management.

Experience/Skills Desired

  • Working knowledge of the game.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Willingness to attend mandatory CPR/First Aid/AED training in the late summer.
  • Willingness to complete mandatory concussion awareness training.

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

High School Educational Resource Director - September 2017

Job Title: High School Educational Resource Director
Program: High School Faculty
Reports to: High School Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt – Part Time
Date: September 2017

Position Summary

The High School Educational Resource Director is responsible for implementing and supervising the school’s resource program. This position works with individual students and their families to determine what accommodations and resources are needed by the student with an understanding of what the school is able to provide, as well as educating and communicating with the full faculty about how to best serve each individual student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Individual Learning Plan (ILP)Design

  1. Help refer families for formal testing/evaluation
  2. Review formal testing results when they are released to the school and make recommendations/suggestions to the faculty
  3. Gather and review documentation specific to the students’ developmental histories
  4. Develop, coordinate, and implement student ILPs using formal testing results
  5. Maintain professional documentation, records, and student files for students with learning challenges
  6. Create and update forms

Individual Learning Plan (ILP) Implementation

  1. Help students be successful through working with them and helping teachers understand what accommodations they need.
  2. Respond to the needs of the faculty in support of students with learning challenges
  3. Observe students in classes and work with teachers to meet students’ learning needs
  4. Meet one-on-one with students as needed to provide additional support services for their learning needs (academics, socialization, study skills, etc…)
  5. Check in with students if needed.
  6. Communicate with HS Counselor when students with ILPs have a need for counseling

Coordinate support systems

  1. Coordinate weekly reports
  2. Coordinate peer note taking system

Apply for standardized testing accommodations to the College Board and ACT

Consult with the HSLG and/or high school faculty and attend high school faculty meetings

Meet periodically with the lower school Educational Support Director and/or the Middle School Support Team

  1. Communicate and plan the transition from middle school to high school for students with learning challenges
  2. Share policies, procedures, and forms (consistency)
  3. Uphold the public image of Support/Resource program

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Educational/Resource Support Experience at the High School Level
  • Undergraduate College Degree
  • Waldorf Education experience desired

Work Setting

  • General office environment, computer and desk work
  • Office hours are 19 hours per week:
    • 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
    • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday, to include attendance at HS Faculty Meetings

Salary and Benefits

  • This position is part time and offers no benefits
  • Monthly salary of $1,750 (Position will be placed on an annual Faculty Agreement.)

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
    • Bending, sitting, standing, walking, etc.
    • Desk work, computer keyboard, telephone, etc.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Finance, Accounting, and Operations Director - May 2017

Position Summary
Our ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a Controller, Director of Finance, or School Business Director. S/he will have a positive, proactive and service oriented approach in addition to having a proven track record of building and managing strong teams and inspiring high morale. The Finance, Accounting, and Operations Director will have management responsibility for employees in the accounting and financial areas and work collaboratively with all administrative staff.  This is an exempt, year-round, full time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Reports

Bookkeeper, Registrar, Facilities and Grounds Manager

Financial Management

  • Budget
    • Develop a balanced annual budget for the operation of the entire school including: estimating revenues, coordinating with Governing Council and Pedagogical Leadership to develop staffing and expense projections, and working with Operations Personnel to develop budget projections for Facilities and Grounds and Business Office operations.
    • Communicate budget assumptions and projections to Administrative and Pedagogical School Leadership for feedback and buy in
    • Communicate budget assumptions and projections to the Board of Trustees Finance Committee for feedback and its support and recommendation to the Board of Trustees for final approval
    • Create financial tracking documents to report back on performance versus budget assumptions and end of year projections on a monthly basis to School Director and Finance Committee
    • Provide bi-monthly budget versus actual spending tracking reports to faculty and administrative personnel.
    • Create and maintain a multi-year budget outlook, including capital budgeting
  • Accounting
    • Manage bookkeeper to ensure accurate and timely recording of all financial transactions including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, booking of enrollment contracts, invoicing for after care and other services, appropriate recognition of income and expenses and proper recording of receipts and disbursements for restricted and unrestricted donations
    • Manage Monthly reconciliation of accounting activity
  • Financial Reporting/Regulatory Filings
    • Prepares financial statements to include balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow statements and other requested reports along with a written narrative to the Finance Committee on a monthly basis
    • Provide accounting of restricted funds to appropriate faculty and staff
    • Acts as primary point of contact with audit firm for providing and clarifying documentation for financial transactions for annual audit by CPA firm. This includes providing financial information to support the annual filing of IRS Form 990
    • Provide financial statements and covenant calculations to lenders on a quarterly basis.
    • Manages relationship with the school’s bank and lending organizations
    • Ensure timely and accurate regulatory filings including: sales tax returns, quarterly raffle license filings, annual Colorado Secretary of State information filings, annual Colorado Charitable Organization registration filings, annual property tax exemption filings, etc
  • Other Financial Management Duties
    • Responsible for collection of tuition payments, including management of Tuition Management System (Smart Tuition), follow up with families regarding late payments and management of third party collections efforts.
    • Act as main point of contact and provide information for any federal, state or local government financial audits.
    • Manage cash flow to ensure available funds to meet all commitments.

Facilities and Grounds

  • Collaborate with Facilities and Grounds Manager to develop short and long range repairs and maintenance plan.
  • Assist in determining financial priorities with various facilities projects and oversees projects that are done by outside contractors.
  • Manage annual facilities budget and capital budget

Collegial Support

  • Provide data, analysis, regulatory information and other insight to School Director, Human Resources Director, Enrollment Director, Development Director Pedagogical Director, Governing Council and other colleagues.
  • Act as backup to Human Resources Director for payroll, background checks and other critical duties.
  • Provide oversight approvals for monthly payroll.

Additional Responsibilities

  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above as assigned by the School Director.

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance or Accounting, CPA desired
  • 5 years or more experience in a similar position
  • PC proficient with extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office and QuickBooks proficiency
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills and prompt response
  • Experience in working with third party payroll providers
  • Success in working in a collaborative work environment
  • Experience with school database programs a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills facilitating work with all constituencies of the school community
  • Ability to work independently in a multi-tasking environment employing organizationally sound decision making and flexibility
  • Enjoys being an active member of an administrative team
  • Ability to be flexible, balancing priorities, and meet deadlines 

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Time Off
  • Professional Development Opportunities 

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Substitute Teachers - August 2017

Position Summary

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking substitute teachers. We are looking for individuals who have teaching experience, love the classroom environment, and are available (sometimes on very short notice) to work during the week. Knowledge of Waldorf education is a plus.

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Please include your substitute availability, as well as if you have any interest in future teaching positions.

Costume Manager - August 2017

Job Title:    Costume Manager

Program:    Administrative

Reports to:    Pedagogical Director

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt

Date:          August 2017

Position Summary

Provide costumes and props support to teachers and parents for class plays, High School musical, festivals, special events (Pentathlon, Medieval Games), and outreach activities throughout the school year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with teacher or event coordinator to discuss the needs of the play
  • Work from a prepared list to pull costumes and props
  • Review with teacher/class parent and deliver rack(s) to the classroom for fittings
  • Fulfill additional needs during the process through performance
  • Coordinate for preparation of backdrop(s) and set pieces with class parents, etc.
  • Coordinate for preparation of backdrop(s) and set pieces with SMWS Facilities personnel for installation
  • Help set up staging areas: mirrors, some makeup, steamer, additional rack(s), drapes
  • Collect all costumes/props from performance area and coordinate with Facilities personnel for return of backdrops/large set pieces to storage area(s).
  • Wash or have dry-cleaned costumes as appropriate.  Repair, re-rack and re-shelf
  • Review and keep copies of lists/photographs for future reference
  • Backdrops: maintain notebook of pictures and tags on rolls

School Events

Calendar of the School Year (subject to change)

Festivals

  • Michaelmas
  • St. Nick
  • Kindergarten Michaelmas
  • Winter Festival
  • Michaelmas games
  • Seder
  • Halloween
  • Maypole
  • Santa Lucia
  • Spring games

Plays

  • 1st-8th grades
  • Eurythmy
  • 10th grade
  • Shepherd’s Play
  • 12th grade
  • Winter Festival
  • German play
  • HS musical

Events

  • Assemblies: Fall, MLK, Spring
  • Circus
  • Pentathlon
  • Graduation
  • Medieval Games

Miscellaneous

  • Rose ceremonies (fall, spring)
  • Capping
  • Santa Lucia (HS)
  • 8th grade bridging
  • Three Kings (HS)
  • Middle school dance
  • Picture days & photo/video shoots
  • HS winter dance
  • HS projects (class, individual)
  • Prom
  • German vocabulary class
  • Cabaret

Rentals and Loans

  • Advent spiral other schools
  • Shepherd Valley class plays
  • Tara

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exposure and understanding of Waldorf Events and Festivals
  • Sewing and costume repair

Work Setting

  • Working with a large inventory of costumes
  • Heavy lifting at times
  • Garage storage area

Salary, Hours, and Benefits

  • Hourly salary of $14 per hour
  • Each class play is not to exceed a total of 10 hours of work during the school year
  • Each week is not to exceed 10 hours per week during the school year, unless
    • Some weeks may take 20 hours while other weeks will take 1 or 2 hours
    • Some summer hours may be required
  • Variance in weekly work time over 10 hours must be approved by Pedagogical Director
  • This job requires flexibility in hours
  • No employment benefits are offered for this position

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
    • Lift 25 pounds, bending, stretching
    • Mobility to move boxes and large amounts of costumes
    • Work within a small garage setting or storage area
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Project Coordinator to the Campus Development Committee - September 2017

Job Title:       Project Coordinator to the Campus Development Committee

Program:       Board of Trustees

Reports to:    Campus Development Committee of the Board of Trustees

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Date:               September 2017

Position Summary

This position supports to the School Director with oversight of the Campus Development Committee of the Board of Trustees. This position will support the school in the administrative tasks of advancing the work of the campus development project. This is a multi-year project that will encompass several phases of work:

  1. Entitlement process with the City of Boulder for a 12 acre site
  2. Development of plans of a new Shining Mountain Waldorf School Campus on a smaller 6 acre site
  3. Sale of several parcels of land to either realtors, developers, or community members
  4. Retiring or paying down the school’s existing debt of $4.3 million
  5. Planning a multi million dollar capital campaign
  6. Working with the community- parents, neighborhood, City, donors, trustees, faculty and staff on communicating the project and working with constituents
  7. Overall project management- work flow, cash flow, documentation, accountability, and review and periodic reporting to the Board of Trustees

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create agendas and send reminders for bi-monthly CDC Meetings.
  • Take minutes at all meetings related to this project and submit to appropriate individuals
  • Ensure that all documents related to the committee are stored and filed on Shining     Mountain’s Board Google Drive
  • Communicate with neighborhood and manage neighborhood list
  • Set up neighborhood meetings and all school meetings
  • Work with realtors and developers to sell house properties
  • Ensure all contracts for consultants are vetted by our attorney and signed
  • Work with Finance Committee on cash flow analysis and spending
  • Track and manage all costs associated with this project
  • Work with CDC and Finance Committee on work flow chart, ensure it is updated and tracked appropriately
  • Interface with all developers interested in working with the school on this project
  • Manage communications to the school community
  • Attend bi monthly Campus Development Committee meetings on Wednesdays at 9:15 AM as well as monthly Finance Committee meetings and periodic Board and Faculty meetings
  • Provide support to the School Director or CDC on any tasks related to the campus development project

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Project Management experience in real estate development and construction preferred         Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Google Drive
  • Proven experience in project management
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up

Work Setting

  • General office environment
  • Ability to work from home
  • Walking to campus buildings
  • Occasional nights and weekends

Salary and Benefits

Position pay is $30 per hour, between 10-20 hours per week, as needed. Over the course of a calendar year, the job will not exceed an average of 20 hours per week. The work will vary based on the needs and timeline of the project, which is expected to be over 18-24 months for this phase.  Employee benefits are not offered for this position.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.