Director of Development
Green Meadow Waldorf School (GMWS) seeks an experienced fundraising professional to join our staff as Director of Development. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive development program to secure philanthropic resources and to bolster local community support for the school.
We are looking for an individual with a strong track record in fundraising to execute our annual appeal, major gifts, planned giving, and endowment programs. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of senior-level experience with progressive responsibility, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and a familiarity with the philanthropic agenda of an independent school.
Green Meadow's High School Physics Teacher, with more than 30 years of experience, will be retiring in June 2015. We are therefore seeking a combined physics and math teacher to begin full-time teaching in September 2015. In order to prepare someone, we are able to offer an extended internship with a very experienced teacher for the 2014-2015 academic year. An internship stipend would be provided. The position includes physics blocks in all four grades, a full-year 11th grade physics elective class, and mathematics teaching in the high school.
To apply for any position listed above, please email your resume and a letter of introduction with a short autobiography to Bill Pernice, Pedagogical Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org
). We are especially interested in your Waldorf training, your experience, and your connection to anthroposophy.
General information for applicants for full-time positions:Our school's approach is oriented toward providing a setting in which students can develop into independent individuals in a holistic way. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, generous retirement and health insurance contributions, and subsidized housing.
Applicants should have an interest in and previous understanding of Waldorf pedagogy and its background in anthroposophy. We are looking for flexible, enthusiastic, professional colleagues who will participate whole-heartedly in the life of the school and have a highly developed sense of humor. Our school encourages professional development through mentoring by master teachers and support for attending outside conferences and courses.
The successful applicant will be joining a vibrant faculty, and be able to partake of the benefits of an established anthroposophical community in suburban New York, about 20 miles from the cultural offerings and diversity of NYC and close to large state parks. Our school, now in its sixties, contains an enlivening mix of seasoned, maturing, and novice teachers. The overall enrollment of our school is around 390 students. Our school is accredited by AWSNA and NYSAIS.