Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

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Linden Waldorf has the following job openings:

Position:  Outreach Coordinato

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Status:  Part Time, Salaried

Required Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • Minimum two years applicable work experience
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation experience

Summary: The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for relationship building among key stakeholders and target audiences in the wider Nashville community, the existing LWS community, and larger Waldorf community to educate, inform and build awareness about LWS and Waldorf education.  The Outreach Coordinator complements the Enrollment Coordinator in LWS’s efforts to attract and retain prospective families and students.  Reports to and is hired by the Administrative Chair; attends weekly administrative staff meetings; convenes Outreach committee; attends faculty meeting as needed; other duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

Marketing and Brand Management

  • Maintain consistent image of the school through advertising plan, brochures, flyers and other mailings.
  • Implement marketing and public relations plan for the school
  • Protect logo/brand and decide on requests to use logo
  • Assist Development Coordinator in creating materials for alumni, donors, friends and family members
  • In partnership with the Enrollment Coordinator, identify methods to track data, such as how and where interested families first came into contact with Linden Waldorf School
  • Work with faculty and administrative team to ensure that all materials and activities accurately reflect the school’s vision, and pedagogical ideals and practices; work with the Outreach Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Group to develop messaging and to make sure marketing materials appeal to a culturally broad cross-section of the Nashville community

Communications Activities

  • Oversee the regular content updates of website and other social media.
  • Assist in editing internal and external documents.
  • Monitor press for articles and information on Waldorf education.
  • Develop communications protocols around issues that may arise in a school community.
  • Maintain archive of school images and materials

Public Relations

  • Build relationships with a wide array of stakeholders – parents, grandparents, prospective parents, alumni parents, local potential feeder schools, high schools, and the wider Nashville community
  • Inform local groups about Waldorf education, demonstrating an extensive understanding of and enthusiastic support for Linden Waldorf School and Waldorf Education.
  • Promote and publicize Waldorf education within the school community (working with the Faculty Chair and Parent Council to bring in speakers, offer informational events).
  • Build relationships with targeted media outlets, write press releases, arrange for media coverage when appropriate; plan, coordinate, and escort media visits.

Events

  • Work with administrative team and faculty to plan, manage and/or support various events, e.g. Experience Waldorf Day, Windows on Waldorf Tours, Private School Fair, Grandparents Day, Volunteer Appreciation Day, Rose Ceremony, Graduation, Elves’ Faire, etc.
  • Ensure that there is an adequate record of events and student work to use in publications and materials

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Efficient use of standard office equipment and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and social media platform.
  • Capacity to plan and manage projects, prioritizing effectively to meet goals and deadlines and stay on budget.
  • Maintain a cheerful, relaxed, respectful demeanor when working with others.
  • Show initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness when confronting challenges, working both independently and as part of a team

 

Position:  Sixth Grade Teacher

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to continue with our current 5th grade class on their Waldorf journey in grades 6-8.  We are looking for someone who will teach from an understanding of Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner's indications on child development. He or she will be working as a part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community.  

Waldorf class teachers have a unique relationship to their class because of their opportunity to know their students across years and across disciplines. Teachers make a significant commitment to their classes, both in endeavoring to know their individual students well and in bringing a rich and solidly academic curriculum to the class as a whole. This relationship involves creating a productive working relationship with the parents, as well as a cooperative relationship with colleagues. Interested candidates should be prepared to journey with the students beginning in first grade and continuing through eighth grade graduation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

1 – 2 years previous classroom experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Have completed, or be willing to complete Waldorf Certification

Primary Duties:

  • Preparation and instruction of block schedule, art and skills classes.
  • Document and record student progress primarily through the use of narrative descriptions.
  • Preparation of a yearly class play or presentation as indicated by the curriculum.
  • Create grade-appropriate aesthetically pleasing classroom space and hold regular parent meetings and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Participation in weekly section meetings, weekly faculty meetings and all faculty in-services.

This is a full-time salaried position that requires a bachelor's degree. Salary will be commensurate with Waldorf training, teaching experience and education. Benefits include health insurance, retirement package and ongoing professional development. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to careers@lindenwaldorf.org or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215.  Our fax number is 615-354-0247  

 

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