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75 Years of
Goodness, Beauty,
& Truth

Employment Opportunities


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We are always looking for passionate, dynamic, and caring individuals to join our school community. Interested applicants should send a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to the person indicated in the job posts below:

Current Openings

Long-Term Substitute - Spring 2023

The Waldorf School of Garden City seeks a Long-Term Substitute – Spring 2023

Join our vibrant and diverse school community where collaboration and creativity combine with our Waldorf curriculum to uniquely meet the needs of today’s students. Our teaching community strives for an ever-expanding understanding of complex issues of race, equity, identity, and wellness. We balance rigorous academics and form with creative expression and enthusiasm for learning.

Located on a lush ten acres, we are situated between northern and southern beaches and yet only a 45-minute drive to the cultural offerings of Manhattan. Our 75 years of experience, coupled with an innovative outlook toward the future, makes our team extraordinary.

Our teachers are supported through mentorship, on-going professional development, a connection to a hub of like-minded teachers, and visits to other Waldorf schools. If you are coming from out of the area, generous relocation packages are available. Our school’s comprehensive benefits package includes competitive compensation, health, life, and disability insurance, and a school-funded retirement account.

More information about our School can be found at www.waldorfgarden.org.

To apply, please email a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:  Kelly Rae O’Halogan, Faculty Chair at ohalogank@waldorfgarden.org 

Kelly Rae O’Halogan, Faculty Chair
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530
ohalogank@waldorfgarden.org

Class Teacher for the 2023-24 School Year

The Waldorf School of Garden City seeks a Class Teacher for the 2023-24 School Year 

Join our vibrant and diverse school community where collaboration and creativity combine with our Waldorf curriculum to uniquely meet the needs of today’s students. Our teaching community strives for an ever-expanding understanding of complex issues of race, equity, identity, and wellness. We balance rigorous academics and form with creative expression and enthusiasm for learning.

Located on lush ten acres, we are situated between northern and southern beaches and yet only a 45-minute drive to the cultural offerings of Manhattan. Our 75 years of experience, coupled with an innovative outlook toward the future, makes our team extraordinary.

Our teachers are supported through mentorship, ongoing professional development, a connection to a hub of like-minded teachers, and visits to other Waldorf schools. If you are coming from out of the area, generous relocation packages are available. Our school’s comprehensive benefits package includes competitive compensation, health, life, and disability insurance, and a school-funded retirement account.

More information about our School can be found at www.waldorfgarden.org.

To apply, please email a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:  Kelly Rae O’Halogan, Faculty Chair at ohalogank@waldorfgarden.org 

Director of Finance

Director of Finance

Job Summary

The Director of Finance is an integral part of the School’s senior leadership team and is responsible for managing both the financial operations and financial resources of the school. This position works closely with School leadership and reports to the School Administrator.

Job Description:

Primary duties and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Managing the School’s financial operations to ensure financial health and safeguarding of the School’s assets, including supervision of all Business Office staff with responsibilities for: tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, external contracting, payroll and employee benefits, human resources, accounting and financial reporting, regulatory reporting and compliance, and other business operations activities.
  • Oversee all financial reporting, budget projections, internal controls, as well as development of finance-related policies and procedures, and management of banking activities and management of cash and investment accounts.
  • Working collaboratively with the faculty and administrative leadership to develop the School’s annual operating budget and long-range financial projections, including enrollment forecasting and administration of the School’s tuition assistance resources.
  • Updating the Finance Committee and Board regarding the School performance to budget, including analysis of actual operating results versus budget and appropriate variance analysis.
  • Participating in the development of overarching school financial strategy with the Board Finance Committee — providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data to inform the process.
  • Working with appropriate external resources to research alternatives and manage the renewal of annual employee benefits, including medical insurance, life insurance, and retirement plans
  • Ensuring that human resources policies and practices are clearly articulated, consistently applied, and conform to legal requirements.
  • Overseeing all activities related to the School’s annual audit, including coordinating with the independent auditors and providing the Audit Committee with relevant information.
  • Producing annual reporting information as required by accrediting bodies, as well as state and local agencies.
  • Ensuring that the School maintains compliance with all state and local requirements.
  • Acting as a liaison with School legal counsel and insurance providers regarding risk matters.

Required Skills & Capacities:

The successful candidate will possess the following background, skills, and capacities:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; advanced degree or CPA preferred
  • Five years of experience in finance and accounting, preferably in a school or other not-for-profit environment.
  • Proven success in a senior administrative role, ideally with experience working with a not-for-profit Board
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, with a capacity to organize and motivate people.
  • Proficient in Blackbaud or similar School Information System
  • High ethical standards.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong capacity to work collaboratively with members of all School constituencies.
  • Keen analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style.
  • Proven commitment to supporting and fostering inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in all areas of organizational life.
  • Willingness to understand and embrace Waldorf education; with experience in a Waldorf School or understanding of Waldorf education a plus.

Application Process:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Littrean, School Administrator at littreann@waldorfgarden.org.