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:

First Grade Teacher

The Waldorf School of Garden City seeks a First Grade Class Teacher, beginning in September 2020.  Join our collaborative faculty and staff who are committed to:

  • Our diverse student body
  • A healthy balance between form (administration) and freedom (teachers’ freedom)
  • Real-time research to meet the students of today
  • Experiencing the vast resources in our region: the beaches of Long Island, the museums of Manhattan, expansive nature in our New Hampshire extended campus.

The WSGC is a thriving Waldorf school of 72 years. We are a Parent-child through grade 12 school with afternoon and sports programs. Our progressive approach to Waldorf education allows for creativity and artistry to be a part of every lesson. Our robust array of specialty subject teachers allows for a deep integration of disciplines. The School’s 225-acre extension Glen Brook campus in New Hampshire offers enriched programs year-round. Long Island is home to a strong anthroposophical community, and the Winkler Center for Adult Learning provides a well-established Foundation Studies at our School facility. The Waldorf School also has strong relationships to Adelphi University and other area colleges. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Waldorf School of Garden City seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community.

Our school’s comprehensive benefits package includes health, life, and disability insurance, along with a school-funded retirement account, and funds for professional development. With a competitive salary, based upon experience, our school is committed to supporting its faculty.

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

Interested applicants should email a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:

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

Administrative Assistant to the Faculty Chair and School Administrator

The Waldorf School of Garden City is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to support the essential duties of the Senior Administration. The ideal candidate is a team player who is professional, friendly, detail-oriented, organized, computer savvy, and resilient, with the ability to multi-task while maintaining confidentiality and a positive demeanor. Scroll down for a complete job description.

Job Summary
This role provides administrative support to the Faculty Chair (FC) and School Administrator (SA). The candidate is professional, friendly, detail-oriented, structured, and resilient.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The primary tasks for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Works daily from 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Provides a professional, friendly main office presence including;
    • General receptionist duties
    • Receiving and directing phone calls
    • Welcoming visitors
    • Addressing parent inquiries
    • Assisting students with phone calls, dress code, discipline, etc.
    • Providing lunch coverage for front desk receptionist
  • Completes daily administrative tasks in the main office including;
    • General filing of documents
    • Maintenance of student files, including rollover of files from EC to Grades
    • Ensuring that the main office has copies of relevant forms
    • Supporting the attendance process, some attendance data entry
    • Delivering phone messages to teachers in the Lower School
  • Provides general administrative support to the Faculty Chair and School Administrator including;
    • Drafting letters/e-mail correspondences
    • Photocopying/scanning documents
    • Maintaining a calendar of appointments (FC)
    • Keeping emergency binders up to date for FC and SA
    • Any other administrative needs of the FC and SA
  • Supports ongoing administrative procedures at the school including;
    • Tracking Faculty absences
    • Supporting the School’s Standardized tests processes
    • Assisting with proofreading various types of documents
      • Conducting research and information gathering (including Curriculum Reference Information)
    • Organizing and supporting the parent-teacher conference day (including scheduling, logistics and directing of parents)
    • Providing logistical support to internal meetings (including ordering of food/coordination with cafeteria, ensuring set up of rooms)
  • Tracks deadlines and follows up with Faculty members to ensure deadlines are met
  • Coordinates district pupil services by;
    • Guiding faculty and parents through the process
    • Receiving IEP’s and 504’s and follows up with faculty members
    • Coordinating faculty attendance at all district meetings
    • Coordinating the scheduling of remedial students (personnel and rooms)
    • Coordinating evaluations of students throughout the year (personnel and rooms)
  • Coordinating and assisting with logistics when hosting visitors;
    • Liaison with visitors ahead of arrival
    • Coordinate logistics, including room reservations
    • Schedule internal meetings for guests
  • Assisting FC and SA with any other administrative tasks as needed

Qualification Requirements:

  • BA preferred and 2+ years of relevant professional office experience.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Comfort level with working in a small organization, performing a wide variety of functions, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and focus
  • High level of proficiency in computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite) and database systems.
    • Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Experience with database systems
    • Senior Systems or similar Student Information System (SIS) database

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

Interested applicants should email a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:

Kathy Bossuk
Director of Marketing & Communications
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530
bossukk@waldorfgarden.org

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Waldorf School of Garden City promotes respect for all students, employees and applicants, and prohibits discrimination to the full extent required by law, including discrimination based on race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, familial or marital status, military status, or any other category which is protected by applicable federal, state or local law.