Employment Opportunities

Position:            Director of Outreach and Enrollment

Position type:            Full time (40 hours) during the school year and reduced time (20 hours) during the summer.  Hours are 8 am to 4 pm during the school year and 9 am to 1 pm during the school summer vacation.

Reports to:            PCWS Director of Administration

Salary:                TBD

Start date:               Some flexibility, January 1, 2015 to March 1, 2015

 


Overview

Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is a private Waldorf school currently located in Arlington, VA moving to Alexandria, VA in the next school year. We offer classes from Preschool to 5th grade.

The Director of Outreach and Enrollment has two equally important functions:

  • Ensuring that all programs are enrolled to their pedagogical capacity.
  • Coordinating outreach events, some fundraising activities, and general school activities and recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to take on leadership roles in the planning and execution of these events.

The school is in a stage of growth, and its administrative and governance structures are evolving.  The Director of Outreach and Enrollment must possess the flexibility of thought necessary to work in such an evolving organization. The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Build relationships with and amongst the community.
  • Reflect the values, philosophy, research, and intentions of Waldorf eEducation in all efforts to attract and retain students and their families.
  • Approach with positive attitude the opportunities and challenges presented by developing an independent school.

The position requires some evening and weekend work.

 

 Qualifications

  • Able to speak meaningfully from a variety of perspectives about Waldorf education to prospective parents.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as marketing, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in marketing/outreach, fundraising, admissions, especially in a Waldorf or independent school.
  • Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office suite on a MAC platform.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and reliability.
  • Ability to manage and motivate volunteers and work with people productively and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, resourcefully, and creatively.
  • Professional demeanor and presentation.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • MAT trained and CPR/First Aid certified a plus.

Submit resume and cover letter to office@potomaccrescentschool.org.