Join our dynamic faculty by applying for a position below:
Director of Administration and Finance
London Waldorf School is inviting interested and qualified persons to apply for position of
Director of Administration and Finance. This is a full-time, permanent position beginning
January, 2023. The ideal candidate demonstrates a balance between strong management skills
and the ability to perform the day-to-day tasks of supporting a social enterprise.
Located in the heart of London, Ontario, London Waldorf School’s 3.5-acre campus is located
along the beautiful Thames River. We offer a complete Waldorf elementary education including
Grade School from Grades 1 to 8, a play-based Kindergarten, and fully Licensed Childcare for
Toddlers and Preschoolers. Our school is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of
North America (AWSNA) and Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN).
London Waldorf School is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep
understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical
with the beautiful – fostering the ability to engage more fully in the world.
The Director of Administration and Finance carries the vision of the school together with the
pedagogical leaders, providing leadership and oversight for all of the non-teaching activity in the
school. This position reports to and works closely with the Board of Trustees as an ex-officio
member of the Board.
The Director of Administration and Finance ensures policies and procedures are followed and
regularly reviewed for effectiveness in the following areas:
- business management
- facilities management
- communications and development
- compliance and risk management
- oversight of the various administrative issues that arise day to day
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent computer skills
- Strong understanding of organizational development
- Experience with budgets and fiscal management
- Experience with managing people, mentoring and coaching
- Knowledge and experience with facilitation, meeting and mediation skills
- Knowledge and experience with working in a non-profit organization and/or an
educational environment would be an asset
- Experience or interest in Waldorf education
- Post-Secondary Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience
- 5 years’ experience in management
- Visionary Leader
- Self-motivated, honest and ethical
- Able to work well with colleagues and groups
- Cultivates flexibility and open-mindedness
- Demonstrated ability to set priorities and maintain accountability
- Able to effectively manage multiple projects
- Demonstrates warmth and humour
This is a permanent, salaried, 35+ hour-per-week position. The salary range is between
$43,854.49 to $45,942.80 based on experience, plus health and dental benefits, pension plan, 6
weeks of vacation, and tuition remission for any children attending our school.
How to Apply:
Interested individuals are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and references by November
4, 2022, to the attention of the Hiring Committee at [email protected] Applications will
continue to be considered until the position has been filled. Please indicate Director of
Administration and Finance in the subject line of your email.
London Waldorf School is committed to equity in its policies, practices and procedures. We
support diversity in teaching, learning and work and ensure that applications for members of
underrepresented groups are considered. Qualified individuals who would contribute to the
further diversification of our community are encouraged to apply.
Must have previous teaching experience, and be able to teach a variety of subjects to various ages of children.
A current criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening and up to date First Aid must be provided prior to starting work.
To be able to work in our licensed care programs, you must have your RECE.
Please forward your resume and cover letter to our Supply List Coordinator, Natalia Popolov, at [email protected].
Thank you so much for your willingness to give of your time to volunteer at London Waldorf School!
The first step is to fill out the Volunteer Application and submit by emailing [email protected].
Next, we ask that you participate in one of the school tours which are offered every other Thursday at 8:30 am. Our Enrolment Coordinator will contact you to arrange this with you.
The third step will be to have an interview with our Learning Volunteer Coordinator, Sandra Paterson, directly following the tour. This meeting helps us determine if there is a good match between your skills and availability and our needs. If there is a match, Sandra will give you a package of forms which need to be completed and returned, along with a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening completed in the last 6 months.
Once we have all of the paperwork in place and a volunteer placement has been arranged, Sandra will contact you.
Thank you again for your interest in our school. We look forward to meeting you.