Employment Opportunities » PEDAGOGICAL COORDINATOR


Pacific Palisades, CA
The Pedagogical Coordinator is an integral part of the school’s Leadership Council, overseeing processes that ensure the school’s pedagogical quality, consistency, coherence, and continuity. This key role is responsible for the success of the school’s pedagogical program.

The Pedagogical Coordinator inspires a culture of collaborative initiative by means of servant leadership and ensures that the faculty addresses matters of prime importance necessary for the effective functioning and the overall health of the school. The Pedagogical Coordinator works with the faculty to help ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, practices, and agreements, and to initiate corrective procedures as appropriate. In addition to these responsibilities below, Pedagogical Coordinator should have a presence at school/class events and festivals.

This is a position that is half time teaching and half time pedagogical coordinator work.

•Ability to understand, accept, and promote the cultural values of this Waldorf School, including the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and Anthroposophical concepts.

• Skills to guide and support the faculty through processes of organizational and cultural change.

• Demonstrated ability to balance competing demands and satisfy the conflicting needs of a multi-client based constituency with tact, diplomacy, and humor.

• Demonstrated commitment to collaboration, objectivity, relationship and consensus building as well as conflict resolution.

• Timely, well organized, and able to effectively manage multiple projects, and have excellent oral and written communications skills.

• Demonstrated ability to set priorities and maintain accountability.

• Ability to convert strategies into effective operational activities and achievements in a timely manner.

• Have a demonstrated commitment to collaboration, objectivity, relationship and consensus building, as well as conflict resolution.


Waldorf training and teaching experience, preferably in multiple areas (Early Childhood, Grades, Specialty Subjects and/or High School) with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a classroom setting.

Be a trained Waldorf teacher with successful leadership experience in a Waldorf context.

Strong and active relationship to Anthroposophy.

• A Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent.


• Faculty Recruitment and Hiring
• Faculty Professional Development & Mentoring
• Faculty Communication & Working Together
• Student Support
• Student Assessments
• Parent Work
• Curriculum Development & Implementation
• School Internet Document Management

Please send your resume via email with a cover letter and 3 professional references to: tatkinson@wswaldorf.org.

To learn more about WWS please visit our website at: www.westsidewaldorf.org

Westside Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin , ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, religious creed, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics ), genetic information, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, denial of family and medical care leave , or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.