Development Coordinator

Waldorf School of Lexington seeks a part-time Development Coordinator who will be integral to our cultivation and fund-raising efforts, particularly event planning. The Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations and will also work with the Development Assistant, Communications Director, and parent volunteers. The position is 15–20 hours per week September–June, with occasional evenings or weekends required for special events. This is an hourly, non-benefitted, position. The pay range is $16.50–$20 per hour, depending upon experience.

  • Demonstrated project management and event planning skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Success in non-profit development preferred
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Social media experience/skills
  • Experience with auction software, Raisers’ Edge or similar database, and InDesign/Photoshop is a plus

  • School Description
    Waldorf School of Lexington, now in its 46th year, is a vibrant, faculty-led, independent school for 215 children in preschool through grade 8. It is beautifully sited 20 minutes west of Boston in historic Lexington, Massachusetts—an area rich with culture, historic significance, and natural beauty.

    Our historic school building features sturdy brick exteriors, glowing wood floors, and oversized windows that saturate high-ceilinged classrooms with light. Our site features a playground with a large sports field, several smaller play areas, a biodynamic herb-vegetable-flower garden, beehives and a pond with wetlands. Abutting our campus is a 185-acre nature preserve which is visited regularly by our classes.

    Programs and Curriculum
    WSL offers parent-child classes, nursery and kindergarten, grades 1–8, and after-school programs. The school’s comprehensive, arts-integrated curriculum provides core academics, two foreign languages, choral and instrumental music, visual and performing arts, gardening, handwork, woodwork, games and physical education, and eurythmy.

    We seek to attract a diverse student body and faculty, striving to reflect the socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the greater Boston area.

    We are accredited by AWSNA and NEASC (the New England Association of Schools and Colleges), and are members of AISNE (Association of Independent Schools of New England), and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).

    To Apply
    Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three references (written or phone references) in a single file to School Director Robert Schiappacasse.
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