Phone: (831) 425-0519

Job Openings

Job Openings

Finance Director

The Financial Director manages the financial aspects of the school’s administration. Interacting with administration, faculty, staff, parents and the wider community, they represent the school in its financial and human resources administration and in concert with the Administrative Director in areas involving legal and/or insurance issues. Direction comes from the Administrative Director in the form of policies and procedures that must be followed and activities that must be funded.

Specific Duties:

  • Participate in the development and direct implementation of financial goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the school.
  • Prepare and manage yearly operational budget and long term budgets with the Administrative Director.
  • Prepare financial reports for internal and external use.
  • All bookkeeping and daily operations of the business office.
  • Administration of payroll and all applicable employee benefits.
  • Work with Administrative Director to assure compliance with employer/labor laws.
  • Oversee enrollment agreements including all processing of bills and collections.
  • Work with Administrative Director on the Financial Assistance program.
  • Work to ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Represent the school at professional meetings as required and at other agencies and financial institutions as required.
  • Meet monthly with Finance Committee including at least the Administrative Director and the Board Treasurer.
  • Manage and maintain school’s liabilities insurances.
  • Manage and maintain employee health/vision/dental/life insurance as needed.
  • Manage and maintain employee FSA accounts as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Attributes:

  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, bookkeeping methods and practices and budgeting processes.
  • Competence with software for bookkeeping (QuickBooks), spreadsheet (Excel) and word processing.
  • Ability to compile/produce financial statements.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, summarize and present financial data in an effective manner.
  • Skilled in communicating with faculty/staff, parents and private/public agencies.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks while staying within weekly, monthly and annual schedules.
  • Willingness to take on responsibility with tact, courtesy, self-motivation and creativity.
  • Skill at handling situations with sensitivity and confidentiality when necessary.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team in an ever-evolving Waldorf School and learning community.

Interested candidates should email their resume and a letter of interest along with three references to Tori Milburn at . We look forward to hearing from you.

Event Coordinator

Are you passionate about our Waldorf School Faires? We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized person to run our Winter Faire and May Faire. This position comes with a generous stipend. Please email Alicia at for details.

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Phone: (831) 824-2161
Address: 2190 Empire Grade
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Location: Next to UCSC,
10 minutes from downtown
Aftercare: After 1PM, Aftercare can be reached at (831) 425-0346
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