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Education Coordinator - K-8

Portland Village School

Interim Education Coordinator

Job Type: Administrative
Reports to: Executive Director

Interim Education Coordinator
Portland Village School seeks a collaborative instructional leader to play a pivotal administrative role in fostering our mission: “To advance a Public Waldorf education that teaches respect and reverence by developing the head, heart, and hands in children from all backgrounds and cultures.”

Portland Village School (PVS) is a public school of choice in the Portland Public School District, serving approximately 425 students in grades K-8. PVS is a full member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf education, providing an education aligned with public Waldorf principles. We nurture a relational approach to a holistic, rigorous curriculum that is rich in literacy, language, history, and cultural studies combining real world experiences and applied knowledge. The Education Coordinator will serve as a valued member of our administrative leadership team, collaborating with the Executive Director to ensure oversight of the daily educational operations of the school. This position is temporary through June 2021; our successful interim EC is invited to apply for the permanent position.

Essential Responsibilities:
Collaborates with the Executive Director to
Support student academic achievement, engagement and learning outcomes
Support student behavioral and socio-emotional development in partnership with our school counselor, in line with PBIS and Restorative Justice frameworks
Supervise staff performance, evaluation and professional development plans
Provides Instructional coaching and teacher support
Ensure focus on Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity in all aspects of the Portland Village School community
Partner to support effective parent and community relations
Implements the Charter agreement with procedural accuracy and timely reporting
Will serve in support of the potential reopening of the building to LIPI and or hybrid instruction
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Required Qualifications and Experience:
Masters Degree in Education from an accredited, four year college or university*
An advanced degree in education and/or leadership*
Current Oregon Administrator license preferred*
Prior administrative experience preferred
Completion of administrative course work preferred
Waldorf experience preferred
Instructional coaching, professional development experience preferred
* Relevant education may substitute for experience and relevant experience may substitute for education. Administrative Charter Registration may be possible for qualifying candidate.

Demonstrated Proficiency in the following areas is required:
Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form; strong presentation skills and public speaking abilities
Demonstrated ability to manage systemic change and successfully implement reform initiatives that produce gains in closing the achievement gap
Successful experience in in instructional program design and implementation of CCSS
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion
Develop and provide ongoing, high-quality, job-embedded professional development for staff that is aligned with teacher goals, school mission, instructional model and Program Improvement Plans
Community building experience with proven results
Flexibility and experience in solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
Experience working with diverse populations
Distributive leadership

Hours Worked: Full-time; salary; Exempt

Salary Range: $56,000 - $68,000 - prorated
Benefits include health, dental, vision, HRA, PERS (employee pays their 6% contribution once vested)

Application Process
Single page cover letter addressing your leadership style and how your experiences exemplify the qualities and we seek.
Current resume, highlighting continuous path of increasing responsibility in educational leadership, detailing job history, education and license( s)
Three professional letters of recommendation from supervisors
Three professional references from prior supervisors with phone contact information
Requested materials must be submitted to receive full consideration.

Send all correspondence to: or 7654 N Delaware, Portland OR, 97203

Portland village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Portland Village School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or handicapping conditions in it educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment that is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program to which application has been made.