Samford Valley Steiner School

Employment Opportunities

When positions are available at Samford Valley Steiner School they are listed below.

They may also be advertised on www.steinereducation.edu.au and other public websites.

Education Administrator – Primary School and Early Childhood 2018

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for an Education Administrator for Early Childhood and Primary School to join the school’s Senior Leadership Team.

Ideally applicants will have significant experience in leadership and management in a Steiner environment, however experienced teachers ready to progress into a leadership role are also encouraged to apply, as leadership development can be supported for the right applicant.  All applicants are required to demonstrate a solid understanding of the Steiner Curriculum, a living relationship to Anthroposophy and a strong commitment to continuously deepen and extend their understandings of human development and education from an Anthroposophical perspective.

Working collaboratively with the School’s Leadership Team (Director, High School EA, Business Administrator, Chair of the CoT), the EC and PS Education Administrator leads and empowers a diverse, capable and creative team of teaching staff.  The Education Administrator provides the support needed to ensure that staff can develop and deliver to students a high quality, holistic, creative, dynamic and responsive Steiner education.  The Education Administrator is responsible for leading educational policy development and implementation, curriculum development, education staff recruitment, retention and development, student support and parent and community engagement and liaison. As with other Leadership Team roles at the School, a concept of “Servant Leadership” underpins this role.

Applicants must hold the following qualifications and certifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or Higher in EC/Primary Education
  • Qld Teacher Registration
  • Steiner qualifications and significant experience

The school is situated in the beautiful, rural setting of Samford Valley, and yet is still located in close proximity to Brisbane CBD, a vibrant, multicultural, cosmopolitan city.  The beautiful sandy beaches of the Sunshine Coast are only one and a half hours to the north and the beaches of the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales are one to two hours to the south. The school is situated on 20 acres of forested land along Samford Creek.

The school is 30 years old and is a strong and vibrant educational facility providing a Steiner Education to students from Pre-Prep through to Class 12. Student numbers are 360 and growing.  In 2018 we have a double-streamed Class 1 and Prep and are currently researching the viability of ongoing double streaming.  We have a vibrant staff combining youth and experience and a stable organisational structure.  The College of Teachers sits at the heart of the structure and advises a Senior Leadership Team, comprising of representatives of the different areas of the school, and a Director who is accountable to a governance Board.

The Education Administrator Role Description 2018 and Ed Administrator EC and Primary Application Package 2018 contain more information about this role and the required qualifications.  

For further information please contact Pep Wright via email pwright@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au 

Closing Date: Friday 12 January 2018

 

Eurythmy Teacher 2018

Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking a qualified full-time Eurythmy Teacher to commence in 2018.  The successful candidate will work to develop and deliver a eurythmy curriculum to children from Kindergarten through to Class 12.  Eurythmy has been an ongoing and integral aspect of the school for over 20 years and appreciation for the value and importance of Eurythmy is strongly embedded in the culture of the school.  The school has a purpose built Eurythmy Room and a performance hall and outdoor amphitheatre.  The successful candidate will also ideally hold teaching qualifications and have considerable experience developing and delivering eurythmy to students from K-12 in a Waldorf/Steiner School. 

The school is situated in the beautiful, rural setting of Samford Valley, and yet is still located in close proximity to Brisbane CBD; a vibrant, multicultural, cosmopolitan city.  The beautiful sandy beaches of the Sunshine Coast are only one and a half hours to the north and the beaches of the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales are one to two hours to the south. The school is situated on 20 acres of forested land along Samford Creek.

The school is 30 years old and is a strong and vibrant educational facility providing an authentic Steiner Education to students from Pre-Prep through to Class 12. Student numbers are 366 and growing. We have a vibrant staff combining youth and experience and a stable organisational structure.  The College of Teachers sits at the heart of the structure and advises a Senior Leadership Team, comprising of representatives of the different areas of the school, and a Director who is accountable to a governance Board.

The Eurythmy 2018 application package and role description contains more information about this role, the selection criteria and the required qualifications.  

Applications close at 4.00pm Monday 19 February 2018.