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 and other public websites.

About our 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 34 years old and is a strong and dynamic educational facility providing an authentic Steiner Education to students from Pre-Prep through to Class 12 with double streams in 2021 in Classes 1 to 4. Student numbers are over 460 and growing, with a staff strength of nearly 100. Our curriculum is based on the Australian Steiner School Curriculum Framework and is uncompromised right to the end of High School; including senior classes completing the NZ Steiner School Certificate (an internationally recognised secondary qualification). 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 School Director who is accountable to a governance Board.

Current Positions

High School Director  2022 – Full Time

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a suitably qualified and experienced High School Director commencing January 2022.  All applicants for this exciting leadership position at Samford Valley Steiner School will need to demonstrate experience in Steiner education and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting Samford Valley’s ethos, vision and core principles.

A willingness to undertake ongoing professional learning in Steiner education and leadership is important for your success in the role. In particular, this role provides inspiring Steiner pedagogical leadership in order to ensure both the development and delivery of education within the High School is of a high standard and is responsive to changing needs and demands. 

The Applicant package 2022 Application Package High School Director contains more information about this role and the required qualifications.  

For further information please contact the School Director / HR officer via email  or

Closing Date:  Friday 3 September 2021


Casual Positions
Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking Expressions of Interest for the following Casual positions:

Please send CV and a brief Cover Letter stating availability and interest in Steiner education, to Tracey Taylor, School Director at or phone 34309600 for further information.


Class One Teachers 2022:  Samford Valley Steiner School

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for two Class 1 Teachers commencing in January 2022.  Applicants are ideally trained in Steiner Education or have significant experience in Steiner Education teaching Classes 1 – 7.

The Role Description 2022_RD_Teacher_Primary and Application package Class 1 Teacher Applicant Package 2022 contain more information about this role and the required qualifications. 

For further information please contact the Primary School Director via email

Closing Date: Friday 6 August 2021