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 470 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

Primary Strings Coordinator and Instrumental Music Teacher

Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking applications for a Primary Strings Coordinator and Instrumental Music Teacher to implement and manage a string program and string instrumental staff that support the School curriculum, philosophy and music program vision.   The Primary Strings Coordinator will have a strong commitment to and understanding of duty of care, participate actively in the life of the School community and the development of the whole-school music program and be committed to ongoing individual and collaborative professional development. They will be committed to working with teachers, faculty directors, parents and students to deliver an organised instrumental program with weekly lessons and ensembles for all students in classes 3 to 7.  

The Role Description RD_ Primary String Coordinator Role Description_ and Applicant package  Primary Strings Coordinator 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 8 October 2021


Wellbeing Co-ordinator
Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a part time Wellbeing Co-ordinator to support staff and students wellbeing. This role is mainly based in the High School and Middle School (upper primary) and supports students with emotional, behavioural and social needs, teachers and parents. The role may involve restorative practice and mediation processes, training to staff and the development of well being practice across the school as required.

The Applicant Package  2022 Application Package Wellbeing Coordinator contains more information about this role and the required qualifications. 
For further information please contact Tracey Taylor

Closing date: Friday 24 September 2021


Outside School Hours Care Lead Educator
Samford Valley Steiner School has a permanent part time position available for an immediate start for Outside School Hours Care lead educator for the following days and hours:

  • Mondays  6:30am to 8:30am; 2:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Wednesdays  6:30am to 8:30am; 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Qualifications: (must have current Blue Card, First Aid) – Must hold (or be working towards) an approved 2 year Diploma level qualification or higher in a relevant area of study (PDF, 222KB)  OR an approved Certificate III or 1 year qualification or higher (PDF, 223KB)  in a relevant area of study or hold a Teaching Degree or any other degree. Casual positions are also available for lead educators and assistants. Please send expression of interest and CV to


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.