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 35 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 2023 in Classes 1 to 6. Student numbers are over 500 and growing, with a staff strength of over 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.

Samford Valley Steiner School is committed to providing safe and supportive work practices. Candidates will be subject to a teacher registration or blue card screening, police check, reference check and identification verification. Candidates will be required to disclose information relevant to the candidates eligibility to engage in activities including children.

Current Positions

Teacher Aide / Camps Assistant
Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking a Teacher Aide (Camps Assistant) on a casual basis for an immediate start.
Guided and directed by the Outdoor Education Coordinator and working with the philosophy and principles of Steiner Education, the Camps Assistant will assist the teachers to implement the outdoor education curriculum.

The successful applicant will be required to provide both general and teaching support to the Outdoor Education Staff and Classroom Teachers on camps; including pastoral care for the students. Applicants should have a strong commitment to and understanding of duty of care, a willingness to participate actively in the life of the school community and be committed to ongoing individual and collaborative professional development. 


  • It is desirable that the successful applicants have a Certificate III or higher in Outdoor Education or Educational Support or working towards achieving this.
  • Current First Aid qualifications
  • Current Blue Card

The Role Description Application Package Teacher Aide Camp Assistant 2023 contains more information about this role and the required qualifications. 
For further information please contact the Outdoor Education Coordinator:

Closing Date: open until filled


OSHC Casual Lead Educator and Casual Assistants
Samford Valley Steiner School is seeking applicants for casual work in the Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) team for an immediate start:

  1. Lead Educator and
  2. Casual Assistants 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
Vacation Care: Monday to Friday 6.30am to 6pm

Current Blue Card
First Aid Qualification

For the Lead Educator Position:
Must hold (or be working towards) an approved 2 year Diploma level qualification or higher in a relevant area of study (PDF, 222KB)
OR  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 relevant degree.

Please refer to the Application Package 2022 OSHC Part time Lead Educator Casual Assistant Application Package for information on how to apply and to view the Role Descriptions which contain more information about the roles and the required qualifications.


Casual Positions – Teachers required for relief

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

  • Casual Teachers P-12 with an interest in Steiner education (must have current QCT registration and First Aid). 
  • Casual Teacher Aides P-12 with an interest in Steiner Education (must have Cert III or Cert IV in Education Support, current Blue Card and First Aid)

Please send CV and a brief Cover Letter stating availability and interest in Steiner education, to Shannon Ellis, HR Officer at or phone 34309600 for further information.