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 32 years old and is a strong and vibrant educational facility providing an authentic Steiner Education to students from Pre-Prep through to Class 12 with double streams in 2020 in Classes 1, 2 and 3. Student numbers are over 400 and growing. 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 qualification 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

Class One Teacher 2020

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a Class 1 Teacher commencing as soon as possible.  The class has 19 lovely children who are eager to learn. Unfortunately their current teacher has had to leave due to extenuating personal circumstances and so we now seek a new teacher for this wonderful class. Applicants are ideally trained in Steiner education or have significant experience in Steiner education teaching Classes 1 – 7.

The Role Description, 2020_RD_Teacher_Primary  and Class 1 Teacher Applicant Package May 2020 contain more information about this role and the required qualifications. 

For further information please contact the Primary School Education Administrator via email

Closing Date: Friday 29 May, 2020 by 5pm.


Kindergarten Assistant: Terms 3 & 4, 2020

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a Kindergarten Assistant commencing on 8 July 2020.  This position is filling in for maternity leave for terms 3 and 4, 2020.

Ideally, the applicant will have experience in a Steiner Early Childhood setting however those who can demonstrate a long term commitment to working with young children in a nurturing, family oriented environment are also encouraged to apply.  All applicants must have a love for young children and a willingness to deepen their understanding of Steiner Early Childhood Education.  To be successful in this role candidates must possess the following personal qualities:  patience, equanimity, good health, endurance, enthusiasm, flexibility, and the ability to communicate well with teachers, children and parents.  The successful applicant will be willing to receive instruction and work collaboratively with the early childhood team.

The Role Description RD_Teacher Assistant Kindergarten  and  Kindergarten Assistant Application Package 2020 contain more information about this role and the required qualifications.  

For further information please contact Marilou Araullo via email

Closing Date: Friday 5 June 2020


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 3430 9600 for further information.