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.

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 33 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 430 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

 

Permanent Part-Time Instrumental Music Teacher Lower Strings – Cello 2021

Samford Valley Steiner School is looking to hire a Part-Time 0.32 FTE Cello teacher to commence in Term 1 2021. 
The role is spread over three days – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and is approximately 12 hours of teaching. There is the possibility for extra hours paid at a casual rate if you are willing to take private students. Hours of the role would be Monday 9:45 – 1:45, Tuesday 8:45 – 1:45 and Wednesday 11:15 – 2:15pm.  

We are seeking passionate music educators with a sound pedagogical understanding of teaching the cello. Experience conducting primary level ensembles will be highly regarded as will the ability to accompany on piano. As this will be mainly a primary teaching role, we are also looking for cello teachers experienced with teaching the foundation years on the instrument and setting up correct string technique.

Teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers is highly desirable as our school is structured to have class ensembles during the day as part of the curriculum. (If you don’t have teacher registration, a registered teacher will be in the room with you).  There is a possibility of future work as our programme is expanding. This role is paid through the year pro-rata on a 0.32 FTE load. The instrumental lesson groups are kept small (usually only 2-3 per lesson).
The school is in a beautiful natural environment with a fantastic new music building. Music is very important within the Steiner curriculum and the instrumental programme is highly valued within the school.  

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to Zoe Akeroyd, Instrumental Music Coordinator zakeroyd@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au

Please also provide the contact details of two recent professional referees.  
Although teacher registration is preferred, applicants without teacher registration will be required to have a valid blue card.  

Closing Date: Friday 4 December 2020 

 

Cultural Advisor, First Nations Partnerships 0.1FTE

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a new position, Cultural Advisor, First Nations Partnerships. This position is flexible half a day per week (or one day per fortnight), commencing in Term 1 2021.  All applicants for this cultural position at Samford Valley Steiner School will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in Steiner education and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting Samford Valley’s ethos.  A willingness to undertake professional learning in Steiner education is important for your success in the role. See our Vision, Mission and Core Principles https://www.samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au/about-us/vision/

We have identified the need for a Cultural Advisor, First Nations Partnerships so that our school can better support indigenous students, promote a stronger awareness of indigenous culture and build relationships within our school community and wider indigenous communities.

The Cultural Advisor First Nations Partnerships Application Package contains more information about this role and the required qualifications. 

For further information please contact the School Director via email svssdirector@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au

Closing Date:  Friday 4 December 2020

 

High School Literacy and Numeracy Learning Enrichment Teacher 0.32 FTE

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a suitably qualified and experienced part time High School Literacy and Numeracy Learning Enrichment Teacher commencing in Term 1 2021.  All applicants for this teaching position at Samford Valley Steiner School will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in Steiner education and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting Samford Valley’s ethos.  A willingness to undertake professional learning in Steiner education is important for your success in the role. See our Vision, Mission and Core Principles https://www.samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au/about-us/vision/

The Literacy and Numeracy Learning Enrichment Teacher Application Package – High School contains more information about this role and the required qualifications.  

For further information please contact the High School Director via email dcrawley@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au

Closing Date:  Monday 30 November 2020

 

High School Learning Enrichment Assistant

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for an experienced part time High School Learning Enrichment Assistant commencing in Term 1 2021.  All applicants for this assistant position at Samford Valley Steiner School will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in Steiner education and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting Samford Valley’s ethos.  A willingness to undertake professional learning in Steiner education is important for your success in the role. See our Vision, Mission and Core Principles https://www.samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au/about-us/vision/

The Learning Enrichment Assistant Application Package – High School contains more information about this role and the required qualifications. 

For further information please contact the High School Director via email dcrawley@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au

Closing Date:  Monday 30 November 2020

 

High School Mathematics/Chemistry Teacher 2021:  0.8 FTE 

Samford Valley Steiner School (SVSS) is seeking applications for a suitably qualified and experienced secondary teacher in High School Mathematics and Chemistry commencing in Term 1 2021.  All applicants for this teaching position at Samford Valley Steiner School will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in Steiner education and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting Samford Valley’s ethos.  A willingness to undertake professional learning in Steiner education is important for your success in the role. See our Vision, Mission and Core Principles https://www.samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au/about-us/vision/ 

The Role Description  RD_Science_Maths_Teacher 2021 and the Applicant Package 2021 Maths_Chemistry Teacher Applicant Package contain more information about this role and the required qualifications.  

For further information please contact the High School Director via email dcrawley@samfordsteiner.qld.edu.au 

Closing Date:  Friday 27 November 2020