2023 High School Teacher with PAR

2023 High School Teacher with PAR

Cairns Hinterland Steiner School is seeking an experienced high school teacher for a High School Guardian and Teaching role with additional responsibilities (PAR) Position with Additional Responsibilities to start in Term 1 2023.

About Cairns Hinterland Steiner School (CHSS)

CHSS is an independent school situated in Kuranda offering Kindergarten to Class 10. Currently delivering the Australian Steiner Curriculum Framework to Class 9 and the Certificate of Steiner Education (CSE), an approved tertiary pathway, in Class 10.  It is the School’s Vision to grow to Class 12 delivering the CSE in the senior years and it is our aspiration that the high school teacher will be able to extend into Class 11 and 12 when the time comes.

We are a co-educational and non-denominational school offering a curriculum based on the educational insights of Rudolf Steiner. In the high school, we embrace a phenomenological / experiential approach to learning which maintains curiosity and creativity. We aim to support each individual, with an understanding of their stage in adolescent development and with this understanding, we encourage each adolescent’s unique gifts and emerging potentials to become an adult who knows who they are and that they have a place in the world. 

The School has strong leadership from its Board, Head of School and the College of Teachers that believe in a team culture, and the value of their staff.

The position

Cairns Hinterland Steiner School is seeking an experienced high school teacher with either a Math/Science or English/Humanities background to implement the curriculum as outlined by the School in accordance with the Australian Steiner Curriculum Framework to Class 9 and the Certificate of Steiner Education for Class 10. 

This position will have additional responsibilities in the leadership realm dependant on the incumbent’s strengths and experience and will evolve as required by the Head of School and as the school grows.

The incumbent is expected to work in close cooperation with the Head of School, and be a contributing member of the College of Teachers in accordance with the school’s values, policies and procedures.

We are seeking an experienced Steiner teacher with exemplary skills and qualities to fill this position. The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy along with a commitment to professionalism in their work.

The role requirements are:

  • Fully registered Teacher (Queensland) or eligibility for registration as a teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers
  • Teach with an anthroposophical approach to each adolescent’s developmental needs and welfare
  • Be committed to ongoing individual and collaborative professional development, including Steiner Education
  • Demonstrate a high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Be responsible for maintaining positive relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians and participate actively in the life of the school community
  • Previous experience as a Steiner Teacher is preferred

To request an application package please email hradmin@chss.qld.edu.au

Email your application to hradmin@chss.qld.edu.au and include a covering letter that addresses the Selection Criteria with your resume and relevant documentation (qualifications, registration, referees, etc).

Applications close: Monday 10 October 2022