Class One Teacher 2023

An invitation for Class one Teacher at lorien novalis school

Position to commence in January 2023

A class of children will complete their kindergarten years and be ready to commence their Primary School journey in 2023. They are keen to have a class teacher guide them through these years. These children love their teachers and will especially love the teacher they can call their own.

Lorien Novalis Steiner School is situated in Dural, the Hills District of Sydney, about 45 minutes northwest of the city, nestled in lush bushlands and landscaped gardens. The school has been offering a rich and creative Steiner curriculum for 50 years and has built a strong reputation for the diverse and engaging education that it provides.

We are seeking a class teacher keen to take this class and bring them a meaningful education through creative and effective lessons that meet the development and current needs of the children.

As a class teacher at Lorien Novalis, you would find yourself working closely with a cohesive group of colleagues, specialist teachers and Heads of Faculties to deliver a rich learning program that is artistic and alive and provides a wide range of educational experiences in keeping with the school’s creative curriculum indications. Weekly mentoring sessions are offered to maintain support, as well as scheduled time away from the classroom to complete your other duties.

If you are keen to take on this young group and have taught in a Steiner school or partaken in training in Steiner Education, we would be eager to hear from you.

With the undoubted attributes you hold, we would additionally seek qualities and strengths, such as:

  • Willingness to work with Lorien Novalis’ ethos.
  • Ability to create a nurturing environment in which to support children’s education.
  • Enthusiasm for the art of teaching.
  • Passion and talent in the arts, such as painting, drawing, music, speech, eurythmy, music and drama.
  • Skills in soft or hard handcrafts.
  • Skills in guiding children in camping and outdoor activities that support the school’s outdoor education program.
  • Able to work collegially and collaboratively with other teachers and staff as part of the vibrant learning community.
  • Demonstrate a high level of oral and interpersonal skills, appreciating the importance of discretion, tact and confidentiality in dealing with staff, parents, students and the public at all levels.

Your general tasks would include:

  • Teaching the class according to the school’s curriculum.
  • Attending after-school professional development, including teacher meetings, artistic lessons and other study sessions.
  • Taking responsibility for undertaking continued self-study of Steiner Education and Anthroposophy.
  • Maintaining documentation and completing student and additional reporting and other necessary administrative tasks.
  • Having qualifications to be registered with NESA – NSW Educational Standards Authority. (Conditional or Provisional Accreditation accepted)
  • Holding a current WWCC

Salaries are determined by the school via The Independent School’s MEA and are set according to qualifications and years of experience.

Please contact us if you have any further queries. Please email application documents in one PDF that includes your resume, three referees and a covering letter addressing the following:

  • Knowledge, experience and/or training in Steiner Education
  • Skills and experiences in the arts and crafts
  • Skills and experiences in outdoor activities
  • Your qualifications
  • Details of registration with NESA NSW
  • WWCC details

To: Dr Konrad Korobacz (Principal) konradk@lorien.nsw.edu.au and  Vivien Sievers, (Head of Primary School)  vivients@lorien.nsw.edu.au

Applications close on 15th August 2022.