Education Assistant – Primary School



Silver Tree Steiner School invites suitable applicants for the position of Part-Time Education Assistant commencing in Term 1, 2020.

Nestled amongst over 25 acres of beautiful bushland in the Perth Hills, Silver Tree Steiner School provides a Steiner education from Early Childhood to Year 6 for over 200 students. Supported by a vibrant and nurturing school community, the education gives children time and space to deeply experience a creative, enriching and wonder filled learning environment. Firmly based on a respect and understanding of Rudolf Steiner’s philosophy of education and supported by the Australian Steiner Curriculum, children are guided towards becoming free thinking, socially responsible adults, who experience meaningful connections with each other and the world.Silver Tree Steiner School is an independent, coeducational and non-sectarian day school welcoming children from all backgrounds and cultures.

As an Education Assistant, you will assist Primary School Teachers to deliver lessons in accordance with Steiner Education; focusing on the needs of the students. To be successful in this position, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and a flexible, positive attitude. Other selection criteria include the ability to obtain a Working with Children Check and a National Police Clearance. Experience as an Education Assistant is desirable as is a knowledge of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy. This position is part time over 5 days.

Silver Tree Steiner School is committed to child safety and wellbeing as a Child Safe Organisation and will conduct pre-employment screening as part of the recruitment process. This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To apply, please send a covering letter and resume detailing your suitability and experience relevant to the role as well as the contact details of 3 referees to:

Mrs Donna Bieundurry
Head of School
Silver Tree Steiner School
695 Roland Road, Parkerville

or email

Applications close 4pm, Tuesday 19thNovember 2019