Full Time High School Drama/English Teacher 2023

 Full Time High School Drama/English Teacher 2023

Little Yarra is a Kindergarten to Class 12 Steiner School in Yarra Junction in the Yarra Valley. The school is seeking an experienced teacher with exemplary skills to teach Drama and English in the High School.

A Specialist Teacher’s responsibility is to bring the curriculum in an artistic way, as outlined by the School. In doing this, a Specialist Teacher is expected to work in cooperation with their fellow teachers and the school’s policies and procedures. Further responsibilities include:

  • working out of an Anthroposophical understanding of child development;
  • recognising and respecting the individuality of each child, both their specific gifts and their challenges;
  • teaching out of a love for the children and the subject ;
  • creating and maintaining a sound learning environment in the classroom;
  • using a variety of strategies to engage all the children in class in the lessons taught;
  • keeping on-going assessment records of each child in the class

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated extensive knowledge, understanding and experience with the Waldorf/Steiner curriculum and how it meets the child developmentally and pedagogically
  2. Excellent classroom management skills
  3. High level interpersonal skills including a capacity to develop constructive relationships with students, parents and other staff.
  4. Current VIT registration or eligibility to obtain it

Desirable skills, knowledge and traits

  1. Teacher training in Steiner Education
  2. Highly motivated and enthusiastic personality
  3. Previous experience working in a Steiner School
  4. Current First Aid Certificate

This position is full time and commences in Term 1 2023.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria and desirable skills, knowledge and traits in their application and submit it with a copy of their resume including contact details of three referees (including at least two who have acted in a supervisory capacity) to:

John Stewart
Little Yarra Steiner School
PO Box 19
Yarra Junction 3797


Applications close 5:00 pm Wednesday 12th October 2022.

The Little Yarra Steiner School is a Child Safe environment, and we are committed to the care, safety and protection of all children attending the school.