High School Teacher 2023 – Society and Culture with English or Mathematics

High School Teacher 2023 – Society and Culture with English or Mathematics

Linuwel School is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced teacher for a full-time position commencing in January 2023.

Linuwel is a K-12 school and preschool for Steiner education with approximately 300 students, established in 1979. It is situated in a semi-rural setting on Wonnarua country in the Hunter Valley, surrounded by farmland and historic towns and villages, close to Newcastle and an hour from Nelson Bay. Linuwel is committed to supporting reconciliation, inclusivity, restorative practice, and working out of best practice by maintaining the core principles of Steiner education while incorporating current educational research. With a harmonious and dedicated staff, wonderful children, and a supportive school community, Linuwel is a great place to teach.

Linuwel School has a unique non-ATAR Senior School Program that provides our students with an academically rigorous and well-rounded education. The Program prepares our students for post-school options including tertiary study or employment. The Program includes: Society and Culture; Philosophy; Self-Directed Learning; Mathematics; English; Work Studies; and Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation. Our Year 12 students also complete a significant Major Work Portfolio based on a personal interest that incorporates research, a process journal, an academic paper, and a practical component. The Major Project itself is the apex of a Steiner School education.

The role will include:

  • Teaching Society and Culture to Stage 6
  • Teaching English or Mathematics in Stages 4 and 5

Criteria:

  • qualifications and experience teaching Senior (Year 11/ 12) Society and Culture
  • qualifications and experience teaching either English or Mathematics in Stages 4 and 5
  • demonstrated ability to build professional and supportive relationships with young people, and to support them in their academic, social, and emotional development.
  • strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills
  • The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate the capacity to teach students to: conduct research; critique sources; write and reference academic style papers to a standard appropriate for first year university students; and manage Self-Directed Learning and Work Studies

You will need to have an interest in Steiner education and be willing to participate in relevant professional development.

The successful candidate may also be asked to be the Class Mentor for Class 11 (Year 11) depending on experience and personal attributes. The Class Mentor has a challenging and rewarding role providing pastoral care for the students, as well as guiding them with their academic learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please provide your resume and a cover letter to the Principal, Jane Greenslade, demonstrating how you meet the criteria.

office@linuwel.nsw.edu.au

Closing date: Monday 10th October.