Primary Class Assistant


We are seeking a talented person to assist class teachers, their students and lessons in Primary School, mainly across Classes Two to Six.

The position covers a large variety of tasks from working in class with the teacher, separately with students in small groups or on a one-on-one basis, organizing and preparing the classroom and materials, cleaning and tidying and other tasks as required by the teachers or Primary School. 


  • Experience with, and empathy for children and Steiner Education (through parenting and/or work with children).
  • Ability to develop a sturdy rapport with staff and students, work hard and in a timely manner.
  • Working with Children Clearance (WWCC).
  • Skills in handcrafts – particularly knitting, crocheting, embroidering and sewing.
  • Ability to turn a hand to or learn hard crafts such as simple woodwork, basket weaving, sculpting.
  • Talent with drawing and painting.
  • Ability to work with Class Teachers and Learning Support teachers to support holistic academic, skills and learning development.
  • Willingness to partake in school culture including staff Eurythmy, Speech and other artistic lessons on offer, as well as attending Novalis College and other in-school professional development opportunities.
  • On the way to, or keen on becoming a Steiner teacher in Primary School.

This position, to commence in Term 1, 2018, is for five days a week during school term time, and some holiday time, as agreed.

If you meet the above requirements please send your expression of interest with a response to these requirements to Vivien Sievers, Primary Coordinator at

Applications close on Friday 17th November 2017