Primary Class Teacher (1-6) – commencing Term One, 2023

  • School Tarremah Steiner School
  • Closing Date Sep 26 2022

Primary Class Teacher (1-6) – commencing Term One, 2023

Tarremah is currently seeking a full-time Primary Class Teacher. The ideal candidate will be a teacher who is eligible to work in Tasmania and who can demonstrate experience in a Steiner classroom, with an ongoing commitment to further professional development in Steiner education. We are looking for a warm, friendly, caring, and creative person with excellent communication skills and an ability to relate to a wide cross section of people in a thoughtful and nurturing manner. Responsibilities include covering all aspects of the Class curriculum following the Australian Steiner Curriculum Framework with the support of specialist teachers who take PE, Music, Gardening, Craft, Japanese and German subjects.

For this position training and familiarity in Steiner pedagogy is highly desirable and duties will include planning, delivery and assessing all Main lessons, some practice sessions and afternoon classes, and organising additional events and festivals as required. Personal qualities should include an affinity with Anthroposophical ideas, a consistent approach to discipline, diligence in associated administrative tasks and a positive, adaptable nature. Demonstrable competence in working with colleagues and parents is also a necessary pre-requisite.

Tarremah is a well-established Steiner school in nipaluna / Hobart, lutruwita / Tasmania and offers classes from Playgroup to Class 10 and has a school population of around 250 students. Situated on acreage bordering a beautiful natural native reserve, with views to kunanyi / Mt Wellington, Tarremah has students from playgroup to Year 10. People are attracted to Tasmania for its rich and varied natural beauty, including magnificent coastlines and geography, World Heritage wilderness areas and unique wildlife and plants.

Families choose Tarremah for its pedagogical and creative education programme. Each child’s inner life of imagination and natural creativity is nurtured and cultivated along with an enthusiasm for learning. Teachers are actively encouraged to study and work with the indications given by Rudolf Steiner and are guided by the nationally accredited Australian Steiner Curriculum Framework. Our College of Teachers is an inclusive and supportive body, where personal and professional growth and development is fostered in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Please see our website www.tarremah.tas.edu.au, for a full position description and the selection criteria. To apply, please address applications to Mandy Silversides (mail@tarremah.tas.edu.au) by Monday 26th September 2023, including:

  • Cover letter, clearly outlining how you meet the requirements of the role and the selection criteria
  • Current CV detailing your qualifications, including eligibility to work in Tasmania
  • Evidence of experience and training and commitment to ongoing learning
  • Names and contact details of three professional referees