Primary Class Teachers 2023

Seeking Expressions of Interest for Primary Class Teachers 2023

Permanent full-time and/or part time

 To apply: send your cover letter and resume to Shannon Wilson, HR Manager at

Applications close: 9am on Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Remuneration for Teachers in line with the Independent Schools NSW (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021 

Shearwater, the Mullumbimby Steiner School

Shearwater, the Mullumbimby Steiner School is nestled among the green hills of the Byron Shire hinterland, New South Wales. Established in 1993, Shearwater has grown to a K-12 school, with an enrolment of over 640. Our beautiful 52-hectare site sits in lush rainforest alongside farmland with gardens and a farm working by biodynamic practices. Shearwater offers quality staff education including a mentorship program, ongoing professional development opportunities, artistic activities, workshops, events, and courses.

Position Overview

Shearwater is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for experienced full or part time Class Teachers to commence with our 2023 school year. Ideal candidates would have a willingness to continue the journey with the students through to year 7, and the flexibility to commence with any Primary year level. Candidates seeking a part time arrangement, must be willing to job share a class.

Shearwater teachers provide an exceptional Steiner educational environment and learning experience for all students. You will be joining a collective of teachers dedicated to providing an imaginative approach to teaching and learning based on Steiner’s pedagogical insights, within a dynamic and progressive Steiner educational environment.

The ideal candidates will have a strong commitment to Steiner education, with demonstrated experience as a Class Teacher in a Steiner primary school, and hold relevant teaching qualifications for eligibility for accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Please refer to the Position Description for full details of the role and requirements.

 For further information about the roles, including Essential Requirements and the Key Selection Criteria, please refer to the full position descriptions at

Please note, all appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check, as required under the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

To apply, please forward:

  • Cover letter, clearly outlining how you meet all the requirements of the role;
  • Current CV detailing your qualifications and experience; 
  • Evidence of NESA accreditation (or evidence demonstrating eligibility);
  • Names and contact details of three professional referees; 


Applications close: 9 am on Tuesday, 4 October 2022