Primary Class Teachers

Primary Class Teachers

(Two positions available)

Employment Type: Full Time Permanent Commencement: Term 3 2023

Remuneration in line with Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021

  • Join a dynamic organisation dedicated to advancing the delivery of high-quality Steiner education

  • Situated in a beautiful natural setting just inland from the Byron Shire coastline

    Position Overview

    Shearwater is currently seeking experienced and dynamic Primary Steiner Class Teachers to commence with Class 3 and Class 5 in Term 3 2023 and join them as they continue their primary journey through to Class 7.

    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.

    Suitable candidates will be creative, adaptable and nurturing and have a sound understanding of the principles, practices, and theory of Steiner education. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with the willingness to participate in all aspects of the Shearwater community, including co-curricular activities such as festivals, open days, and camps.

    For further details, including the full Position Description and How to Apply, please refer to our website

    Applications close: 9am, Tuesday 13 June 2023

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check as required under the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.


About Shearwater 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 Playgroup – Year 12 school, with an enrolment of over 700. Our beautiful 52-acre 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.

Our Mission

Shearwater provides a living, integrated education inspired by anthroposophy, in which a focus on the development of the whole human being is supported by a conscious connection to place and time.

Shearwater nurtures the growth of warm-hearted, creative, resilient and courageous individuals who are able to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world through love in action.