Primary School Kindergarten Assistant

PRIMARY SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN ASSISTANT

FIXED-TERM (0.43 FTE)

A vacancy exists for a Fixed-Term Kindergarten Assistant to commence at the beginning of Term 3 until the end of Term 4 2022, with the possibility of extension.

Silver Tree Steiner School is nestled amongst over 25 acres of beautiful bushland in the Perth Hills providing a Steiner education from Early Childhood to Year 6 for over 200 students. Supported by a vibrant and nurturing school community, the education gives children time and space to deeply experience a creative, enriching and wonder filled learning environment.

Benefits of working at Silver Tree Steiner School:

  • we foster a caring, passionate and supportive culture.
  • we are situated in a beautiful working environment in the Perth hills.
  • we offer professional development opportunities to support and encourage the embodiment of our School values of Respect, Connection, Creativity and Love of Learning.

About the role:

The Kindergarten Assistant supports the Teachers in the Kindergarten programme in accordance with Steiner Education and teaching principles. Responsibilities primarily involve the care of young children and include food and resource preparation, care of the kindergarten environment and supporting the Kindergarten teacher as required.

Desired Job Criteria:

  • a deep interest and practical understanding of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy;
  • outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
  • demonstrated ability to work supportively and collaboratively as part of an enthusiastic and committed early childhood team;
  • commitment to further personal and professional learning;
  • preparedness to be fully involved in the school’s activities.

The successful applicant will meet the following pre-requisites:

  • eligible to work in Australia
  • current Working with Children Check
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old, successful applicant only)
  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Silver Tree Steiner School is committed to child safety and wellbeing as a Child Safe Organisation. As part of the recruitment process the school will conduct pre-employment screening. Successful applicants are required to have a current WWCC clearance and National Police Clearance.

For a brief conversation regarding the Kindy Assistant position please contact Kristy Brookes at kristy.brookes@silvertree.wa.edu.au or phone: (08) 9295 4787.

TO APPLY:

A written cover letter of no more than two pages clearly stating how you meet the Job Criteria with a CV including two professional referees should be emailed to the Head of School, Anna Brindal: anna.brindal@silvertree.wa.edu.au

Applications close Thursday 14th July at 5pm.

The Position Statement can be found on the school’s website: www.silvertree.wa.edu.au