Primary School Teacher

Primary School Teacher

Orana Steiner School (Orana) is an independent, co-educational and non-denominational school set in 16 hectares of unique, natural landscape in Weston, an inner south suburb of Canberra. The school was founded in 1981 and currently has students from pre-preschool (aged 3 years old) to Year 12.

Our educational philosophy focuses on the growth and development of the whole child. Our students are provided with an age-appropriate curriculum that meets their developmental needs. As well as providing a stimulating environment for the study of a broad range of subjects, we strive to nourish the intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual development of our students.

A permanent full-time teaching position is currently available in our Primary School. You are expected to be enthusiastic, dedicated to the children and possess a passion for learning. Experience in Steiner education is an advantage but not a requirement. A willingness to undertake professional learning in Steiner education is essential.

The Role:

The Primary School Teacher at Orana is expected to deliver a rich curriculum through stories, art, music and practical activities in order to awaken and develop the students’ imagination. From Year 1 to Year 7 the aim is to foster a love of learning and independent thinking to build a solid academic foundation for the High School years through an integrated curriculum of Maths, Sciences, Literacy, Languages and Humanities.

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified teacher, minimum 4 years trained with a Bachelor of Education Degree
  • Current TQI and WWVP registrations.
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to the Steiner curriculum.
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting Orana’s ethos.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills of a high standard.
  • Positive attitude towards children and a love of teaching.

To Apply:

Apply in writing by emailing your resume and a covering letter. Please ensure your application details your full qualifications, registrations, teaching experiences and three referees.

Send your application to:

 For further information, please email or phone 02 6288 4283 and ask to speak with HR.

Applications close: Friday 10 July 2020