Science (Physics/Chem) teacher (Class 8/9)

Science (Physics/Chem) Teacher (Class 8/9)

Science (Physics/Chem) Teacher (Class 8/9)
Part-time Replacement Contract
16th Oct-24th Nov 2023
15 hours per week / 5 days a week

Willunga Waldorf School is now inviting applications for a Class 8/9 Science Teacher to join our High School faculty during term 4, 2023.

About Us

Willunga Waldorf School is a thriving, contemporary, independent K to 12 school nestled in the beautiful Southern Vales of South Australia, close to magnificent coastline and surrounded by vines and almond groves. It is situated on the edge of the rural town ship of Willunga, fifty minutes’ drive from the city of Adelaide. Here you will find an educational community where the potential of each one is supported through the strength of many.

About You

The successful applicant will be a team player with excellent communication skills (both with children/young person, colleagues and parents), possess a love of teaching, have a generally positive attitude and outlook, and be able to set boundaries with empathy and respect for students, colleagues and the parent community.

About the Role

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering two Science Main Lessons in the lower high school during weeks 1-6 of term 4, 2023.

Additional hours may be available during weeks 7-9 of term 4 to the right candidate.

Key selection criteria:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children/young people, parents and colleagues
  • Suitable qualifications in Science Teaching at a Secondary level
  • A demonstrated ability to confidently manage and cater for different learning needs
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collegially and professionally with strong teamwork skills
  • A commitment to the principle of ongoing teacher development both professionally and personally
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, teachers, parents, staff and the wider community
  • Ability to set boundaries with empathy and respect for students, colleagues and the parent community
  • An affinity with anthroposophy and overall strong commitment to Steiner Education (desirable)

 For a full position description, please visit our website:

Essential Qualifications/Certificates

  • Current registration with the Teachers Registration Board of SA
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Current SA Working with Children Check
  • Current RRHAN-EC training certificate
  • Current Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting certificate

What We Offer

Willunga Waldorf School offers an exciting, supportive and rewarding environment to work. We love what we do, and this shines through in our relationships with students, parents, colleagues and visitors alike.

Creativity, innovation and contemporary expressions of Steiner principles are encouraged throughout all areas of the School’s life, and the School’s physical environment inspires comfort, joy and connection.

This is a fixed term replacement contract position for 15 hours per week for weeks 1 to 6 of term 4 (16th Oct to 24th Nov).

Additional hours may be available to the right candidate during weeks 7-9 of term 4.

Must be available 9am-11am, Mondays to Fridays.

Remuneration is based on the current Willunga Waldorf School Enterprise Agreement.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses the Key Selection Criteria and provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.

Please submit your full application via email to

We encourage you to visit the school website for a copy of the full position description and application process:

For questions and enquiries about this position, please contact Ms Antje Guenther via