Secondary Teacher (Technical Studies)

Secondary Teacher (Technical Studies)

Part-time Replacement Contract

24th July – 15th December 2023

Approx. 0.4 – 0.6 FTE

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced Secondary Teacher (Technical Studies) to join the Willunga Waldorf School.

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

As a specialist subject teacher, you will take primary responsibility for your subject area across the classes you teach. This requires a good knowledge of the curriculum indications not only for that subject, but also for the broad subject areas too, particularly within the year levels taught.

Key selection criteria:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children/young people, parents and colleagues
  • Suitable qualifications in Technical Studies 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

  • Minimum Bachelor of Education specialising in Technical Studies (including Drafting, Woodwork, Metalwork and Electronics), or comparable degree, diploma and /or certificates
  • Blacksmithing qualification or professional experience
  • Current registration with the Teachers Registration Board of SA
  • 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 Semester 2, 2023..

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 by Thursday, 1st June 2023

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 at