Special Needs Teacher – Full Time

  • School Warrah School
  • Closing Date Mar 29 2019
  • Contact Evelyn Bush
  • Email ebush@warrah.org

Teacher – Special Needs, Full Time, Warrah Special School

Warrah is seeking a qualified teacher with the commitment to work with children with Special Needs for 2019. Our preference is for a teacher trained in Steiner Education with a therapeutic/curative approach based on the work of Rudolph Steiner and Karl Konig, and ideally someone who has worked with special needs.

Warrah Special School is a small school set in a rural property amidst other adult services for people with a disability. We teach students from K – 12 complying with all NSW Board of Studies requirements and offering a program rich in creative arts, farming and life skills supplemented with appropriate therapies.

If you are interested in working in the only Curative Education School in Australia and making a positive difference in the lives of the students at Warrah, please forward  your application with your resume addressing the selection criteria to Evelyn Bush at: ebush@warrah.org.

Essential & Preferred Criteria

  • Minimum Bachelor of Education. 
  • Knowledge and willingness to learn about and engage with Warrah’s Mission, Values and the principles of Rudolf Steiner’s Curative Education.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn and fulfil the requirements of the NSW Board of Studies and Steiner Education Australia Curriculum.
  • Experience in empowering and supporting people with intellectual disabilities and special needs.
  • Commitment to support the rights, interests and the needs of people with disabilities in education.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and documentation skills and the capacity to build and maintain relationships and trust.
  • An ability to listen and learn with the students to plan, organise and deliver individualised services and activities based on the individual’s needs, interests, wishes and abilities.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment with a commitment to bringing the best in curative education to the students.
  • Demonstrates empathy, discretion, professionalism, and a willingness to try new things.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively to achieve individual and team requirements.
  • A current NSW driver’s licence and a current First Aid Certificate are preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and word processing skills.
  • An ability to work both as part of a co-operative team and also independently.