Class 2 Teacher

Lorien Novalis School for Rudolf Steiner Education (see more jobs from this school)


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 11 February 2021

We are seeking a class teacher to take Class Two from Term Two of 2021, who would carry the class for the remainder of their time in Primary School. The class has been held and taught by a loving and creative teacher for their first year of Primary education. Commencement Term 2, 2021 (commencement time negotiable).

<p></p><p> Lorien Novalis Steiner School is situated in the Hills District of Sydney, about 45 minutes to the northwest of the city, nestled in lush bushlands and landscaped gardens. The school has been offering a rich and creative Steiner curriculum for 50 years and has built a strong reputation for the diverse and engaging education that it provides. </p><p>A class teacher at Lorien Novalis works closely with colleagues, specialist teachers and Heads of Faculties to deliver a rich learning program that is artistic and alive and provides a wide range of educational experiences in keeping with the school’s creative curriculum indications. This position would find the new teacher working with a cohesive group of staff members. Weekly mentoring sessions are offered to maintain support. </p><p></p><p> The teacher we seek will be someone who has taught in a Steiner school or who has training in Steiner Education and will work with the pedagogical and artistic indications of Rudolf Steiner and Lorien Novalis’ ethos.  </p><p></p><p><b> Desirable qualities and strengths include: </b></p><p></p><p> • Ability to create a nurturing environment in which to support children’s education.  </p><p>• Enthusiasm for the art of teaching. </p><p>• Passion and talent in the arts such as painting, drawing, music, speech, eurythmy, music and drama. </p><p>• Skills in soft or hard handcrafts. </p><p>• Skills in guiding children in camping and outdoor activities that support the school’s outdoor education program. </p><p>• Able to work collegially and collaboratively with other teachers and staff as part of the vibrant learning community. </p><p>• Demonstrate a high level of oral and interpersonal skills, appreciating the importance of discretion, tact and confidentiality in dealing with staff, parents, students and the public at all levels. </p><p></p><p></p><p><b> The teacher would: </b></p><p></p><p> • Teach the class according to the school’s curriculum. </p><p>• Attend afterschool professional development including teacher meetings, artistic lessons and other study sessions. </p><p>• Take responsibility for undertaking continued self-study of Steiner Education and Anthroposophy. </p><p>• Maintain documentation and complete student and other reporting and other necessary administrative tasks. </p><p>• Have qualifications to be registered with NESA – NSW Educational Standards Authority. (Conditional or Provisional Accreditation accepted) </p><p>• Hold a current WWCC </p><p></p><p> </p><p><br /></p><p>Salaries are determined by the school via The Independent School’s MEA and are set according to qualifications and years of experience. </p><p><b>Apply in writing by emailing your resume, three referees and a covering letter addressing the following: </b></p><p>• Knowledge, experience and/or Training in Steiner Education </p><p>• Skills and experiences the arts and crafts </p><p>• Skills and experiences in outdoor activities  </p><p>• Your qualifications </p><p>• Details of registration with NESA NSW </p><p>• WWCC details</p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Expressions of Interest should be sent to Dr Konrad Korobacz (Principal) <a href="mailto:konradk&#64;" rel="nofollow">konradk&#64;</a>  and Vivien Sievers, (Head of Primary School) <a href="mailto:vivients&#64;" rel="nofollow">vivients&#64;</a> </p><p>Earlier expressions of interest will be considered upon receipt, which may lead to interviews before the closing date.</p>


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