Employment Opportunities

Primary Teacher - Class 1 2025

The Primary School Class 1 Teacher position is a full-time position commencing immediately.

The position
Cairns Hinterland Steiner School is committed to the care, safety and protection of all children attending the school. Our School is a place where children are nurtured and supported so that they can develop their latent capacities and grow into well-rounded human beings.

The position involves the planning, implementation, and assessment of a quality educational programme for all children in the Class 1 year, with a view to taking the class through to Class 8.  All programmes must be grounded solidly in the philosophy and principles of Steiner Education and be cognizant of the role of parents / guardians hold in their child's education. The Class Teacher is responsible for all areas of teaching and pastoral care. The teacher works creatively, always seeking to find a fresh connection to the developmental needs of the children and to recognise readiness for learning.

We are seeking an experienced Steiner teacher with exemplary skills and qualities to fill this position. The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy along with a commitment to professionalism in their work. 

The role requirements are:

  • Fully registered Teacher (Queensland) or eligibility to obtain Queensland teacher registration.
  • Teach with an anthroposophical approach to each child’s developmental needs and welfare in mind while delivering the Steiner curriculum.
  • Be committed to ongoing individual and collaborative professional development in Primary Education, including Steiner Education.
  • Demonstrate high level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be responsible for maintaining positive relationships, with colleagues, parents/guardians and participate actively in the life of the school community.
  • Capacity to support and educate parents about primary education in Steiner schools.
  • Previous experience as a Steiner Teacher is preferred.

To apply, email your resume and a covering letter to hradmin@chss.qld.edu.au plus any relevant documentation (qualifications, registration, referees, etc).

Note: Cairns Hinterland Steiner School is an equal opportunity employer.

Casual Teacher Relief Pool 

Cairns Hinterland Steiner School is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified Teachers and Teacher Aides to be a part of our relief pool for the following Casual positions:

  • Casual Teachers (Prep to High School) - must have current QCT registration and First Aid

The role requirements are:

  • Fully registered Teacher (Queensland)
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to the children’s needs and the classroom dynamics
  • Previous experience working in a Steiner school is preferred

Please send your resume and a brief Cover Letter stating availability and interest in Steiner education, to hradmin@chss.qls.edu.au.

Register your interest

If you are interested in working at our school, please email through your resume and contact details to: hradmin@chss.qld.edu.au

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