Cardiff Steiner School are looking for a Steiner Waldorf trained Class Teacher to join the pioneering and passionate team in our Kindergarten to Class 12 School.
Salary £25,755 (plus annual increase due Sep 2021)
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You’ll be a committed, creative and resourceful, Steiner Trained teacher, with the ability to relate to and inspire children in their Middle School years. Steiner Waldorf training is a pre-requisite, experience a valuable extra.
Set in Wales’ capital city, the School offers a full Kindergarten to Class 12 Steiner Waldorf educa-tion. You’ll join us on an exciting stage of our journey. Founded in 1997, we opened our first classes in 2012, built upon the firm foundations of 15 years as a successful Kindergarten. From strong roots we’ve quickly grown, and expanded to Upper School in September 2017 offering the offering the Certificate of Steiner Education (NZCSE) 2020-21 will see our very first Class 12 graduating with the Certificate.
The Certificate is the first trans-national, secondary school qualification to be fully based on the Steiner curriculum. It is a valid, alternative secondary school qualification that allows students to progress to further/higher education free from the restrictions of GCSE and A level curricula and examinations. The NZCSE is the most widely offered qualification in UK Steiner Schools that offer a full K-Class 12 Steiner Waldorf education.
We are a pioneering bunch with an irrepressible spirit who enjoy rising to the challenges and celebrating the joys that a young School brings. Our internationally diverse teaching team includes subject teachers in Bothmer, Music, Handwork, Woodwork, Spanish, Games, as well as a team of specialist Upper School Teachers.
You’ll be teaching our Class 6/7 – a group of 13-16 children, guiding them through the rest of their Lower School journey through to the end Class 7/8 until they join Upper School. We operate a two-year combined class system. You will have the advice and support of teachers experienced in working with the pedagogical needs of combined classes.
We offer a collaborative and supportive environment where you’ll be part of an experienced and diverse team of 25+ teaching staff, with a warm heart and strong community spirit. You’ll enjoy an exciting balance of fresh practices and new ideas combined with wisdom, experience and dedication. You’ll benefit from a supportive professional development programme of collaborative practice, where your input, talents and enthusiasm will be welcomed and appreciated.
Cardiff Steiner School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, we expect all applicants to uphold this. All candidates must have suitability to work with children, and post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.
Cardiff, Wales’ capital city, is situated on the beautiful coastline of South Wales, and within easy reach of most places in the UK (we’re just two hours from London by rail or road). Residents enjoy all the benefits of a cosmopolitan capital city (prominent universities, a large teaching hospital, a world-class opera company and thriving arts community) combined with a small-town friendliness, and a cost of living significantly lower than other parts of the UK -and we’re surrounded by some of the most stunning countryside, coastline and beaches in the UK. Read more about Cardiff in our Welcome to Cardiff Guide.
The post benefits from a tiered Staff Fees Discount Scheme with up to 85% off school fees for children of staff members, depending on family income (pro rata for part-time posts).
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How to apply
Please feel very welcome to contact us to discuss the post on firstname.lastname@example.org (029) 2056 7986 (email anytime, phone term-time only).
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