Hours and Salary: £26.50 per lesson. Hours:3 to 6 lessons per week to be agreed (lessons are 40 mins to 1 hour each), with associated planning, prep, meeting and professional development time. We have a 36 week teaching year. Lessons may be able to be taught over 1 or 2 days per week.
(There may be opportunity for the right candidate to take additional 2 to 4 week blocks of teaching during the year.)
You’ll join our team of specialist Upper School Teachers and be a part of our pioneering team in our diverse and confident, young school. You’ll be a core part of the maths programme for the Upper School classes working with Certificate of Steiner Education (NZCSE). It’s a unique opportunity to help develop, not only our Upper School, but also the lives of young people, free from the pressure of GCSE and A level curricula and examinations.
You’ll be an experienced Maths Teacher, able to carry maths through to Level 3 (A Level equivalent) work with differentiated learning and assess in a number of creative ways. You’ll have a successful track record of designing and delivering inspiring lessons to teenagers, have a genuine love for teaching this age group and the ability to relate to and support them. With excellent subject knowledge, you’ll be educated in your subject area to degree level, or be able to demonstrate a high level of competence through experience of teaching to this age group/level.
Cardiff Steiner School is an independent Steiner Waldorf school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18. We offer an inspiring and creative education based on the needs of the whole child – academic, physical, emotional and spiritual. Our distinctive, international curriculum integrates arts and academics into a rich, balanced education that ignites a lifelong passion for learning.
Set in Wales’ capital city, the School offers a full Kindergarten to Class 12 (age 3-18) Steiner Waldorf education. 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 Certificate of Steiner Education (NZCSE) 2020-21 sees our very first Class 12 graduating with the Certificate.
The Certificate is the first international, 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, Hard Craft, Spanish, Games, as well as a team of specialist Upper School Teachers. We are a UK Steiner Waldorf School Fellowship Associate School, and are fully independent. .
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.
We have staff with property expertise who can help you find and secure suitable accommodation to rent or buy. The average price range of renting a 1-2 Bedroom Flat is £550-£650pcm, and a 3 bedroom house is £800-£1,000pcm. Cardiff has is a lively rental market with options from city, suburban, rural and semi-rural properties all within a 40 minute drive time of the School.
How to apply
You are very welcome to contact us to discuss the post on (029) 2056 7986 (term-time) or email firstname.lastname@example.org (any time).
Please take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below and complete and return the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Questionnaire to:
The recruitment process will involve an interview and observed teaching practice.
Come and Visit Us – If you are thinking about applying, but would like to find out more about us first, you are warmly invited to come and visit us, meet the team, see the classes and look around the School. We’d love to meet you. Just contact us to arrange a time.
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Cardiff Steiner School
Hawthorn Road West
Cardiff CF14 2FL