WAIKATO WALDORF SCHOOL seeking a Principal (U4)
Our highly respected and beloved Principal is stepping down. We are looking for the appropriate successor who will maintain and enrich our learning culture and will continue to nurture the students and community of our unique school.

We are an integrated school, which operates within the Steiner Waldorf Special Character pedagogy. The successful applicant must be experienced in Steiner education and have an understanding of Anthroposophy in the New Zealand setting.

The successful applicant will be able to communicate with and manage students, staff and parents with sensitivity and humility. They will also bring energy and drive to our strategic planning and continued secondary school development.

Applicants must also be confident in working creatively with our existing policies and procedures and need to be experienced in senior management.

This position requires current New Zealand Teacher Registration.

Visits to our school are welcome and encouraged.

If you wish to receive an application pack, please contact the School Board Chair on boardchair@waikatowaldorf.school.nz

Applications close at 3pm, 29 October 2021

DUNEDIN RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL seeking a Primary School Class Teacher:
We seek a committed and enthusiastic teacher with experience, or an interest in Steiner / Waldorf education, to join our team in Dunedin.

The school is a successful full Primary state integrated Special Character Steiner School with a growing community of supportive families and friends.
The ideal applicant will have experience and/or an interest in deepening their understanding and teaching practice of Steiner Education by joining a team of professionals who strive to work with the special character of the school, offering a high standard of teaching with commitment to the dynamic curriculum and methodology of the Steiner Education Aotearoa, while maintaining parity with the State schools in student achievement.

The position is a full time permanent position which may be negotiable to 0.8 permanent role.

Applications close Midday 1st November 2021

Starting date Term 1; 2022.

An Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded from the School website

TE RĀWHITI KINDERGARTEN seeking a Kindergarten Kaiārahi/Centre Manager
Kindergarten Kaiārahi/Centre Manager

Full-time, with the possibility of job share

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible person to manage our established kindergarten, lead our committed kindergarten teaching team and engage with our supportive whānau.

Te Rāwhiti Kindergarten has two kindergarten locations on the Kāpiti Coast, (Raumati and Paekākāriki) 45 minutes from Wellington, with up to 80 children on the roll. Te Rāwhiti Kindergarten is part of Te Rā Waldorf School, a stateintegrated, Waldorf primary school. It is a licenced early childhood centre, aligning with the Te Whāriki Early Childhood Curriculum. As a Waldorf kindergarten, it is part of Te Rāwhiti’s special character to provide a nurturing and unhurried early childhood experience for our children, letting them blossom in their world of fantasy and imagination which they explore through play, thus supporting their individual development, well-being and resilience. The kindergarten Kaiārahi/Manager will be a part of the combined senior management team of kindergarten and school (www.tera.school.nz), and part of the whole teaching faculty.

This role requires a wide range of experience and skills, including:

  • In-depth professional knowledge and experience as a registered teacher in the early childhood setting
  • Leadership and management experience and skills
  • Knowledge of and/or commitment to learn about our special character and Waldorf pedagogy
  • Knowledge of and/or commitment to learn about te Tiriti o Waitangi and bi-cultural practice.

We are open to negotiate the size of this position to suit the ideal applicant, including the possibility of job share. Please contact the office via email at executiveofficer@tera.school.nz for more information and an application pack.

Applications close 18 October, interviews from 23 October 2021.

We would like the successful applicant to commence as soon as possible, with the latest starting date being 10 January 2022