Careers at our school

Our teachers and faculty are our school’s greatest asset. If you are committed to providing children with the best schooling experience and subscribe to our Steiner pedagogy please review the employment opportunities available now below.

Working with us

Established in 1979, Mount Barker Waldorf School is situated in beautiful grounds in a peaceful setting on the outskirts of Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills, a 40 minute drive from the CBD. With a young population Mount Barker is the fastest growing municipality in South Australia and one of the fastest growing in Australia.

Our school operates over all year levels from Early Childhood to Year 12 and offers a unique education based on Rudolf Steiner’s philosophy of education. The school’s highest endeavour is to provide a transforming education which engenders a capacity for free ethical action, through clarity of thinking, refinement of feeling and strength of will.

Our teachers and staff enjoy a warm, supportive environment and a great sense of satisfaction for what they are helping children achieve.

Current Vacancies

Mount Barker Waldorf School is looking for experienced Waldorf Teachers who are prepared to commit to the challenging and rewarding task of nurturing a class through the Primary years.  The successful applicants will be collaborative, artistic, flexible, interested in new ideas, and able to take initiative. They will have a passion for education and have an understanding of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy.  Applicants must meet the requirements for registration or be eligible to be registered as a teacher in South Australia.

We are committed to developing our Waldorf pedagogy to nurture students’ imagination, creativity and skills for the future. A desire to be reflective, learn more and grow as a teacher and as a human being is essential.  The school will support you in your knowledge of Steiner Education and your professional development.

The following positions are available:

High School Maths and Science Position 0.9 FTE Starting Term 2 2024

Mount Barker Waldorf School is looking for an experienced High School Teacher who is prepared to commit to the exciting and rewarding task of teaching Mathematics and Science (mainly Physics) to adolescents.  The successful applicant will be collaborative, artistic, flexible, interested in new ideas, and able to take initiative. They will have a passion for education and have an understanding of Steiner pedagogy and philosophy and how this relates to the adolescent child.  Experience in Pastoral Care or Student Wellbeing is desirable.  Applicants must meet the requirements for registration or be eligible to be registered as a teacher in South Australia.

We are committed to developing our Waldorf pedagogy to nurture students’ imagination, creativity and skills for the future. A desire to be reflective, learn more and grow as a teacher and as a human being is essential.  The school will support you in your knowledge of Steiner Education and your professional development.

To apply please send a cover letter, CV, and three references to the Principal, Liam Waterford at lwaterford@mbws.sa.edu.au. All positions require a valid WWCC and RRHAN-EC certificate as well as the right to work in Australia.  We do not sponsor foreign applicants.

Applications are due by Friday 26 April, 2024

For preliminary confidential enquiries or conversations about these positions, please contact Liam Waterford, Principal at the school on (08) 8391 0411.

Relief Teachers

If you are a qualified Teacher, looking for relief work please send your resume with three referees to Liam Waterford – lwaterford@mbws.sa.edu.au

The Principal
Mount Barker Waldorf School
PO Box 318
Mount Barker SA 5251

or office@mbws.sa.edu.au

Submit your application here