Secondary STEM Teacher (Physics/Chemistry/Senior Math)

Willunga Waldorf School is seeking a Secondary STEM Teacher to join our High School Faculty in Semester 2. The primary focus of this role will be on teaching physics, chemistry and mathematics in the senior years but also include two biology Main Lessons and some ICT.

It is a fixed term replacement contract with a loading of approx. 0.8 FTE for Semester 2 (22 July to 13 December 2024)

About Us

Willunga Waldorf School is a thriving, contemporary, independent K to 12 school nestled in the beautiful Southern Vales of South Australia, close to magnificent coastline and surrounded by vines and almond groves. It is situated on the edge of the rural town ship of Willunga, fifty minutes’ drive from the city of Adelaide. Here you will find an educational community where the potential of each one is supported through the strength of many.

About You

The successful applicant will be a team player with all-round excellent communication skills, possess a love of teaching, have a generally positive attitude and outlook, and is able to set boundaries with empathy and respect for students, colleagues and the parent community.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Eligibility for Teacher Registration in South Australia
  • Suitable qualifications in physics, chemistry and/or math teaching at a secondary level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with students, parents, colleagues and the wider community
  • Enthusiasm for teaching in a progressive Waldorf school
  • Demonstrated ability to confidently manage and cater for different learning needs
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collegially and professionally with strong teamwork skills
  • Commitment to the principle of ongoing teacher development both professionally and personally
  • Ability to set boundaries with empathy and respect for students, colleagues and the parent community
  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Commitment to work with the Australian Steiner Curriculum framework
  • An understanding of anthroposophy and Steiner Education is desired

Applicants must hold a current “not-prohibited” SA Working with Children Check and provide/obtain RRHAN-EC certificate. Current first aid qualification is desired.

 For a full position description, please visit our website:

What We Offer

Willunga Waldorf School offers an exciting, supportive and rewarding environment to work. We love what we do, and this shines through in our relationships with students, parents, colleagues and visitors alike.

Creativity, innovation and contemporary expressions of Steiner principles are encouraged throughout all areas of the School’s life, and the School’s physical environment inspires comfort, joy and connection.

This is a fixed-term replacement contract for semester 2, 2024. Remuneration is based on the 2022 Willunga Waldorf School Enterprise Agreement.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses the Key Selection Criteria and provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.

Please submit your full application via email to [email protected] by close of business on 12 July 2024.

We encourage you to visit the school website for a copy of the full position description and application process:

Willunga Waldorf School
12 July 2024
Antje Guenther (HR)