Established in 1979, the Mount Barker Waldorf School is situated in beautiful grounds in a peaceful, semi-rural environment 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.

The School operates over all year levels from Kindergarten 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.

Class 4 Teacher Position 2023 – For Immediate Start

We are looking for an experienced Waldorf Teacher who is prepared to commit to the challenging and rewarding task of nurturing a class through the Upper 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 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 - lwaterford@mtbarkerwaldorf.sa.edu.au. All positions require a 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 24 March 2023 for an immediate start or to begin in Term 2, May 1 2023.

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 - Applications should be sent to:

The Principal

Mount Barker Waldorf School

PO Box 318 Mt Barker SA 5251 

Or via email to office@mtbarkerwaldorf.sa.edu.au