Positions Vacant

Aurora staff work collaboratively and professionally with a strong focus on student learning and a love of young people. We are committed to developing healthy, purposeful education for today’s world and challenging students to continually improve.

We have currently the following positions available:

  • Kindergarten Assistant, Part-time (0.5-0.7 FTE)
  • Kindergarten Teacher – Full-time permanent position
  • Primary Class Teacher – Full-time permanent position

Kindergarten Assistant, Part-time (0.5-0.7 FTE)

Aurora School is located in Bowral, NSW. We are a small, young, rapidly growing, Pre-K to Year 9 school with a single stream class structure for K – 4 and composite classes in the older years. We are working toward delivering the International Baccalaureate for Years 11 and 12 from 2023. We are committed to developing healthy, purposeful education for today’s world and challenging students to continually improve.

Aurora Southern Highlands Steiner School is seeking a dedicated Kindergarten Assistant who can work with a spirit of collegiality to further build the Early Childhood program in our school in a way that allows for the healthy development of students. Aurora staff work collaboratively and professionally with a strong focus on student learning and a love of children. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our current dynamic school.

The part-time (0.5-0.7 FTE) position involves general classroom assisting, including support for children with additional needs, help with preparing and serving meals, attending staff meetings and seasonal festivals, and craft skills will be helpful for mending or creating toys. The successful applicant will show a strong interest and commitment to learning the specificities of early childhood education in a Steiner school.

The role is a part-time role with regular shifts across Monday to Wednesday, or Monday to Thursday. There may be the occasional increase in days or hours when needed to replace other staff. The position will commence from Term 4, with training to commence at the end of Term 3 if possible.

Working with Children Clearance is essential.

Classroom assistant qualifications or experience in Early Childcare or Kindergarten, First Aid and Anaphylaxis training, and Steiner Education experience preferred.

Please send your application including a covering letter, CV and referees to Melissa Savill at principal@aurorasteiner.nsw.edu.au

Applications close 30 August 2021.


Kindergarten Teacher – full-time permanent position

Aurora Southern Highlands Steiner School is seeking a Kindergarten Teacher with qualifications and experience working in Steiner education.   

Aurora School is located in Bowral, NSW. We are a small, young, rapidly growing, Pre-K to Year 9 school with a single stream class structure for K – 4 and composite classes in the older years. We are working toward delivering the International Baccalaureate for Years 11 and 12 from 2023. We are committed to developing healthy, purposeful education for today’s world and challenging students to continually improve.

In the Aurora Kindergarten, we provide a nurturing, home-like and adventurous environment for 4 to 6 year-olds, with a strong connection to nature.  

We are seeking a NESA accredited (or eligible) teacher who loves children, loves to learn and loves to work in an enthusiastic and collaborative team environment. We are a school that values innovation and input.

We seek a teacher who is creative, warm, and understands the beauty and complexity of early years and 6 year-old challenges. We seek an educator who is able to actively support Aurora’s ethos and values; fostering a developmentally appropriate, balanced and open-minded approach to teaching and learning.

Aurora has two Kindergarten classrooms. You will work collaboratively with another Kindergarten teacher as well as classroom assistants. The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of early childhood Steiner pedagogy and philosophy, along with a commitment to professionalism and self-development in their work. They will show a capacity for working in a team environment, sharing ideas and working harmoniously with others.

This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a creative and committed College of Teachers. We are a young school that is continually developing and we are looking for someone who is ready to work in an environment that fosters growth.

Aurora is a child-safe organisation, committed to the care, protection and learning of all children attending the school. Our school is a place where children are nurtured, supported and challenged so that they can develop their capacities to grow into well-rounded human beings. Current Working with Children clearance for paid employment is essential.

Ideal start date for this position is Term 4, 2021, with a potential handover time at end of Term 3. Options will be explored for the right candidate to extend this to Term 1, 2022 if necessary.

Applications are to include a letter of application and current CV to be to emailed to Melissa Savill,  principal@aurorasteiner.nsw.edu.au by 30 August 2021.


Primary Class Teacher – full-time permanent position

Aurora Southern Highlands Steiner School is seeking a Primary Class Teacher with qualifications and experience working in Steiner education.   

Aurora Steiner School is located in Bowral, NSW. We are a small, young, rapidly growing, Pre-K to Year 9 school with a single stream class structure for K-4 and composite classes in the older years. We are working toward delivering the International Baccalaureate for Years 11 and 12 from 2023.

Aurora staff work collaboratively and professionally with a strong focus on student learning and a love of children. We are committed to developing healthy, purposeful education for today’s world and challenging students to continually improve. Our rich learning program includes specialist teachers in Eurythmy, Japanese, Craft and Music. We are a school that values innovation and input.

We are looking for an innovative, big-hearted primary class teacher to join our team in 2022. This is a rare opportunity as our staffing is very stable and this position has come up due to the final stage in our expansion to single stream classes. We are seeking an educator who works with energy, skill, flexibility and an enthusiasm for teaching. The preferred applicant will have training and experience in Steiner education and a commitment to professional learning. They will show a capacity for working in a team environment, sharing ideas and working harmoniously with others.

This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a creative and committed College of Teachers. As a young school we are continually developing and looking for someone who is ready to work in an environment that fosters growth.

Aurora is a child-safe organisation, committed to the care, protection and learning of all children attending the school. Our school is a place where children are nurtured, supported and challenged so that they can develop their capacities to grow into well-rounded human beings. 

NESA approval to teach and NSW Working with Children clearance are essential.

Applications are to include a letter of application and current CV to be to emailed to Melissa Savill,  principal@aurorasteiner.nsw.edu.au by 30 August 2021.


Casual Pool

We welcome expressions of interest from educators with a passion for Steiner education. We particularly invite people to get in touch who are teachers of European languages or sports and those who are familiar with the International Baccalaureate, or who have a particular interest in learning support. Additionally, we always welcome teachers to join our casual pool. 
To express your interest, please send your CV and referees to Principal Melissa Savill at principal@aurorasteiner.nsw.edu.au