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Class Teacher

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Workplace: Sussex
Added 01-12-2016 10:28:58


Steiner Class Teacher needed in East Sussex.

The class teacher will teach a group of up to 26 children, from class 1 through to class 8. The class teacher takes primary responsibility for teaching the class, supported where appropriate by specialist subject teachers, and is the first port of call for pastoral matters in the class.

The class teacher will provide a balanced curriculum and maintain progress of all pupils in the class through the relevant subjects at a pace suitable to their age and development and in line with the principles of education set out by Rudolf Steiner.


  • Maintaining the ambience of the class and its physical surrounding suitable to the tasks to be undertaken
  • Planning lessons appropriately
  • Maintaining clear records and tracking, in accordance with statutory and school requirements
  • Maintaining good discipline
  • Liaising with colleagues and parents
  • Organising materials for class use and liaising with those responsible for purchase, keeping within an agreed budget
  • Participating in the settling in process for new pupils
  • Holding Parent Evenings and individual consultation sessions with parents, including home visits where required


  • Committed individual with a deep understanding of and interest in Steiner Waldorf education
  • Approved Steiner Waldorf Teaching Qualification and/or B.Ed/PGCE in primary education
  • Self motivated, creative and imaginative thinker
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and parents
  • Capacity to deliver the curriculum in an artistic and creative manner
  • Flexible and positive attitude to work


The post is full time and attendance at the school is based on 5 days per week from 08.00 to 16.30

"The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility. These are the three forces which are the very nerve of education.", Rudolf Steiner

"Accept the children with reverence, educate them with love, send them forth in freedom", Rudolf Steiner

"It is important that we discover an educational method where people learn to learn, and go on learning from life throughout their whole lives.", Rudolf Steiner

Specific details

Job Type Permanent
Recruiter Type Direct Employer
Hours Full time
Salary Range 25,000
Specialist Area Steiner, Pikler


South East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
East Sussex