Opportunities

Currently recruiting for two roles:

About the Role

Class Teacher

We are seeking a mature, enthusiastic and energetic teacher to take on a combined Class 3/4 of 16 children this Autumn. 

The new teacher will ideally bring a good experience of life and teaching to the position, in addition to a qualification in Steiner/ Waldorf education. We would also hope for someone who is willing and able to work flexibly and                  co-operatively, sharing resources and responsibility in a small but dynamic school. 

Kilkenny Steiner School has been in existence in a variety of iterations for over 30 years. It is in a rural setting in Co. Kilkenny surrounded by fields and woods. At present there are about 50 children in 4 groups. We are an independent school with a supportive and enthusiastic parent body

If you are interested in joining us please send your CV together with a letter of motivation to: Kilkenny Steiner School Committee, Kilkenny Steiner School, Ballytobin, Callan, Co. Kilkenny R95 X0KK or to kilkennysteinerschool@gmail.com  

We are an equal opportunities employer.

About the Role

Founding teacher

Kilkenny Steiner School is expanding. We are now seeking to recruit a founding teacher who is interested in teaching in our new Secondary School commencing September 2021.

Kilkenny Steiner School, which has been operating successfully from early years to Class 6 for many years, is starting a new secondary school project to begin in September 2021. We are offering a 3-year junior cycle programme (Classes 7, 8, 9).

We are looking for a teacher with enthusiasm and energy to accompany this first group on their journey. This is a full time position.

The candidate will ideally be a qualified Steiner School teacher who is committed to Steiner’s pedagogy and has experience using Steiner’s approach. Previous teaching experience is essential.

The interested candidate should be a resourceful, creative and flexible person, happy and excited to work in a pioneering situation. They should be capable of working in a team and of engaging with others in the creation and development of a new educational project. Applicants must be fluent in English.

What we can offer the successful candidate

To be part of an exciting pioneering process to develop a new Steiner Secondary School programme at our existing Steiner Primary School with the support of a very enthusiastic parenting and teaching body in a deeply rewarding, working environment.

An opportunity for creativity and practising the true art of teaching—promoting the full and balanced personal development of the child.

Small classes with active and enthusiastic children.

An independent school following the international Steiner Waldorf curriculum.

Does this opportunity speak to you? If so please send a covering letter and CV to:

Contact Us

Kilkenny Steiner School
Ballytobin
Callan, Co. Kilkenny
Ireland