Employment

STRONG – BALANCED – DYNAMIC

Willunga Waldorf is a thriving K to 12 school of 370 students. It is an exciting, supportive and rewarding place to work. Creativity, innovation and contemporary expressions of Steiner principles are encouraged. Our curriculum remains broad-based and comprehensive across academic, artistic and practical domains right up to Year 12. The school provides a recognised pathway to tertiary study and is set in a beautiful, rural environment, close to the coast and 40-50 minutes from the city of Adelaide.  The Southern Vales is a great place to live, raise children and work.

Positions Vacant:

Class 2 Assistant – Part time fixed-term Contract

We are now inviting applications for the position of Class 2 Assistant to join our staff for Term 4, 2022.

This position supports the Class Teacher and the Specialist Teachers in creating an inclusive, supportive and creative learning environment for the class and, in particular, children with learning support needs. The successful applicant will possess a genuine interest in and warmth for assisting children in a Waldorf classroom setting. They will be observant and a good listener, and of a generally bright disposition with a positive outlook and attitude.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children
  • Experience and interest in working with students with additional learning needs
  • Knowledge or an understanding of the Rudolf Steiner Curriculum
  • Ability to find ways of meeting an individual’s needs that work
  • Good observer and listener
  • Ability to use initiative and to accept guidance and feedback
  • Excellent time management and personal organizational skills
  • Experience in working with neuro-diverse children, or willingness to learn as required
  • Ability to adhere to the confidentiality requirements of a school environment

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a RRHAN-EC certificate and provide a current South Australian Working with Children check and current First Aid in Education and Care certificate.

Please ensure you review the full position description before submitting your application.

How to Apply

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria, provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.

Applications must be submitted via email to hr@wws.sa.edu.au by 5 pm on Tuesday, 4 October 2022.

For questions and enquiries about this position, please get in touch with Ms. Antje Guenther at hr@wws.sa.edu.au

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Payroll and Finance Officer – Full-time fixed term contract

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced Payroll and Finance Officer to join the Willunga Waldorf School staff.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with a genuine warmth and interest in supporting the School’s financial administration. They will be orderly, methodical and practical in setting priorities and completing tasks, and show a strong commitment to delivering exceptional and professional service within and outside the wider School community. Furthermore, they demonstrate a willingness to understand and support the philosophy and practice of Steiner education within the School community.

The Payroll and Finance Officer reports directly to the Business Manager and is responsible for the maintenance of the accounting function of the school including all general ledger and payroll processing, all associated reconciliations and monthly reporting. The role also includes some general administrative responsibilities.

Core responsibilities include processing of the School’s end-to-end payroll, tax and superannuation calculations and payments, deductions, leave calculations and recording, and preparing monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements, as well as accounts payable, bookkeeping and general administrative tasks.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Proven work experience as a Payroll Officer, Payroll Clerk or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with HRIS and accounting software
  • Strong math skills with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • Good knowledge of IR legislation
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to learn/master School-specific programs and software
  • High level of written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Proven high level general ledger experience
  • Experience working in a school environment (desired)

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a RRHAN-EC certificate and provide evidence of the following:

  • Current South Australian Working with Children check
  • Current First Aid in Education and Care certificate

We offer an initial one year fixed term contract commencing 1 October 2022 or earlier, but with the view of this becoming a permanent position for the right candidate.

Please review the full Payroll-Finance Officer Position Description before applying.

How to Apply

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria, provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.

Applications must be submitted via email to hr@wws.sa.edu.au by 10am on Monday, 19 September 2022.

For questions and enquiries about this position, please get in touch with Ms. Antje Guenther at hr@wws.sa.edu.au

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Expressions of Interest for Temporary Relief Work

We are currently accepting expressions of interest for Temporary Relief Teachers – Primary Years.

To be considered for relief work please forward your application to hr@wws.sa.edu.au

Your application must include

  • CV and cover letter detailing availability dates
  • Current Teachers Registration Certificate
  • Current SA Working With Children Check
  • Current RRHAN-EC certificate
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Completed Relief Teacher Details Form

All applicants will be requested to attend one of our school tours and will be required to meet with our TRT Coordinator.

Once accepted you will be placed on our TRT Register of preferred teachers and an induction session will be provided prior to the commencement of any relief work.

For further information please email hr@wws.sa.edu.au or contact Jodie Thomas on 08 8556 2655.