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Cambridge Steiner School is an Equal Opportunities and Safe Recruitment employer. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, age, disability, sex, marital status, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other grounds upon which discrimination can occur as defined in law.

All employees will be vetted for suitability to work with children and young people, and all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Satisfactory DBS check and other statutory checks as required;
  • Satisfactory references;
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Please see below for more information about our vacancies

An Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should accompany your application.

Head Teacher

Are you passionate about progressive education, well-being and child development? Cambridge Steiner School is looking for an inspirational and passionate teacher to lead the school forwards with a strong vision and sense of purpose. Someone who can galvanize the great potential that exists at the school already to become a truly pioneering and innovative school. A school that whilst remaining faithful to its core philosophy is in a continual search for the best educational methods to teach the children of our time and to prepare them for an uncertain future. Someone who can marry the current requirements of National education with the creative and child centred Steiner approach, for whom leadership is an act of service, who will work with teachers and parents to build a whole school vision that will live strongly in each one of us. An enthusiastic individual that will build and maintain positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents.
“Cambridge Steiner School is a thriving and harmonious community that exemplifies many of the best aspects of Steiner education!” This is drawn from our last school inspections service report from June 2018 in which we received outstanding in 3 out of the 5 categories. The school has achieved much in recent years, but is looking for new leadership that can bring the strength,
sustainability and vision needed to thrive in these tumultuous times.

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School Business Manager

Operating as a key member of the School Leadership Team this role is primarily responsible for supporting the Head Teacher to grow the school and deliver and improve the financial and commercial aspects of the school’s business agenda. A strong managerial, administrative, HR and financial background is required, as is the ability to multi-task and remain positive at all times. The role is very much focused on resourcing, processes and efficiency as these are key areas to support the school.

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Special Educational Needs and Disability Coordinator (SENDCo)

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for someone who is highly capable and committed with a deep interest in special educational needs. The SENDCo needs to have experience in the field of special needs and have excellent interpersonal skills for working with parents, colleagues and children. The SENDCo is responsible for ensuring high quality SEND provision within the school and helping to maintain a culture of inclusion. They will be tasked with researching best practice in Steiner and mainstream settings as well as academic research for supporting children with all SEND needs: behavioural and learning. They will be responsible for developing and reviewing a whole school strategy for SEND. As well as managing the SEND provision, the SENDCo will have or need to develop knowledge and skills for working with children with SEND needs. The SENDCo will require this knowledge to guide and support learning support staff as well as to work directly with children. 

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Steiner Waldorf Class Teacher – Class 2/3

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and committed individual to teach our Pinetrees Class (combined Class 2/3). You will be part of a small team of teachers carrying responsibility for the Lower School (Class 1-8). You will have overall responsibility both for the pastoral care of the class and for much of the classroom work, supported in this by the other Class Teachers and the Lower School Subject Teachers. You will have a proven ability to relate to and inspire children through your creative delivery of the education and curriculum. In addition, you will also have the ability to relate to, communicate and cooperate well with colleagues, parents and the wider community.

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Steiner Waldorf Class-Research Teacher – Class 5 

Cambridge Steiner School offers an exciting opportunity for a skilled, enthusiastic and experienced Steiner Waldorf teacher to lead our Class 5’s through their middle school years. This position forms part of a research project which aims to help renew, strengthen and transform Steiner Waldorf education to meet the emerging needs of the society of tomorrow. This research will engage deeply with the principles of Steiner education in light of the needs of today's children and the world of employment that they are likely to face. It will include an open dialogue with and exploration of other pioneering teaching methods and ideas. The research will be conducted over the next 3 years by two teachers who will be working with Class 5, ideally from September 2019 at Cambridge Steiner School. 

You will be part of a small team of teachers carrying responsibility for the Lower School; in this position you would co-lead the planning, running and evidencing of the study, liaising with your teaching/research partner and the Lower School team. You will have overall responsibility both for the pastoral care of the class and for much of the classroom work, supported in this by the other Class Teachers and the Lower School Subject Teachers. You will have a proven ability to relate to and inspire children through your creative delivery of the education and curriculum. In addition, you will also have the ability to relate to, communicate and cooperate well with colleagues, parents and the wider community. 

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Kitchen Supervisor

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for an enthusiastic and talented cook to run our school kitchen from 2nd September. Using fresh, local and organic produce wherever possible, the kitchen supervisor will oversee the planning, preparation, cooking and presentation of the food, as well as administrative tasks to ensure that costs are monitored, stock is ordered with minimal wastage, and that all health and safety legislation is adhered to. The successful candidate will hold responsibility for leading and managing the small kitchen team.

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Lower School – Teaching and Learning Support Assistant

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for a committed and inspiring person to join our innovative, passionate and warm-hearted team in the Lower School. We are looking for someone who has experience working with children and who has a good level of written English and Maths (ideally up to key stage 3). As learning support assistant, you will assist within the Main Lesson (and literacy and numeracy practice lessons) and work with individuals and small groups with SEND to assist them in accessing the curriculum and making progress.

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Steiner Waldorf Class Teacher – Supply Cover

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for committed and inspiring individuals to join our innovative, passionate and warm-hearted team in the Lower School, on a supply cover basis. Whilst working in your role, you will be part of a small team of teachers carrying responsibility for the Lower School (Class 1-8). You will have overall responsibility both for the pastoral care of the class and for much of the classroom work, supported in this by the other Class Teachers, Lower School Coordinator and the Lower School Subject Teachers. You will have a proven ability to relate to and inspire children through your creative delivery of the education and curriculum. In addition, you will also have the ability to relate to, communicate and cooperate well with colleagues, parents and the wider community. There are different types of supply cover that we require: short term (for a planned absence, anywhere from 1 day to 3 weeks) and long term (for interim situations where a post has not been filled, or if a teacher had a longer term illness that prevented them from teaching for a period). We would welcome applications/interest from peripatetic Main Lesson teachers.

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Teaching Assistant- Supply Cover (Lower School)

Cambridge Steiner School is looking for committed and inspiring individuals to join our innovative, passionate and warm-hearted team in the Lower School. You will have experience of working with children and a good level of written English and Maths. As teaching assistant, you will assist within the Main Lesson and a range of subject lessons, providing support for the teacher and class. There are different types of supply cover that we require: day to day (emergency); short term (for a planned absence, anywhere from 1 day to 3 weeks); and long term (for interim situations where a post has not been filled, or to cover a teaching assistant who has stepped up to teach in the absence of the class
teacher).

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