We are an all-through rural school with 330 pupils (3-16 yrs.). Our enthusiastic and talented staff are supported by committed parents. Our pupils achieve well academically and our ambition for them is that they become responsible and free individuals, who think clearly, observe perceptively and act constructively for the good of the world.

We currently have two Vacancies

Humanities Lead, 0.4


£23,695        FTE,

 £9,478           p.a. plus teachers’ pension


Do you have:

  • an enthusiasm for working with energetic and forthright young people, to encourage them to fulfil their potential both academically and personally?
  • a passion for and creative approaches to mixed ability teaching?
  • a drive to develop a Humanities curriculum which supports success at GCSE level?
  • a will and willingness to inform and empower the teachers of younger children?
  • An expertise in History and the flexibility to work in other Humanities areas?

Would you like:

  • to work with the Steiner lesson pedagogy, which provides the opportunity for meaning and depth of teaching and learning experiences?
  • the opportunity to develop schemes of work that develop both compassionate and critical thinkers?
  • lower than standard contact time to allow for high quality planning, intervention and marking?

We are looking for a teacher to deliver History GCSE and support other Humanities work within the school. Our school pedagogy demands teaching approaches be contextualised, meaningful and personalised whilst successfully supporting progress towards and within the GCSE framework. We expect our teachers to be empathetic and responsive to the development of the whole child and we aim to care for our staff with similar clarity and respect. QTS or equivalent Steiner Teaching qualification required. Applications from NQTs welcome.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Please contact for more details

Closing date for applications August 28th 2015.


Administration Assistant

12 hours per week during school term time only

Annual salary £16,484 pro-rata, actual earnings £4,195 pa based on the required hours.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Administration Assistant at this school. To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate innovative thinking and exceptional organisational skills. Ideally you will have NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification, and at least two years’ previous experience of work preferably within a busy school environment. You will have a comprehensive knowledge and experience of office administration protocol and procedures.

You will also require excellent communication and IT skills particularly with regards to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office applications. A detailed knowledge of SIMS, the Schools Information Management System, would be an advantage.

Job Description/Person Spec

Support Staff Application Form

Further details on this vacancy are available from Kate Robertson at the Steiner Academy Hereford to whom completed forms should be returned by the closing date which is 3.00pm on Friday 11th September ‘15. CV’s will not be accepted. Interviews will be held shortly after this date.


You will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.


The Academy is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for the benefit of everyone. It is part of our core ethos to respect and value each person as an individual human being, each with their own gifts and challenges and this is regardless of, sex, race, religion and belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, and maternity. The Governing Body and staff recognise their responsibilities in preparing young people for life in our culturally diverse society and showing by example the value of respect for each other as well as self-respect.  They also recognise the opportunity to demonstrate that commitment both as a community resources provider and as a local employer.

The Steiner Academy wishes to employ staff who are caring and will uphold the ethos and curriculum of the Academy.  To support this, the Academy takes into account the guidance issued by the DfE in regard to ‘Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education.

The Steiner Academy Hereford, Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, HR2 8DL | Tel: 01981 540 221 |

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