Current Vacancies

CLASS 1 TEACHER – Start date September 2018 Salary scale: £20,885 - £23,664 fte pro rata according to experience.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Class Teacher for our thriving Lower School. Candidates should have an approved Steiner Waldorf Teaching Qualification or equivalent appropriate experience, or at least one of the following:

– Qualified Teacher Status, in State education; – A degree and postgraduate certificate of education; – Proven, successful teaching experience and ability in another Steiner school

Candidates will need to demonstrate a high standard of teaching including the ability to motivate and inspire learning in the classroom. Candidates should also have a flexible, positive attitude to work with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The closing date for applications is 16 March 2018. Interviews are likely to be held the week commencing 19 March 2018.


1. Upper School Science (Chemistry / Biology)

This would be teaching Main Lessons and GCSE (and possibly A Level) Chemistry and Biology. Starting prior to September 2018 is a possibility.


2. Upper School Humanities teacher - part-time (probable 0.5fte)

Teaching mainly Main Lesson History, with some Geography, GCSE History and possibly A Level History.


3. Languages Teacher - Part-time (probable 0.8fte)

At Wynstones a pupil starts learning both French and German when they arrive in Class I, aged six years.  Throughout their time in the Lower School they continue their language lessons, with specialist teachers throughout, until as they enter our Class IX (in others schools: Year 10) they may choose to continue with both languages or just one of them through to the GCSE exam at the end of Class X.  In Sixth Form we offer A Level French and German for those students who want to continue their study further.

Teaching German, or German and French, to our Middle School GCSE German (and possibly A Level German). We welcome enquiries from interested parties.


For all positions


  • the ability to inspire and relate to children;
  • excellent communication skills both orally and in writing;
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • a commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of children.
  • enthusiasm
  • relevant qualifications to teach GCSE / A Level exam subjects in this field
  • experience teaching this age group in a school setting
  • an interest in and / or experience of Steiner Waldorf education.


  • experience in successful teaching
  • Steiner teacher qualification / BEd / PGCE


Salary £20,885 to £23,562 depending on experience. Attractive tuition fee discount, pension scheme and commitment to CPD.


Start date by September 2018. Closing date for applications 26th March 2018. (We reserve the right to close early if we receive sufficient applications for the US Chemistry / Biology and music posts prior to this date.) Interviews likely to be held week commencing 16 April 2018.


Wynstones School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including references from previous employers, a DBS criminal record check at the enhanced level and compliance with Sections 15-25 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (eligibility to work in the UK).


For further information and an application pack, please contact


Wynstones School

Church Lane

Whaddon, Gloucester GL4 0UF


Unfortunately we are unable to take speculative applications.


As a school, Wynstones is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check (DBS) and successful reference checks.


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