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Landwork Teacher & Community Gardener

Job information
Salary Combined salary £23,346
Organisation Steiner Academy Hereford
Closing date 12 pm on 19 May 2022

Job details


Much Dewchurch

Herefordshire, HR2 8DL

Tel; 01981 540 221

Landwork Teacher &

Community Gardener


Combined salary £23,346


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join us at this very exciting stage of development of our school. 


We are seeking an experienced landwork teacher to develop and deliver the landwork curriculum to classes 4-10 and to help embed science teaching into the existing frameworks.   The role also includes managing and developing  the school gardens.  Candidates must be graduates and have either a Steiner Waldorf teaching qualification or QTS – ideally both


The post is comprised of two components with differentiated pay rates:


0.8 Landwork Teacher   - Annual salary £24,348 - actual annual salary based on 4 days is £19,478

0.2 Community Gardener - Annual salary £19,082 - actual annual salary based on 7.5 hours per   week is £3,868


We are looking for a suitable candidate who has:

  • professional experience of teaching children and young people in an outdoor setting;
  • experience of organic gardening, horticulture and market gardening;
  • excellent communication skills - an ability to build positive relationships;
  • strong background in Science;
  • experience of working with and a feeling for the natural environment;
  • the ability to work independently;
  • the ability to motivate and engage pupils with their learning.

We can offer:

  • a competitive salary;
  • a hardworking, happy and dedicated school team;
  • support for your professional development;
  • membership to our private healthcare scheme. 


Commencing from the 1st September ‘22

Application forms and further details on this vacancy are available from Helen Gough at the Steiner Academy Hereford to whom completed forms should be returned.  CV’s will not be accepted. 

For an informal discussion on this particular vacancy please contact Julie Whitfield on 01981 540211.

Closing date for applications:  19th May ‘22 with interviews in the following week. 

The Steiner Academy is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for the benefit of everyone.

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

You will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

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