Principal – A Waldorf Education Leader

Location Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School

You are passionate about Waldorf education and want to be a leader and enabler of an independent Steiner school from Playgroup to Upper School in Auckland’s Waitākere Ranges. You care about community, transparency, collaboration and the Anthroposophical impulse behind Waldorf education. We would love to hear from you.

This Waldorf Education Leader’s role is to ensure, together with the College of Teachers, high quality Waldorf/Steiner education for all tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people) by working collaboratively with all staff, the Trust and the parent body, fostering and enabling leadership, courage and kindness throughout the organisation.

The role requires a commitment to Rudolf Steiner’s indications for Waldorf Education and the image of education being a cultural activity.

The Principal – Waldorf Education Leader must have, or be able to obtain, a current practising certificate issued by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

About our school / kura

Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School is an independent, private, co-educational Waldorf school offering education from playgroup to Class 12 (Year 13).

It is located in Auckland’s Waitākere Ranges on 29 hectares of native bush bordering the Manukau Harbour. It is a safe, peaceful and natural learning haven only minutes from the vibrant Titirangi village and 30 minutes from downtown Auckland.

The school has a roll of around 250 students from Nursery through to Class 12 (Year 13) – with capacity to grow -, a playgroup, 30 staff and teachers and a diverse mix of children with families from all around the world.

Further information about Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School can be found on our website:

Job Description can be found here

The position commences on Wednesday 17 January 2024. An alternative start date may be negotiated.

How to apply

To apply for the role, please send your CV and a cover letter that tells us what you could bring to the role.

We encourage you to bring your authentic self and unique perspectives and share how you could enable the teachers and community to support a truly inspiring centre for Waldorf education in West Auckland.

If you are drawn to this role, we welcome your application, even if you are not experienced in all areas of the position description.

This vacancy will remain open until it is filled. We encourage early applications.

Please send your application to: