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Silkwood School

Silkwood School

Silkwood is a private, government accredited School located in a stunning bushland setting in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The School caters for children from Prep to Year 12. Silkwood also offers a Playgroup experience for parents and their 15-month to 4-year old children. The School has a number of affiliations with Pre-Prep learning programs to support families with day care prior to entry into Silkwood Prep.

Silkwood has developed The Silkwood Way, an educational approach that places individual student learning plans at the centre and uses student interest, innovative learning styles, flexible timetables and the Australian Curriculum to intentionally enhance every child’s learning adventure.
As such, it’s fundamentally different from the standardised ‘one size fits all’ model of traditional schooling.

Importantly, it’s also a proven way – one that provides an environment for excellence today and better preparation for the challenges of tomorrow.

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Playgroup Assistant

Position Description:  Playgroup Assistant Role (Teacher Aide)
Commencing               February 2021 (Casual)
Hours of Duty              Tuesday, Thursday and Friday’s 8:45am – 2:30pm (a possibility that may extend to Wednesday's in the future)
Qualifications             Qualified Teacher Aide with a minimum 2 years experience and hold a current QLD Blue Card
Are you an experienced Primary School Teacher aide who loves working with young children six and under?

If you are passionate about supporting young children’s development through engaging and creative play, arts and craft and joining in with singing to spark the imagination, then this is the perfect role for you! Silkwood School is looking for an experienced Teacher Aide to support the delivery of our unique playgroup program for children aged 15 months – 5 years.

What You’ll Do:
Implementation of Program: You will work alongside our Playgroup Coordinator to implement our Playgroup Program which will involve preparing creative play and sustainably prepared craft with natural materials and objects that spark young minds. There will be an element of cleaning, tidying and preparing spaces as per our guidelines.
To effectively thrive in your role, you will need to have strong liaison and relationship building skills as this role touches many children, team members and families across the school.
Silkwood School is leading the way with a transformative learning approach. If you want to Empower young people to be inspired…get connected…and make a difference, then Silkwood School is the place for you.  


2 Feb 2021

Apply by:

11 Jan 2021

Closes in:

29 Jan 2021

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Woodwind Teacher

Position Title: Woodwind Teacher

Closing Date For Applications:  Wednesday 20th January 2021

Woodwind Teacher

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has experience working across year levels to deliver engaging woodwind lessons to our students.

We are seeking an innovative woodwind teacher who can provide:

Beginners flute, clarinet and saxophone tuition
Intermediate woodwind ensemble
Private lessons for more advanced students and
Are available Friday afternoons from 12.30pm onwards

Silkwood School already has an established woodwind program, although there is room for more beginners and expansion in 2021.

People in the workplace have described you as:

Delivering dynamic, interactive music lessons that engage students across all ages and learning levels
Able to build professional relationships with students and parents who love to call you by your first name

Silkwood School is leading the way in education. If you want to be inspired…get connected…and make a difference, then Silkwood School is the place for you.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the requirements of the position will be asked to address the dot points made in paragraph 2 in a Covering Letter and a Resume.

Selection will be based on merit. Silkwood School is an equal opportunity employer.

Further enquiries regarding the position should be directed to:

Mel Creamer

Music Coordinator


5 Feb 2021

Apply by:

10 Jan 2021

Closes in:

21 Jan 2021

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