Current Vacancies

Kindergarten Assistants

We are currently recruiting for kindergarten assistants at Beechtree Steiner Initiative in Chapeltown, a thriving Steiner Waldorf Independent School in Chapeltown Leeds for children aged 3 -9 years old offering an alternative education.

We are looking to build up our pool of assistants to work in the kindergarten with mixed groups of children aged 3-6. The main aim of the role is to support the kindergarten teacher. The role also includes domestic jobs such as cooking and cleaning.

Training and support provided.

Requirements for the post include:

  • Desire to and/or experience of working with children

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • An interest in Steiner Waldorf education

  • Commitment to develop one’s practice

  • English and Maths GCSE (Grade C or equivalent)

  • To be eligible for registration under the Children’s Act 1989

Salary £8.72 per hour
Closing date for applications: Monday 28th September 2020

For further information please call 0113 345 5858 or email:

Beechtree is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Beechtree expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be enhanced DBS checked

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Volunteering at Beechtree

We do accept applications for student placements and volunteers at Beechtree, usually to work in the kindergarten and classrooms alongside staff. This requires a enhanced DBS that can be arranged via Beechtree. However, we cannot always guarantee that we have availability. Please fill out and return the following application form if you are interested.

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