What it means to be a member of the Silkwood School team

Silkwood is a place of learning for everyone, and those who choose to work at Silkwood are here to courageously learn, grow, and make a difference…………..This is the Silkwood Way!

Being an innovative and leading-edge school means Silkwood is dynamic, complex and everchanging. 

Being a Silkwood team member means you believe you have what it takes to succeed at Silkwood, and you feel passionate about your work and have a strong connection to the Silkwood vision.

To empower young people to be inspired, get connected and make a difference!

The best part of my role is helping students connect to real-world learning experiences directly related to their passions and interests. It is such a rewarding and positive experience to see them learn in this space. 
— Tai Hood (Real World Learning Coordinator)
My favourite quote is "Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential". As a member of the Silkwood School team, I am able to engage my passion to grow the Silkwood Vision in creative and collaborative ways, this excites me!.
— Edel Ui Cathain (Finance Leader)

A courageous and adventurous heart is required to journey through The Silkwood Way. We believe that everyone should do work that is passion driven, where they use their talents & skills to create a future that excites them! 

To lead young people on their journey, you too need to be on this journey, whether it is working in the:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • ICT
  • Finance
  • Site
  • Community Relations or
  • Marketing team

You are inspired to lead our young people in extraordinary ways, by living and role modelling our Aims in your everyday life.

We want you to experience the opportunities, connections and possibilities in your work, whilst embracing the challenges and complexities of working in a dynamic environment. 

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to check in from time to time to explore the current role vacancies within our team. 

"At Silkwood, Advisors embrace a student-driven and learner-centered approach that encourages and challenges every student. Students follow their passions through projects that matter to them, to their advisors, and to the world beyond the school. Understanding that the development of identity and personal growth occurs in the context of community, Silkwood fosters a culture of trust, care, and mutual respect among students and adults through school programs and real-world connections.”
— Sebastian Sasin (High School Advisor)

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