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University of Auckland Auckland

Mentor, Play.Sport


Health and physical education

Listed 9:06 AM 01 September 2017
Closes 04 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ePm

As part of a collaboration with Sport NZ, Team Solutions is seeking to appoint a 'secondary' or primary-trained teacher as part of our team of mentors in physical education, working with schools and communities to improve student learning and outcomes in physical education as a component of '' – the Sport NZ practical implementation of a vision of enriching and inspiring the lives of young people by creating a lifelong love of being physically active. This position is to cover a current staff member who will be on maternity leave from the start of 2018. Expected start date would be mid/late January, 2018.

Physical education mentors support and mentor teachers in primary and intermediate schools and provide professional learning and development for schools involved in You will be a physically active person with ideally at least 4 to 5 years of successful classroom teaching experience and be prepared to model effective teaching practice in the physical education curriculum. You will support and mentor teachers within a cluster of West Auckland schools to develop their confidence and competence to plan, teach and assess quality physical education experiences for their students.


  • Proven commitment to improving outcomes for all students and in particular for Māori students, Pasifika students, students with special education needs and students from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • Passion for the teaching and learning of physical education in primary and/or intermediate schools
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and preferably evidence of ongoing study or professional learning
  • Current full NZ teacher registration
  • Full NZ driver's licence, as some travel will be part of this work.

How to apply

To apply, and to download a position description, go to and search for ID number 19224. Applications must be submitted online.

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Vacancy reference #:1H9ePm

Listed 9:06 AM 01 September 2017
Closes 04 October 2017

University of Auckland NZ

Tertiary provider details

University of Auckland

Type: University

Physical address:
24 Princes Street, Auckland Central, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1142