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Castlecliff School Manawatu/Whanganui


Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher

Te reo Māori
MITA + Fixed-Term Leadership Unit may be available

Listed 11:05 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 3pm 20 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9f8u

We are a growing urban school educating tamariki in both the worlds of Aotearoa – Māori and NZ European.  

We have 4 collaborative learning environments with 2 teachers and, at least, 2 learning support staff making up each teaching team. Our vision is have all 4 of these areas operating at Level 2 te reo Māroi immersion in 2018.

Therefore we are looking for a happy person with:

  • A strong understanding of Māori tikanga for our place, Whanganui


  • The ability to korero Māori with confidence.

In addition you will need:

  • A willingness to work in all year levels across the school
  • To be a strong team player – preferably with experience in team teaching
  • To actively adapt learning experiences to match student needs, interests and passions
  • To understand and demonstrate how to build and maintain learning relationships with students
  • To manage behaviour positively – this needs to be your default setting with punishment used only in extreme cases
  • To be able to make learning fun and real
  • To have a sense empathy for disadvantaged children balanced by a strong sense of humour.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and covering letter outlining how you meet our criteria to:

Katherine Ellery, Principal
(06) 344 4537

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9f8u

Listed 11:05 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 3pm 20 October 2017

Castlecliff School NZ

School details

Castlecliff School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 203

School number: 2346
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Physical address:
Polson Street, Castlecliff, Whanganui

Postal Address:
Polson Street, Castlecliff, Whanganui, 4501