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Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Canterbury

Kaiako English and media studies

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher


Listed 9:30 AM 16 October 2017
Closes 5pm 03 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fRm

Our kura is NZ's largest school. We provide personalised and authentic learning programmes through distance education from early childhood level to Y13, including to young adult and adult learners.

Our vision is to enable our students to achieve their educational and personal goals, empowering them to become engaged and contributing members of their communities.

We are leaders in online pedagogical approaches and innovative in ways that engage students and connect with them to achieve their educational and personal goals.

Kaiako at our kura work collaboratively and have opportunities to access professional learning and development to support their professional goals and our kura,s strategic and regional initiatives.

The Southern Region is seeking a secondary kaiako (English and media studies) who would like to work collaboratively with others to transform teaching and learning using blended and integrated approaches to learning.

It is essential that you have a sound knowledge of the New Zealand Curriculum and assessment requirements and are willing to learn, innovate, work collaboratively and build effective relationships. There will be opportunities to engage with students through our regional advisories and event days.

You’ll be future oriented and understand how the use of technology, together with your enthusiasm, vision and commitment improves education outcomes for all our students, Māori and Pasifika learners in particular.

Key dispositions we are seeking include:

  • Passion for making a difference
  • Relationship focused
  • Growth mindset
  • Solution fluent
  • Demonstrated resilience
  • Digitally literate
  • Use reflective and inquiry-based practices
  • Like working collaboratively and contributing as part of an integrated team
  • Use culturally responsive and inclusive practices
  • Sound knowledge of NZ Curriculum and experience in teaching the stated curriculum area across different levels of learning
  • Experience in working with student management systems and achievement data.

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How to apply

Please apply through the Vacancy Link. For further information contact:

Pamela Dawson, Regional Manager, Southern or Averill Manning, Team Leader
Pamela (027) 551 9436 / Averill (027) 341 0080

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fRm

Listed 9:30 AM 16 October 2017
Closes 5pm 03 November 2017

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu NZ

School details

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Type: Correspondence School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 99
Roll: 6324

School number: 498
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Physical address:
11 Portland Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
Private Bag 39992, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt, 5045