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Opononi Area School Northland

Primary (Y1–6) / kura tuatahi, syndicate leader

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Syndicate leader

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
3MU + 1MMA

Listed 12:20 PM 17 October 2017
Closes 10pm 19 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fTQ

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, flexible school leader to lead curriculum development and improve teacher performance in the Y1–6 area of our school. You will be part of a wider team effort to rapidly improve student outcomes and increase teacher capacity over the next 3 years. You will play a key role in the development of the school curriculum that is more responsive to student needs, particularly those of Māori. This will involve taking advantage of resources and opportunities in the local community and environment. Successful applicants will work hard, learn quickly and contribute positively to the wider school community. 

As the successful applicant you will be eligible for:

  • isolation allowance
  • Area schools priority teacher supply allowance ($1,500–$2,500 per      annum).

As well, you may be eligible for:

  • TeachNZ voluntary bonding scheme ($3,500 per annum for the next 5 years)
  • Recruitment, retention and responsibility allowance (upon negotiation and if ineligible for TeachNZ voluntary bonding scheme)
  • Transfer and removal expenses
  • School housing may be available.

Key skills and attributes required for the position:

Sound pedagogical skill and knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of the NZ Curriculum and/or Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Perseverance and a ‘can do’ attitude when faced with a 
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students and staff

How to apply

Please send your application and direct enquiries to:

Anita Williams, Principals Secretary
(09) 405 8500

Download our application form
Application for Appointment Yrs 1 6 Team Leader2

Information Letter
Information Letter to Applicants2

Vacancy reference #:1H9fTQ

Listed 12:20 PM 17 October 2017
Closes 10pm 19 November 2017

School details

Opononi Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 133

School number: 11
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Physical address:
263 State Highway 12, Omapere, Kaikohe

Postal Address:
Private Bag 759, Kaikohe, 440