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Taihape Area School Manawatu/Whanganui

Science teacher

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Certificated teacher


Listed 9:27 AM 18 January 2018
Closes 4pm 26 January 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9h8R

Are you interested in education at altitude with attitude? We are looking for a science teacher with experience teaching NCEA Level 1–3. 

Area schools provide a unique and privileged insight into the growth and development of young people, from the age of 5 until early adulthood, and the opportunity to interact with a range of age groups.

Taihape is a beautiful town located on SH1 in a high country paradise of rivers, ranges, forests, farms, and mountains. Our 260 students come from a catchment roughly the size of Auckland, so there is a lot of wilderness, and many adventures, available.

Houses are affordable, you won't be stuck in traffic for hours each day, we have great Cafes, and a wide range of recreational options available – including skiing, rafting/kayaking, hunting, tramping, unlimited sporting options, and service groups. The school plays a huge role within a dynamic local community. 

Class sizes are small, the buildings are modern, we are very well resourced, and our ERO reports are positive.

If you occasionally need a bigger town or city, Palmerston North, Whanganui, Taupo, Napier, and Hastings are all within 1½–2 hours. 

This is a wonderful lifestyle opportunity.

We are an area school (Y1–13) decile 4, with 60% Māori. A PB4L school.

Position starts term 1, 2018.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter, your CV, and the contact details of 3 referees to:

Richard McMillan, Principal
26 Huia St, Taihape
(021) 774 121

Vacancy reference #:1H9h8R

Listed 9:27 AM 18 January 2018
Closes 4pm 26 January 2018

Taihape Area School NZ

School details

Taihape Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 290

School number: 549
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Physical address:
26 Huia Street, Taihape

Postal Address:
P O Box 292, Taihape, 4742