Houghton Valley School Wellington

Team leaders Y1–2 and Y5–6

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Other senior leadership

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:29 AM 18 September 2018
Closes 5pm 11 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kra

We have restructured our leadership team to create these new exciting roles within our school!

We are looking for enthusiastic, forward-thinking, motivated professionals to lead a team of motivated teachers and goal-focused students. You will have sound knowledge of the curriculum and understand what it takes for every student to achieve their best. A committed approach to developing and implementing programmes that accelerate learning and lift student achievement is essential. You will be a key member of the leadership team helping shape the school’s current and future direction with the responsibility for leading a schoolwide focus within the school.

We will be providing professional development in 2019 for the whole leadership team so if you are new to leadership, these could be the perfect roles for you too.  

This is an exciting opportunity for solution-focused leaders who:

  • Value diversity and promote wellbeing for all learners
  • Have an ability to lead schoolwide professional learning
  • Are focused on high expectations for student achievement
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Have an indepth knowledge of curriculum delivery, assessment practices, planning, student inquiry and teaching as inquiry
  • Think creatively about educational practices across the NZC
  • Build strong respectful relationships, using restorative practices and culturally responsive and relational teaching approaches
  • Have the ability to manage conflict and solve problems effectively
  • Are energetic, have a sense of humour and can have fun.

Positions commence term 1. Responsibility for either a Y1–2 class and leading the Y1–2 team or Y5–6 class and leading the Y5–6 team. There is a release component for these roles.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me – Luana Carroll, Principal – if you have any questions or would like to come for a visit.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Luana Carroll, Principal
110 Houghton Bay Rd, Wellington
(04) 939 3318

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kra

Listed 11:29 AM 18 September 2018
Closes 5pm 11 October 2018

Houghton Valley School NZ

School details

Houghton Valley School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 196

School number: 2861
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Physical address:
110 Houghton Bay Road, Houghton Bay, Wellington

Postal Address:
110 Houghton Bay Road, Houghton Bay, Wellington, 6023