Papakura Normal School Auckland

Resource teacher of literacy

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


Listed 10:50 AM 30 May 2019
Closes 3pm 14 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ue1

Papakura and surrounding areas.

An experienced New Zealand registered teacher with successful literacy teaching experience is required to work as an itinerant RT Lit with ākonga/learners in Y0–8. Your 3 referees must be able to attest to your passion for and expertise in teaching literacy. The start date is negotiable, and a driver’s licence and vehicle are essential. The base school is Papakura Normal School.

To determine whether you have the required qualifications and meet the person specification please download the RT Lit application pack from this website. The RT Lit application pack also contains an application form and the timeline for this recruitment process.

In summary, the successful candidate must have the ability to:

  • Assess and analyse an ākonga/learner’s literacy needs and then to design an individual literacy learning plan for that ākonga/learner
  • Quickly establish, and then maintain, positive relationships with schools, staff, whānau and especially ākonga/learners
  • Work with ākonga/learners from a myriad of cultural backgrounds
  • Produce comprehensive reports to the Ministry of Education, RT Lit Management Committee and Cluster Schools
  • Regularly check in with the ākonga/learners’ teachers keeping them updated on progress and providing support where needed
  • Report to parents on the progress that the ākonga/learner is making in the programme
  • Set high expectations for self in terms of raising achievement for priority learners.

How to apply

Please download the RT Lit application pack below and use it to apply. The process is explained in the pack. Contact Dianne:

Dianne Parry, Principal's PA
(09) 295 0530

Download our application form.
RTLit Application Pack

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9ue1

Listed 10:50 AM 30 May 2019
Closes 3pm 14 June 2019

Papakura Normal School NZ

School details

Papakura Normal School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 666

School number: 1423
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Physical address:
49 Walters Road, Papakura

Postal Address:
49 Walters Road, Papakura, 2110