Waiotahe Valley School Bay of Plenty

Scale A classroom teacher NE–Y2

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

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

Listed 9:23 am 16 August 2019
Closes 3pm 06 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9wzF

We are a rural school in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We have a new entrant to junior classroom teaching position available to commence at the beginning of the 2020 school year.

Our school motto is 'Ka Poipoia We care, Ka Toha We share, Ka Maia We dare', and we are enthusiastic about our partnership with our community to support learning for all.

We are seeking a passionate teacher, with a strong knowledge of the New Zealand Curriculum to join our supportive staff, whānau and wonderful learners.

The ability to develop and maintain high-quality positive relationships with students, whānau and colleagues is essential.

We are looking for a teacher who is a caring and self-motivated practitioner who has a commitment to working collaboratively and is experienced in raising student achievement. Must have recent experience and successful teaching, must have strengths in literacy and numeracy, with a restorative approach to behaviour management. Have knowledge of transition from early childhood to new entrants. It is desirable the successful applicant embraces Te Ao Māori in their teaching.

Start in term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Covering letter of application stating your area of teaching preference, along with concise, unbound CV and names of 2 school-based referees, posted to or email

The Principal
RD2, Opotiki 3198
(07) 315 4712

Download our application form

Vacancy reference #:1H9wzF

Listed 9:23 am 16 August 2019
Closes 3pm 06 September 2019

School details

Waiotahe Valley School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 108

School number: 2063
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Physical address:
32 Gabriels Gully Road, Opotiki

Postal Address:
Gabriels Gully Road RD 2, Opotiki, 3198