Raetihi Primary School Manawatu/Whanganui


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 10:20 AM 30 September 2019
Closes 3pm 18 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zhN

We seek an exceptional SENCO / additional specialist teacher (superstar) professional development leader to join our dynamic team. This is a released position, with a 0.4 teaching (release) component and 3MU.

You must have experience in:

  • Working collaboratively with a child-centred approach. This includes the ability to form relationships with educators, parents, caregivers and whānau, to enhance understanding about the child and their behaviours
  • Confidently assessing children’s and individual needs to then be able to  collaboratively develop, implement and monitor an effective personalised learning and behaviour plan
  • Helping the adults around the child to make changes to the environment to support positive behaviour and learning
  • Working with learning support services, external agencies and schools to embed inclusive education
  • Working from a transdisciplinary approach with other professionals and agencies to meet the needs of the child, their family and whānau.

For the role you will need:

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and sustain meaningful professional relationships with your colleagues and external stakeholders
  • An understanding of inclusive practice
  • The ability to be flexible and creative in your approach, with a commitment to evidence-based practice
  • Experience working with children or young people who have additional learning or behaviour needs
  • Culturally responsive practice that demonstrates a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi.


Shortlist and referees contacted 21–25 October.

Interviews held Saturday/Sunday 26–27 October.

Appointment made Monday 28 October.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Helena Burns, Principal
(06) 385 4402

Vacancy reference #:1H9zhN

Listed 10:20 AM 30 September 2019
Closes 3pm 18 October 2019

Raetihi Primary School NZ

School details

Raetihi Primary School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 145

School number: 2429
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Physical address:
24 Grey Street, Raetihi

Postal Address:
24 Grey Street, Raetihi, 4632