Opua School Northland

Classroom teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:24 PM 30 September 2019
Closes 3pm 29 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zk7

We are a Y1–8 full primary school of approximately 110 wonderful children and a rare, exciting opportunity has arisen to teach at our unique school in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We are looking for an inspiring and positive educator who is forward-looking, innovative, reflective and passionate. The position is for our composite Room 2, containing Y1–2 children. An ability to teach reo would be a distinct advantage as would skills in digital technology, music and science.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Love children and get a buzz out of helping them thrive
  • Be caring and sharing – it is our motto and we all live by it – and be culturally responsive
  • Understand children and the practical art of teaching above educational jargon and theory
  • Have a sense of humour and fun
  • Be resourceful, resilient, self-motivated, inspiring and empowering
  • Have high expectations and be enthusiastic and energetic
  • Be a genuine team player, collaborative, collegial and inclusive of and sensitive to others
  • Be proficient in and able to teach digital technology
  • Be flexible, adaptable and open to new learning
  • Be committed to confidentiality and ethical conduct.

The successful applicant will join an experienced, professional, united and happy team of educators in a well-resourced and successful school.

How to apply

Please send your covering letter, CV and completed application form to:

Simon McGowan, Principal
2 Franklin St, Opua, Bay of Islands, Northland 0200
principal@opua.school.nz
(09) 402 7840

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190926 Opua School Classroom Teacher Job Description.docx

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190926 Opua School Application Form.docx

Vacancy reference #:1H9zk7

Listed 1:24 PM 30 September 2019
Closes 3pm 29 October 2019

Opua School NZ

School details

Opua School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 117
Website:

School number: 1063
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Physical address:
2 Franklin Street, Opua

Postal Address:
2 Franklin Street, Opua, 200