Burnham School - Te Kura o Tiori Canterbury

Bilingual teacher / kaiako reorua

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

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:40 AM 22 November 2019
Closes 9am 05 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA30D

We are seeking a kaiako reorua who is capable of delivering up to a Level 2 immersion programme with at least 51% instruction in te reo Māori to commence term 1, 2020. This position will come with a fixed-term management unit with schoolwide responsibilities. You will belong to a collaborative team, supported by our kaumātua and leadership team, driven by whānau aspirations and supported in practice by our resource teacher of Māori. We can offer the option of renting a home within our Burnham community, if needed.

To be considered for the position, applicants will:

  • Be registered teachers and have demonstrated successful experience in working with and including ākonga with a Māori medium education 
  • Have a sound knowledge and ability to integrate Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Have the capabilities to speak and deliver up to a Level 2 immersion programme
  • Have the ability to engage at an iwi, hapū, whānau, staff and leadership level
  • Have strong knowledge of te ao and tikanga Māori
  • Have the ability to tutor our school kapa haka group
  • Have effective strategies to encourage and positively engage ākonga
  • Have influencing skills at a working level to provide opportunities in cultural leadership and tuakana-teina relationships
  • Have met professional standards relevant to their current position.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Margaret Dodds, Acting Principal
(03) 347 6851

Download our application form
Bilingual Teacher Position

Vacancy reference #:1HA30D

Listed 9:40 AM 22 November 2019
Closes 9am 05 December 2019

Burnham School - Te Kura o Tiori NZ

School details

Burnham School - Te Kura o Tiori

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 147

School number: 3304
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Physical address:
Chaytor Avenue, Burnham

Postal Address:
3 Chaytor Avenue, Burnham, 7600