Paparangi School Wellington

Resource teacher of literacy – Wellington North Cluster

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


Listed 9:11 AM 07 February 2020
Closes 4pm 24 February 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5B1

We offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to work as a resource teacher of literacy (RT:Lit) in the Wellington North Cluster. The RT:Lit role includes teaching Y0–8 children with complex literacy needs, modelling and demonstrating effective practices, strategies, or techniques for teachers, and liaising with school leadership, teachers and parents. 

Applicants will have a good understanding of teaching and learning and a strong commitment to evidence-based practice. The position requires the successful applicant to have an outstanding ability to build positive relationships, communicate effectively in a range of settings and to possess well-developed organisational skills. The successful applicant must be an experienced NZ registered teacher who demonstrates the ability to: 

  • Teach Y0–8 children with complex literacy needs
  • Model highly effective practices, strategies or techniques in order to accelerate literacy progress and achievement
  • Work positively with students, parents, teachers and school leadership.

Mandatory postgraduate training is provided. A current driver's licence is required and the successful applicant must be prepared to make use of their own vehicle.

The position starts at the beginning of term 2 or sooner by negotiation.

The RT:Lit provides a service to schools in Tawa, Linden, Churton Park, Johnsonville, Khandallah, Newlands and Paparangi.

Refer to Resource Teachers of Literacy (RT:Lit) on TKI for more information.

How to apply

Direct enquiries to or request an application pack from:

Tracey Arthurs, Host Principal
57 Beazley Ave, Paparangi, Wellington 6037
(04) 478 6617

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Job Description RT Lit WGTN NORTH vacancy 2020

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Vacancy reference #:1HA5B1

Listed 9:11 AM 07 February 2020
Closes 4pm 24 February 2020

Paparangi School NZ

School details

Paparangi School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 279

School number: 2947
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Physical address:
Beazley Avenue, Paparangi, Wellington

Postal Address:
59 Beazley Avenue, Paparangi, Wellington, 6037