Lauriston School Canterbury

Across school teacher – Opuke Kāhui Ako

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
Salary allowance

Listed 10:16 AM 04 March 2020
Closes 5pm 20 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA66i

The Opuke Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako is seeking an experienced teacher for this across Kāhui Ako teacher role (fixed-term 2 year contract) who can work collaboratively to support our community’s teachers meet our achievement challenges.

The role of the across Kāhui Ako teacher is:

  • An exciting opportunity to make a difference to the educational opportunities for learners in Opuke Kāhui Ako
  • A great opportunity to work with your colleagues to support our community’s teachers and students
  • A chance to make an important difference.

 This fixed-term role will:

  • Focus on improving teaching practices in order to meet the shared achievement challenge
  • Work with colleagues to identify and address problems of professional practice
  • Work closely with the community leadership role to focus on the shared achievement challenge
  • Promote best teaching practice within a school
  • Strengthen the use of an inquiry approach to teaching and learning to achieve the shared achievement objectives.

Terms and conditions:

The terms and conditions of this appointment are contained in 2019-2022 agreements–2022_final_amended_version.pdf or or or 

Included in the terms of employment for this role are:

  • A salary allowance of $16,000 per annum while you hold the role
  • A stipulated minimum timetabled class-contact hours. STCA: 'at minimum an average of eight (8) timetabled class-contact hours per week'. PTCA: 'at minimum a 0.5 FTTE classroom teaching load' – NZEI confirm that means 12½ hours a week.

In area schools – 'at minimum an average of 8 timetabled class-contact hours per week for teachers predominately teaching Y7–13 or 0.5 FTE of a classroom teaching load for teachers predominately teaching Y1–6)'.

  • Under the STCA, teachers may not hold more than 2 permanent management units while in this role.

Please refer to the relevant agreement for details and discuss any questions with your principal or union rep.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Colin Brodie, Lead Principal, Opuke Kāhui Ako
(027) 519 0871

Download our application form
Across Kahui Ako Teacher Application Form Opuke Kahui Ako Current 1 v2

Vacancy reference #:1HA66i

Listed 10:16 AM 04 March 2020
Closes 5pm 20 March 2020

Lauriston School NZ

School details

Lauriston School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 105

School number: 3407
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Physical address:
Church Street, Lauriston, Ashburton

Postal Address:
Church Street RD 2, Ashburton, 7772