Papakowhai School Wellington

New entrant 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 3:27 PM 30 April 2020
Closes 5pm 15 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7Ex

We are recruiting for term 3 and have a full-time fixed-term new entrant roll growth position available. An earlier start date could be negotiated. 

We are a positive, caring and supportive school. We value our staff as the most important aspect of our success as a school and we resource and support you accordingly.

We will provide you with opportunities to learn, grow and build your capability as a teacher. If you are passionate about enhancing students' outcomes, a keen learner and looking for a great place to teach and be valued, please apply.

Our school is a high decile, coeducational, Y1–8 state primary school located in the suburb of Papakowhai, 3km north of Porirua City. It was opened in 1976 and currently has 21 classrooms. In 2020 the school roll will grow to approximately 550 students.

The position commences on Monday 20 July. 

At our school we believe in child-centred learning.

  • Where learning is valued and enjoyed.
  • Where children are helped to grow from where they are at.
  • Where learning is success-oriented.
  • Where children are involved in their learning and a balance of academic, social, physical, cultural and creative activities are pursued within a supportive environment.

At our school we actively encourage digital learning and learning through inquiry. We actively encourage parental involvement in children’s learning. We welcome teachers that have experience, enthusiasm and enjoyment of children.

Our aim is to work together to achieve the best possible teaching and learning environment for the children of our community. We want children to leave our school as confident, active learners, who work well together with others.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Mark Smith, Principa
(04) 233 8321

Download our application form
Application Form 2020 v24

Download our job description
Fixed Term New Entrant Roll Growth Position 2020.docx

Vacancy reference #:1HA7Ex

Listed 3:27 PM 30 April 2020
Closes 5pm 15 May 2020

Papakowhai School NZ

School details

Papakowhai School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 554

School number: 2946
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Physical address:
Spey Place, Papakowhai, Porirua

Postal Address:
Spey Place, Papakowhai, Porirua, 5024