Puketapu School (New Plymouth) Taranaki

Scale A teacher Y0–1

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 4:50 PM 30 April 2020
Closes 3pm 12 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7FR

At our school we believe that our students contribute to their learning, their whānau and their community, they are communicators, they are kind to themselves, others and their environment, they are learners, they have a strong sense of belonging and they look after their own wellbeing.

Are you an authentic, agile and courageous kaiako, looking to be part of a collaborative team of teachers? We are seeking an inclusive teacher to join our Y0–1 Rimu Learning Team for the remainder of 2020.  

Starting date: Starting as soon as permitted dependent on the COVID19 Alert Levels

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will bring the curriculum alive through Learning through Play and the Arts
  • Has skill or interest/understanding in building strong foundations for effective literacy learning (moving smart, oral language, phonics, learning dispositions)   
  • Someone who will personalise the learning for all akonga
  • Has a commitment to the links between ECE (Te Whāriki) and school (NZC)
  • Is innovative, and willing to try new ways of approaching things
  • Has a passion for taking the learning outside of the classroom
  • Is prepared to contribute to extracurricular school activities
  • Has excellent empowerment, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Is a team player who contributes to all aspects of life at a learning organisation.

We welcome experienced and beginning teachers to apply. We pride ourselves as a school community on being welcoming, supportive and a caring school to be part of.

Check out our website for the general information about our full primary (Y1–8) school www.puketapu.school.nz

How to apply

Application forms are also available from the website. Email your completed application, CV and an inspiring covering letter outlining your strengths and interests to:

Ngatai Walker, Principal
(06) 755 0973

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7FR

Listed 4:50 PM 30 April 2020
Closes 3pm 12 May 2020

Puketapu School (New Plymouth) NZ

School details

Puketapu School (New Plymouth)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 409

School number: 2223
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Physical address:
Dillon Drive, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
Dillon Drive, Bell Block, New Plymouth, 4312