Baverstock Oaks School Auckland

Whānau leader

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Syndicate leader

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
2MU + UP02

Listed 2:26 PM 29 June 2020
Closes 12pm 14 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8jy

Are you interested in an opportunity to teach and learn in a collaborative, supportive learning environment where we all are 'Learning to Grow: Growing to Learn'?

We are looking for a highly capable and committed leader to join our junior team. The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher, have the ability to build effective relationships with all, inspire staff and contribute positively to professional teaching and learning.

You will work closely with our other school leaders and there will be plenty of opportunities to develop further your leadership skills and teaching and learning pedagogy.

All candidates must hold a current New Zealand teaching registration.

See our website for more details. 

School visits are welcome – please contact Frances Fraser to arrange 

What is a whanau leader?

A facilitator, a mentor, a teacher, a learner, part of a team leveraging off collective and individual strengths for the benefit of learners. 

A person who:

  • Models our six core values every day
  • Loves people and is focused on the well being of the whole person
  • Builds strong working relationships with the total staff so the school functions effectively as a whole
  • Is an authentic person, rather than a position
  • Takes overall responsibility for tone, planning, assessment and reporting for their whānau
  • Has a strong working content knowledge and effective pedagogy of the current literacy and numeracy practices across the curriculum
  • Wants to grow in leadership skills and open to learning
  • Takes responsibility for the performance management system implementation of all teachers/ learning assistants in the whānau
  • Is strategically organised and forward looking (modelling meeting deadlines before expecting others to) managing themselves as a professional
  • Ensures open communication between colleagues and between school and wider community.

How to apply

Please email for an application pack at:

Frances Fraser
(09) 278 6741

Vacancy reference #:1HA8jy

Listed 2:26 PM 29 June 2020
Closes 12pm 14 August 2020

School details

Baverstock Oaks School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 693

School number: 6960
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Physical address:
21 Baverstock Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

Postal Address:
21 Baverstock Road, Flat Bush, Manukau, 2016