Papakura Normal School Auckland

Team leader of Y1

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
NSA and 2PU

Listed 10:01 am 14 July 2020
Closes 1.30 pm 31 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA92q

We are a large full primary in Papakura in the south of Auckland. Our long-serving Y1 team leader of 20 years will sadly leave us at the end of term 3 and the position is available from term 4.

The successful applicant will lead teaching and learning in our Y1 team, in addition to providing support across the school, and will be a key member of our leadership team.

 Our ideal teacher/kaiako:

  • Is a highly capable practitioner in the junior sector (Y1–3)
  • Is looking to grow their leadership ability or skills through either their first, or next, team leader’s position
  • Is someone who wants to support adults who are studying to become teachers/kaiako
  • Is able to provide a model of effective teaching and learning for the teachers/kaiako they mentor
  • Is committed to raising achievement for all ākonga/learners and especially for our tāngata whenua
  • Is confident in integrating digital technology in curriculum delivery
  • Is able to contribute to the entire school through your strength in one of the learning areas in the NZC, and
  • Is able to lead their team in the areas of moderation, collaboration, and innovative teaching practice.


In addition to your teaching salary, you will be entitled to:

  • A normal school allowance of $2,000 - this is in recognition that you will have trainee teachers in your class,
  • Two permanent units totalling $8,000 – for leading, supporting and appraising three to four colleagues,
  • additional release over and above the CRT will be allocated and can be negotiated during “pressure times”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

A visit to the school prior to applying, or after applying, is welcomed.

How to apply

Please visit our school website and Facebook page. Download and complete the application form from this website. Submit your signed application letter followed by the application form to:

Jacky Day, Principal's PA
(09) 295 0530

Download our application form, fill it in by hand.

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA92q

Listed 10:01 am 14 July 2020
Closes 1.30 pm 31 July 2020

School details

Papakura Normal School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 635

School number: 1423
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Physical address:
49 Walters Road, Papakura

Postal Address:
49 Walters Road, Papakura, 2110