Diocesan School For Girls Auckland

Junior school literacy specialist teacher (2 positions)

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher


Listed 2:33 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 9am 11 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB4A

Are you one of our new part-time junior school literacy specialist teachers?

Do you have a passion for junior reading and writing, and enjoy designing and implementing programmes to support young students in their progress with literacy?

We strongly believe that behind every great school is a great team of people – and we’d love you to join ours!

We are looking for 2 part-time junior school literacy specialist teachers to work 4 mornings a week 8am–12.20pm starting in term 1, 2021. Both of these roles are fixed-term for one year and one role covers Y1–3 and the other, Y4–6.

You will be:

  • Passionate about teaching young women
  • Primary trained and a NZ registered teacher
  • Experienced and skilled in junior reading and writing
  • Committed to being part of a friendly, collegial and supportive environment.

We are an International Baccalaureate School and teach the New Zealand Curriculum through an inquiry-based model. Our school is accredited to teach the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate which links to the New Zealand Curriculum and is part of our schoolwide approach to unified learning. We have a strong focus on literacy and numeracy.

Our school is a high-performing independent Anglican school with girls who are motivated to learn. Our students have access to state-of-the-art educational and sporting facilities.

Our staff have access to a wide range of professional development opportunities as part of our ongoing commitment to continuous learning and development in leadership, curriculum and pedagogy. We have a positive, supportive culture with people at its heart. 

What else do we offer?

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Access to a wide range of hard and digital resources
  • Access to fitness centre, pool and physiotherapist services
  • Covered staff car parking on site.

Sound like you? Please detail your preference for Y1–3 or Y4–6 in your application.

How to apply

Please apply online via our website.

Gwyneth Robinson
(09) 520 9347

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAB4A

Listed 2:33 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 9am 11 October 2020

School details

Diocesan School For Girls

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Female
Decile: 10
Roll: 1529

School number: 67
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Physical address:
Clyde Street, Epsom, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 99939, Newmarket, Auckland, 1149