Puketapu School (New Plymouth) Taranaki

Y0–3 Scale A 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 9:22 am 16 September 2020
Closes 12pm 30 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABES

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 Y0–3 akonga, starting term 1, 2021.

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), Incredible Years and PB4L   
  • Someone who will personalise the learning for all akonga
  • Has a commitment to the links between ECE (Te Whāriki) and school (NZC)
  • Is a learner, innovative, and willing to try new ways of approaching things
  • Has a passion for taking the learning outside of the classroom
  • Is able to connect and partner with whānau to grow the learning of their akonga
  • Has excellent empowerment, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Is a team player who contributes to all aspects of life at a learning organisation.
  • Has a restorative heart or seeks to understand and apply restorative practices.

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

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

How to apply

Download an application form from 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 #:1HABES

Listed 9:22 am 16 September 2020
Closes 12pm 30 September 2020

School details

Puketapu School (New Plymouth)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 389

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

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