Tawhiti School Taranaki

Scale A teachers (2 positions)

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 11:28 am 24 September 2020
Closes 12pm 22 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABim

We have two fixed-term positions available. The age level of the positions are negotiable and can be adapted to suit the successful applicant, however, ideally we are searching for one senior school teacher and one junior school teacher. 

What we offer:

  • Awesome kids who thrive on challenge
  • Highly capable and collaborative colleagues who support one another (and love to have a good laugh along the way)
  • A family-like environment where relationships for learning and wellbeing are paramount
  • Strong school values and a clear schoolwide vision for teaching and learning
  • High quality professional learning and coaching opportunities
  • Support in the form of learning assistants and extra release time
  • Opportunities for all children to shine through strong arts, cultural, sport and performing arts programmes. 

In return we are looking for teachers who:

  • Are kind, fun, positive and love kids
  • Are passionate about children’s learning and are willing to go the extra mile
  • Generally care for learners and build strong relationships
  • Have the ability to deliver high-quality teaching and learning programmes using the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Are digitally savvy
  • Have a desire to learn and inquire into professional practise 
  • Use a positive and restorative approach to behaviour management
  • Have a great sense of humour.

How to apply

Please download an application pack from our school website ( and send this along with your CV to:

Sarah Johnston, Principal
(06) 278 7117

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HABim

Listed 11:28 am 24 September 2020
Closes 12pm 22 October 2020

School details

Tawhiti School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 289

School number: 2248
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Physical address:
Galt Street, Hawera

Postal Address:
16 Galt Street, Hawera, 4610