Tuahiwi School Canterbury


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

Te reo Māori

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:47 am 29 October 2020
Closes 5pm 20 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADXx

Mai i te tihi o Maukatere ki te pūwaha o Rakahuri, te pā o Tuahiwi maranga mai!

Aroha ki te Tangata – Tuahiwi ki te Whai Ao!

We are looking for a new member to our team and maybe it’s you? We want someone who is in love with brilliance, is dynamic and dedicated to teaching and learning. You will need to work collaboratively with whānau, kaimahi and tamariki to provide excellent learning programmes that are focused on our ākonga and their success.This fixed-term position will likely be in a Y2–3 or Y3–4 class however this may change so you have to be flexible, always! We require a highly effective kaiako who can inspire, engage and create excellent relationships with colleagues, ākonga and whānau. 

Essential mindsets:

  • Working in a future-focused Te Ao Māori environment 
  • Supporting the ongoing partnership with whānau and community
  • Willingness to re-imagine ‘school’ and ‘learning’ 
  • Co-creating learning with and for ākonga and community
  • Embrace te reo and tikanga Māori or be willing to learn
  • Constant commitment to colleagues in a collaborative environment 
  • Embrace change and new ways of doing things. 

The successful applicant will start term 1, 2021.

How to apply

Email an application letter indicating how your skills may match what we want and your desire to work in our kura as well as your CV. Please email applications to Melanie or call for further information.

Melanie Taite-Pitama, Tumuaki / Principal
206 Tuahiwi Road, R D 1, Kaiapoi 7691
(03) 313 8521 or (021) 184 9344

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HADXx

Listed 10:47 am 29 October 2020
Closes 5pm 20 November 2020

School details

Tuahiwi School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 162

School number: 3563
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Physical address:
206 Tuahiwi Road, Kaiapoi

Postal Address:
206 Tuahiwi Road RD 1, Kaiapoi, 7691