Waiopehu College Manawatu/Whanganui

Teacher - Levin Teen Parent Unit

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, 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 4:33 pm 06 November 2020
Closes 4pm 20 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAE16

This purpose built facility is located within the grounds and is part of the college. We are a vibrant and successful coeducational secondary school in Levin, located an hour north of Wellington. The school’s inclusive school culture encourages students to participate and achieve in a range of leadership, sporting, arts and cultural activities within and outside the classroom. 

He Whäre Manaaki Tangata encompasses our teen parent unit known as Poipoia and the early childhood centre, Arohanui, which is run by Whänau Manaaki Kindergarten. Poipoia has a maximum of 35 enrolment places and resourcing for 3.5 FTTE teaching staff. Poipoia plays a particular role in nourishing the student to grow and achieve in the context of being a parent, learner and a member of a wider whänau. Achieving this requires a holistic and collaborative approach to education and wellbeing.

Due to promotion, a fantastic opportunity has arisen in Poipoia for a teacher to support the learning and achievement of our young mothers. This position reports to the head teacher, Poipoia. We are seeking an innovative, passionate and highly creative registered teacher who can demonstrate an understanding of and an empathy with the requirements of non-mainstream students. This position is suitable for both beginning and experienced teachers. Applicants from all curriculum areas are welcome to apply, as we can tailor our programmes to suit the strengths of the successful candidate, however, a willingness to be flexible and adaptable in order to meet the needs of our girls is essential. Position to commence at the start of term 1, 2021. 

How to apply

Please submit a covering letter and CV to Further information from:

Mark Robinson, Principal
(021) 232 2411

Download our application form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAE16

Listed 4:33 pm 06 November 2020
Closes 4pm 20 November 2020

School details

Waiopehu College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 606

School number: 237
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Physical address:
Bartholomew Road, Levin

Postal Address:
P O Box 548, Levin, 5540