Wellsford School Auckland

Te Ao Māori leader / class teacher (dual role)

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

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 2:41 pm 16 December 2020
Closes 4pm 27 January 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFhi

We are a fast growing Y1–8 full primary school with a current role of 370-420 students. The student community is approximately 54% NZ European, 40% Māori, and 6% other ethnicities.  54% are boys, 46% girls.

Our awesome Te Ao Māori leader is leaving us to become a principal, which means we are looking for another leader of high calibre to join us in term 2, 2021. This is a teaching role with leadership responsibilities. Apart from the usual teaching responsibilities, the key leadership roles are… Leading Culturally Capable Practice across the school, building relationships with whanau, promoting Te Ao Māori, and supporting our Kapahaka roopu.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career.

We are looking for a teacher and leader who:

  • Thrives on child-centred learning and wants the best for all learners
  • Lives an inclusive education philosophy
  • Has the ability to motivate, encourage, support, and mentor teachers, students and their families
  • Is an expert in inquiry learning, student-led curriculum and student agency
  • Has a growth mind-set and will inject innovation, passion and creativity into our school
  • Is well organised and collaborative
  • Wants to be the best leader they can be and will be developed through PLD opportunities
  • Enjoys to be challenged and has a great sense of humour and fun
  • Has PB4L experience
  • Has sound pedagogical knowledge and is culturally capable
  • Works with whānau to establish shared expectations for students.

Please note: Rental accommodation is available by negotiation.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Lizz Tupp, Executive Officer
47 School Rd, Wellsford.
(09) 423 8042

Download our application form
2020 Wellsford Te Ao Maori Leader.docx

Download our application form
2020 Teacher Profile v4

Vacancy reference #:1HAFhi

Listed 2:41 pm 16 December 2020
Closes 4pm 27 January 2021

School details

Wellsford School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 409

School number: 1126
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Physical address:
47 School Road, Wellsford

Postal Address:
47 School Road, Wellsford, 0900