Arahunga School Manawatu/Whanganui

Team leader / specialist 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, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:11 am 20 January 2021
Closes 11am 05 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGFR

Leading specialist teachers of ORS funded learners across our Manawatu/Horowhenua Region. 

This is a permanent full-time leadership position for a qualified teacher, which has both teaching and leadership components. It involves mentoring and supporting a team of specialist teachers as well as meeting the needs of our diverse learners. 

This role will be based in the Manawatu/Horowhenua region. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an effective classroom practitioner and/or SENCO with a proven record of success in meeting the needs of diverse learners. An affinity with learners who have identified special needs is essential, as this role involves working collaboratively with the teachers and support staff of our learners with ORS funding.

The successful applicant will be a passionate educator with strong organisational skills, be collaborative, solution focused and committed to building positive relationships. 

The following experience will be an advantage:

  • Behaviour management 
  • Adapting learning programmes, resources and environment
  • Leadership
  • Curriculum development 
  • Conducting and implementing Individual Education Plans (IEP)

Start date will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

How to apply

Applications should include a covering letter, CV and the names of at least 2 professional referees to: If you would like more information about the school and/or this position please contact:

Ailsa Buckley
(027) 544 1208

Vacancy reference #:1HAGFR

Listed 9:11 am 20 January 2021
Closes 11am 05 February 2021

School details

Arahunga School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 51

School number: 2334
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Physical address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui

Postal Address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui, 4501