Opua School Northland

Classroom teacher Y4–6

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

Listed 1:56 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 9am 23 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHRU

Opua School is a Y1–8 full primary school of approximately 110 wonderful children and an opportunity has arisen to teach at our unique school in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic educator who is forward-looking, innovative, reflective and passionate. The position is for our Room 4, containing mostly Year 5 and 6 children, with a few Year 4s. Skills in DT and Science would be an advantage. The ideal candidate must have Full NZ Teacher Registration and:

  1. Love children, get a buzz out of helping them thrive and be able to build strong learning partnerships with children and their whānau;
  2. Be caring and sharing – it is our motto and we all live by it – and be culturally responsive;
  3. Understand children and the practical, creative art of teaching above educational jargon and theory;
  4. Have a sense of humour and fun and the desire to support children’s well-being and love of learning;
  5. Be resourceful, resilient, self-motivated and empowering;
  6. Have high expectations and be enthusiastic with strong curriculum knowledge;
  7. Be a genuine team player, collaborative, collegial and inclusive of and sensitive to others;
  8. Be proficient in Digital Technology and able to extend, challenge and excite children with lessons that integrate STEAM thinking and problem-solving activities;
  9. Be flexible, adaptable, open to new learning and possess a growth mindset;
  10. Be committed to confidentiality and ethical conduct.

The successful applicant will join an experienced, professional, united and happy team in a well-resourced and successful school with a positive culture where children are nurtured and encouraged to be the best they can be.

How to apply

Please send your letter of application, application form and CV, and direct enquiries to:

Simon McGowan, Principal
2 Franklin Street, Opua, Bay of Islands 0200
(027) 635 6663

Download our application form
210301 Opua School Application Form.docx

Download our Job Description
210301 Opua Classroom Teacher Job Description

Vacancy reference #:1HAHRU

Listed 1:56 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 9am 23 March 2021

Opua School NZ

School details

Opua School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 114

School number: 1063
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Physical address:
2 Franklin Street, Opua

Postal Address:
2 Franklin Street, Opua, 200