Fairfield School (Levin) Manawatu/Whanganui

Y3–4 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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 2:13 pm 31 March 2021
Closes 5pm 03 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJUf

A permanent position is available at Fairfield School for a Scale A teacher to teach at a year level between Y3–4. We are seeking a highly engaging and innovative teacher with a sound understanding of the curriculum to join our team. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment, where teachers are well supported professionally, then Fairfield would like to hear from you! 

Application packs are available from our website. 


Positions advertised online Wednesday 31 March 2021

Applications for positions close Monday 3 May 2021 (5pm)

Shortlisting of applicants Tuesday 4 May

Interviews Thursday 6 May

Offer of appointment made by Monday 10 May, 2021 – Successful applicants notified.

Position commencement term 3, 2021.

FAIRFIELD SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY – At Fairfield School we have spent considerable time researching, reading and understanding educational theory and neuroscience to inform and develop our own child centred curriculum. We also adhere to a play based philosophy, which allows our younger children to be immersed in authentic, practical learning.

Our philosophy is based on the following dispositions:

Child Centred


Hands On/Practical 


Interest Based

Play Based

Rich Tasks

  Choice and Voice

Formative Practice

Intrinsic Motivation

Creativity Partnership


Growth Mindset

 Applicants would need to be willing and receptive to adhere to our philosophy and adopt our explicit structured literacy approach. Our criteria for appointment will be made in relation to the applicant’s ability and willingness to implement the above philosophies.

How to apply

All applications should be emailed. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Alasdair Maclean
(06) 368 5513

Download our application form
Permanent Position Fairfield School Application Pack March 2021

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAJUf

Listed 2:13 pm 31 March 2021
Closes 5pm 03 May 2021

School details

Fairfield School (Levin)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 494

School number: 2838
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Physical address:
89 Macarthur Street, Levin

Postal Address:
89 Macarthur Street, Levin, 5510