Westland High School West Coast

Kaiako of te reo Māori and Māori performing arts

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

Te reo Māori
MITA, 2MMA, HPSTA and subsidised school accommodation available.

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:49 pm 04 May 2021
Closes 3pm 28 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKMU

Westland High School is seeking a dynamic and motivated teacher to join our team as a teacher of te reo Māori and Māori performing arts within the school’s bilingual class. This is an opportunity to work with exceptional, award winning rangatahi that have been immersed in a bilingual learning setting, from one of our contributing schools, and to grow and teach te reo me ona tikanga Māori across the broader school with our current long standing, permanent bilingual class teacher.  If you have an appreciation for stunning scenery and a vibrant arts community then Tai Poutini is the place for you!

The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable and willing to take on and implement new ideas whilst retaining the values of the School. We are a Manaiakalani digital school that embraces technology. Strong communication skills to build and sustain relationships with Mana whenua and whānau are essential. A willingness to share with staff their knowledge to assist staff in their tikanga and te reo Māori journey is an advantage.

The successful applicant must be a NZ registered teacher. To be successful in this role you will need: 

  • A willingness to learn and upskill
  • An innovative and forward-thinking approach
  • Good communication and relationship skills
  • A focus on self-reflection and continuous improvement.

This is a unique opportunity to grow and develop your leadership by joining an exceptional secondary school.  

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

(03) 755 6169

Download our application form
WHS Application Form v14

Download our job description
Job Description Kaiako of Te reo and MPA

Vacancy reference #:1HAKMU

Listed 12:49 pm 04 May 2021
Closes 3pm 28 May 2021

School details

Westland High School

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 367

School number: 305
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Physical address:
140 Hampden Street, Hokitika

Postal Address:
P O Box 154, Hokitika, 7842