Fairfield School (Levin) Manawatu/Whanganui

Permanent Y5–6 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 9:18 am 05 May 2021
Closes 5pm 21 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKNm

A permanent position is available at Fairfield School for a Scale A teacher to teach at a year level between Y5–6. 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 school website


Positions advertised online Tuesday 4 May 2021

Applications for positions close Friday 21 May 2021 (5pm)

Shortlisting of applicants  Monday 24 May

Interviews Tuesday 25 May

Offer of appointment made by Thursday 27 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

Please email your CV, application form and direct enquiries to:

Alasdair Maclean
(06) 368 5513

Download our application form
Permanent Position Fairfield School Application Pack Year 5 6May 2021

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKNm

Listed 9:18 am 05 May 2021
Closes 5pm 21 May 2021

School details

Fairfield School (Levin)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 459

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

Postal Address:
89 Macarthur Street, Levin, 5510