Otonga Road School Bay of Plenty

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

Listed 9:59 AM 20 July 2021
Closes 3pm 03 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANQe

As a result of one of our teachers taking up a permanent position elsewhere, we are looking for a fantastic teacher to join our fabulous Otonga team.

You will be working with a highly supportive Y3–4 team who are continually striving for excellence and who provide an innovative creative programme. We are developing our Visible Learning philosophy, it would be an advantage if you have had experience or an interest in this area. We have a child centred approach, are always looking for ways for staff to grow, thus applicants should be open to learning.

You will have adequate curriculum knowledge, future-focused ideals with strengths/interest in using The Learning Progressions Frameworks (LPFs). The applicant will display effective classroom management skills and knowledge of using digital technology as a tool to enhance learning. The teacher will be an energetic, motivated, committed professional who is a team player and who has the skills and enthusiasm to enable our children to become the best they can be. 

Our school is located in the southern suburbs of Rotorua and has a roll of 560 students of which 22% identify as Māori. There are an increasing number of students with diverse ethnicities, including students for whom English is a second language who come to our multicultural school. 

The school vision is to develop learners that are confident, connected, actively involved, visible learners. It is supported by the values of manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, manawanui and whanaungatanga. Our current strategic goals include a focus on student progress by understanding the LPFs and tracking progress using PaCT. Ongoing curriculum development in the areas of Cultural Responsiveness, STEAM and Learning Through Play are other top priorities. We are a member of the Rotorua Central Kahui Ako Community of Learning.

Previous applicants will be considered no need to reapply.

How to apply

Please email your CV to:

Gareth Cunliffe, Principal
(07) 348 6443

Vacancy reference #:1HANQe

Listed 9:59 AM 20 July 2021
Closes 3pm 03 August 2021

School details

Otonga Road School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 529

School number: 1875
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Physical address:
105 Otonga Road, Springfield, Rotorua

Postal Address:
105 Otonga Road, Springfield, Rotorua, 3015