Puketapu School (New Plymouth) Taranaki

Y4–6 or Y7–8 Scale A 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 2:47 PM 06 September 2021
Closes Noon 24 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPSy

At Puketapu School we believe that our students contribute to their learning, their whanau and their community, they are communicators, they are kind to themselves, others and their environment, they are learners, they have a strong sense of belonging and they look after their own wellbeing.

Are you a kind and courageous kaiako looking to be part of a collaborative team?  We are seeking an inclusive teacher to teach our Y7–8 akonga, starting term 1, 2022.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Shows our school values (Kia Kaha – Do your best, Kia Māia – Be Courageous, Kia Manawanui – Have a heart) in their daily lives 
  • Will bring the curriculum alive through the use of sport, Te Reo, the arts, music, digital technologies and more
  • Will collaborate with other teachers to personalise the learning for all akonga
  • Has a passion for taking the learning outside of the classroom
  • Has excellent empowerment, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Is a team player who contributes to all aspects of life at our Kura
  • Is innovative and willing to try new ways of approaching things.

Position start date: Term 1, 2022 

There is the possibility of leadership and units attached dependent on experience, please make your areas of expertise clear.

We welcome experienced and beginning teachers to apply. We pride ourselves as a school community on being caring, supportive and a fantastic school to be part of.

How to apply

Download an application form from www.puketapu.school.nz. Email your completed application, CV and an inspiring covering letter outlining your strengths and interests to:

Ngatai Walker, Principal
(06) 755 0973

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPSy

Listed 2:47 PM 06 September 2021
Closes Noon 24 September 2021

Puketapu School (New Plymouth) NZ

School details

Puketapu School (New Plymouth)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 397

School number: 2223
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Physical address:
Dillon Drive, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
Dillon Drive, Bell Block, New Plymouth, 4312