Baverstock Oaks School Auckland

Whānau leader

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Syndicate leader

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 4:02 PM 17 October 2021
Closes 12pm 29 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQVv

Are you interested in an opportunity to teach, learn and lead others in a collaborative, supportive learning environment where we all are “Learning to Grow: Growing to Learn”?  

We are looking for a highly capable and committed leader to join our team. The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher, have the ability to build effective relationships with all, inspire staff, and contribute positively to professional teaching and learning.

You will work closely with senior and other middle school leaders. There will be plenty of opportunities to develop your leadership capabilities, and further your pedagogical knowledge around teaching and learning, including opportunities to lead a specific curriculum area with an extra fixed term unit available.  We invest into our leaders and provide professional development that supports and grows inspiring leaders. 

School visits are welcome -  please contact Frances Fraser to arrange 


Application information

What is a whānau leader?

A facilitator, a mentor, a teacher, a learner, part of a team leveraging off collective and individual strengths for the benefit of learners.  

A person who:

  • Models our six core values every day
  • Loves people and is focused on the well being of the whole person 
  • Builds strong working relationships with the total staff so the school functions effectively as a whole
  • Is an authentic person, rather than a position
  • Takes overall responsibility for tone, planning, assessment, and reporting for their whānau
  • Has a strong working content knowledge and effective pedagogy of the current literacy and numeracy practices across the curriculum
  • Wants to grow in leadership skills and open to learning
  • Takes responsibility for the professional growth cycle of all teachers in the whānau.
  • Is strategically organised and forward-looking (modelling meeting deadlines before expecting others to) managing themselves as a professional
  • Ensures open communication between colleagues and between school and the wider community.

How to apply

Please contact Frances Fraser for an application pack Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Frances Fraser
(021) 157 0638

Vacancy reference #:1HAQVv

Listed 4:02 PM 17 October 2021
Closes 12pm 29 October 2021

Baverstock Oaks School NZ

School details

Baverstock Oaks School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 693

School number: 6960
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Physical address:
21 Baverstock Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

Postal Address:
21 Baverstock Road, Flat Bush, Manukau, 2016