Wigram Primary School - Te Piki Kāhu Canterbury

Team 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 4:39 PM 17 October 2021
Closes 4pm 02 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQWE

Wigram Primary School has often been described as a school with a strong whanaungatanga culture where staff are well supported and valued. We are a growing school within a very ethnically diverse community.

This position is for a Y1 team leader (leading 2 or 3 others) and is made available to a person with the following qualities and skills:

  • Places a high value on building strong relationships with ākonga, fellow colleagues and our whānau
  • Has the ability to relate well to all cultures
  • Has proven experience working within a collaborative setting and is comfortable leading a collaborative team. We are looking for a person who has shown that they can work alongside other people well, and are flexible
  • Is an innovative practitioner with experience/background in learning through play
  • Rich experience and knowledge of the Literacy Curriculum - this will be an area that the person will help lead across the school
  • Ability to grow and develop with the growing school
  • Has shown that they are a hard worker, reflective, adaptive and have a growth mindset
  • Has a great sense of humour to go along with our highly collegial staff.
  • Has a strong understanding of the NZ Curriculum, and may bring other skills to the curriculum role.

The appointed person will be released, along with our four other team leaders, one day a week, where they will work closely as a leadership team on the strategic goals of the school, and their literacy portfolio across the school.

We will provide 2 permanent units for the team leader role and 1 fixed-term unit for the literacy portfolio.

If this sounds like you, we would love to meet you.

How to apply

Please send current CV, application form and letter of application, and direct enquiries to:

Heather Walkinshaw, Principal
(03) 349 7325

Vacancy reference #:1HAQWE

Listed 4:39 PM 17 October 2021
Closes 4pm 02 November 2021

Wigram Primary School - Te Piki Kāhu NZ

School details

Wigram Primary School - Te Piki Kāhu

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 357

School number: 3505
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Physical address:
5 The Runway, Wigram, Christchurch

Postal Address:
5 The Runway, Wigram, Christchurch, 8042