Crofton Downs primary school is a place of learning, exploring, creating and thinking that values every child.
We are on the lookout for a special educator to lead our junior pod into the future.
Are you an innovative, experienced and effective teacher looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about the curriculum and excited about play-based approaches to learning? Would you like to develop your leadership skills at a school where everyone is a learner?
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive teaching and leadership team with a positive school culture where our learners are empowered to demonstrate their Spark.
We are looking for a leader who:
Has Heart: the ability to build positive relationships with students, whānau and staff
Drives Success: has excellent pedagogical knowledge and is culturally responsive: ensuring the well-being and progress of our diverse community of learners
Has Creativity: thrives in a collaborative, creative and fun environments
Has the Courage to promote learner agency, play-based inquiry and innovation.
If you are passionate about meeting the needs of our CDPS learners and are excited about further developing our play-based approach, we look forward to hearing from you. Previous leadership experience is preferred, but not essential for the right candidate. Please state your areas of strength, professional goals and personal interests in your covering letter.
Applications open: Friday 22 October
Interview date: Friday 19 November
Positions commence: term 1: Monday 31 January 2022.
Thank you for your interest in our school that has a Big Spirit. We look forward to your application.
Visits are encouraged.
How to apply
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form and job description. Please submit: a cover letter, your current CV and the application of employment with the names of 3 professional referees to: