Crofton Downs Primary School Wellington

Y1–2 Junior 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 10:30 AM 22 October 2021
Closes 5pm 12 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQeF

Permanent team leader position (NE–Y2) 1MU.

Commencing term 1: Monday 31 January 2022.

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 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:

Justin Potter, Principal
(04) 479 2429

Vacancy reference #:1HAQeF

Listed 10:30 AM 22 October 2021
Closes 5pm 12 November 2021

Crofton Downs Primary School NZ

School details

Crofton Downs Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 207

School number: 2823
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Physical address:
Chartwell Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

Postal Address:
Chartwell Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington, 6035