Fairfield School (Levin) Manawatu/Whanganui

Y5–6 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 2:35 PM 22 October 2021
Closes 5pm 05 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQf6

A permanent position for a Y5–6 teacher is available at our school. We are seeking a highly engaging and innovative teacher with a sound understanding of the curriculum to join our team. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment, where teachers are well supported professionally, then Fairfield would like to hear from you! 

Application packs are available from our website: www.fairfieldlevin.school.nz 

All applications should be emailed to amaclean@fairfieldlevin.school.nz 

Timeline for appointment

Positions advertised online Friday 22 October.

Shortlisting of applicants Monday 8 November.

Interviews: Wednesday 10 November. 

Offer of appointment made by Friday 12 November. Successful applicant notified.

Position commencement term 1 2022. 

School philosophy. We have spent considerable time researching, reading, and understanding educational theory and neuroscience to inform and develop our own child-centred curriculum. We also adhere to a play-based philosophy, which allows our younger children to be immersed in authentic, practical learning.

Our philosophy is based on the following dispositions: 

Child Centred


Hands On/Practical 


Interest Based

Play Based

Rich Tasks

  Choice and Voice

Formative Practice

Intrinsic Motivation

Creativity Partnership


Growth Mindset

Applicants would need to be willing and receptive to adhere to our philosophy. Our criteria for the appointment will be made in relation to the applicant’s ability and willingness to implement the above philosophies.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Alasdair Maclean
89 MacArthur Street
(027) 368 1143

Download our application form
Permanent Year 5 6 v2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQf6

Listed 2:35 PM 22 October 2021
Closes 5pm 05 November 2021

Fairfield School (Levin) NZ

School details

Fairfield School (Levin)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 478

School number: 2838
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Physical address:
89 Macarthur Street, Levin

Postal Address:
89 Macarthur Street, Levin, 5510