Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Tasman/Nelson

Team leader

General, Team Leader

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

Listed 4:04 PM 28 October 2021
Closes 5pm 14 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQn5

Team leader, Southern

Permanent full-time (1.0FTE)

Based in Nelson 

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is New Zealand's largest school. We provide personalised and authentic learning programmes through distance education for learners from early childhood to NCEA Level 3, including to young adult and adult learners. 

Our vision is to enable our students to achieve their educational and personal goals, empowering them to become engaged and contributing members of their communities. 

It's an exciting time at Te Kura and we are looking for an innovative and collaborative team leader to join the Southern Region.  

You'll have an in-depth understanding of big picture principles and implementation, great interpersonal skills and have a proven record of managing a group of teachers, plus a track record of working positively to deliver on organisational strategic direction. You'll manage the team, assist with building a dynamic teaching and learning environment and ensure the delivery of high-quality teaching and pastoral support to our ākonga (students). 

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to further develop their expertise in:

  • Leadership and management, including performance and staff development
  • Enabling ākonga (students) to achieve
  • Planning and assessment
  • Effective relationship management
  • Influencing and supporting the professional practice of kaiako
  • Building strong relationships that hold a team together and enabling effective collaboration
  • Connecting and working closely with others. 

There is a teaching component to this role so applicants must be trained teachers with current NZ registration and relevant qualifications. 

If this sounds like you, and you are looking to join a forward thinking, innovative organisation, apply now! 

Keen to know more about Te Kura, listen to Mike Hollings our Chief Executive, talk about the school.

How to apply

Please apply through the vacancy link. For further information, view the position description via the vacancy link, or contact:

Amy Stewart
(027) 261 9840

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQn5

Listed 4:04 PM 28 October 2021
Closes 5pm 14 November 2021

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu NZ

School details

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Type: Correspondence School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 99
Roll: 6833

School number: 498
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Physical address:
11 Portland Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
Private Bag 39992, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt, 5045