Arahunga School Manawatu/Whanganui

Specialist teacher – based in Whanganui classes

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

Listed 2:33 PM 08 December 2021
Closes 5pm 14 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HARwN

This is an exciting opportunity for an effective and experienced teacher to join our team of specialist teachers. We are seeking an approachable and highly motivated teacher who enjoys working collaboratively and creatively. We are looking for someone who has a passion for working with students who have complex needs and has experience in fostering educational success for all learners. 

This is a position for a fully registered teacher with initiative and strong organisational skills. You would work collaboratively with a team to teach a small class of students with a diverse range of needs.

The following experience will be an advantage:

  • Empathy and understanding of working with students who are ORS funded
  • Strengths in effectively managing complex behaviours 
  • Sound curriculum knowledge and the ability to adapt learning programmes, resources and environment for complex learners
  • Ability to motivate and engage a diverse range of learners
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of teachers aides
  • Self motivation and creatively 
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills 
  • Conducting and implementing Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Physical fitness to carry out the demands of the role. 

If you would like more information about the school and/or this position please contact the Principal via phone or email for an information pack. 

Start date will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Our preference will be for a full-time teacher, but this is also negotiable.

How to apply

Please email your CV, covering letter, the names of at least 2 professional referees and direct enquiries to:

Shirley Wisnewski, Principal
(027) 766 4465

Vacancy reference #:1HARwN

Listed 2:33 PM 08 December 2021
Closes 5pm 14 January 2022

Arahunga School NZ

School details

Arahunga School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 44

School number: 2334
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Physical address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui

Postal Address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui, 4501