The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum and demonstrate experience in the effective use of pedagogies for students with a wide range of learning, educational, cultural and social capabilities. They will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, recent and effective leadership experience (curriculum related) and view education through a culturally responsive lens.
We aim to create a safe learning environment where high student achievement is prioritised, parent and community engagement is encouraged; inclusive collaborative learning is promoted and relationship-based learning (the North-East teacher), recognising New Zealand’s cultural diversity and the place of tikanga and te reo Māori is nurtured and championed.
Our exceptional kaiako will:
Work collaboratively with everyone towards the successful implementation of our strategic direction and annual goals
Build positive relationships with staff, students, whānau, other schools and external agencies
Be a future-focused, and innovative thinker with the ability to both inspire and lead change with a diverse staff and community
Communicate effectively with a variety of audiences both orally and in writing
Use IT confidently and creatively to support the development of robust systems and procedures
Open to developing their own leadership capabilities
And, model exceptional teaching practice.
Our staff are our super-power and we believe our new team member will be pivotal to continuing the uniquely supportive culture of our school. Successful applicants will have a passion for teaching and learning, a sense of humour and the ability to work effectively with the team that includes, kaiako, teacher aides and support staff, to inspire learning schoolwide.