Kuratau School Bay of Plenty

Y0–1 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 3:07 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 3pm 28 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASKg

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate Y0–1 teacher to join our Kuratau team where happy teachers teach, and happy children learn. This is a wonderful opportunity to teach our youngest learners in a newly renovated learning environment with a maximum of 12 students.  

About Kuratau School:

  • We are a rural school, and we hold fast to our rural roots
  • We focus on environmental education, and encourage our children to be the “kaitiaki” of their surroundings
  • We have high expectations of each child, and provide a learning pathway they can take ownership of
  • Kuratau School is a unique place to teach and learn and we pride ourselves on providing exciting learning opportunities in our natural environment including: kayaking, skiing and caring for our wetland.

This is an amazing opportunity to become part of a supportive school community in the beautiful Kuratau area. We are situated 15 minutes from Turangi, on the doorstep of the beautiful Southern Lake Taupo and Whakapapa ski field.   

If you want to join an awesome school and enjoy the incredible outdoor opportunities that surround us then we would love to hear from you. If you are interested in relocating we can help arrange accommodation.

We are looking for a teacher who can display the following skills and attributes:

  • Collaborative team player
  • Innovative thinker 
  • Great sense of humour
  • Willing to be adaptable, flexible and reflective.

In your covering letter please tell us why you would be an asset to our school. We encourage interested applicants to visit our school - email to arrange a time.

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter, application form and direct enquiries to:

Shirley Bailey or Bronwyn Hunt
2244 State Highway 41, RD1, Turangi 3381
(027) 697 3587 or (027) 441 0172

Download our application form
Year 0 1 Job Application v2.docx

Vacancy reference #:1HASKg

Listed 3:07 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 3pm 28 January 2022

Kuratau School NZ

School details

Kuratau School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 87

School number: 1785
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Physical address:
2244 State Highway 41, Kuratau, Turangi

Postal Address:
2244 State Highway 41 RD 1, Turangi, 3381.0