Whānau Leader (2 MU) Permanent Position beginning Term 1 2023
Due to promotion within our school we have a vacancy for a Whānau Leader position in the Senior School. Are you interested in an opportunity to teach and learn in a collaborative, supportive learning environment where we all are “Learning to Grow: Growing to Learn”?
We are looking for a highly capable and committed leader to join our whānau. The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher, have the ability to build effective relationships with all, inspire staff, and contribute positively to professional teaching and learning.
You will work closely with our other school leaders and there will be plenty of opportunities to further develop your leadership skills and teaching and learning pedagogy. There are also further opportunities for Fixed Term Units for Curriculum Leadership.
All candidates must hold a current New Zealand teaching registration.
Applications close Friday 12 August. See our website for more details www.baverstock.school.nz
Please contact Frances Fraser for an Application Pack [email protected]
What is a Whanau Leader?
A facilitator, a mentor, a teacher, a learner, part of a team leveraging off collective and individual strengths for the benefit of learners.
A person who:
- Models our six core values every day
- Loves people and is focused on the well being of the whole person
- Builds strong working relationships with the total staff so the school functions effectively as a whole
- Is an authentic person, rather than a position
- Takes overall responsibility for tone, planning, assessment, and reporting for their Whānau
- Has a strong working content knowledge and effective pedagogy of the current literacy and numeracy practices across the curriculum
- Wants to grow in leadership skills and open to learning
- Takes responsibility for the performance management system implementation of all teachers/ learning assistants in the Whānau.
- Is strategically organised and forward-looking (modelling meeting deadlines before expecting others to) managing themselves as a professional
- Ensures open communication between colleagues and between school and the wider community