Staff Vacancy

Whanau Leader (2 MU) Permanent Position

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 Junior team starting 28 January 2021. 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 develop further your leadership skills and teaching and learning pedagogy.

All candidates must hold a current New Zealand teaching registration.

Applications close Friday 14 August at 12 pm.  See our website for more details


School visits are welcome –  please contact Frances Fraser to arrange [email protected]


Please contact Frances Fraser for an Application Pack [email protected]


Application Information


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 Whanau
  • 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 Whanau.
  • 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 wider community