Staff Vacancy

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”?

Associate Principal

We are seeking an educational leader to join our friendly Baverstock Oaks family.  Are you capable, self-driven, relational and collaborative, then please apply to join our dynamic senior leadership whānau?

Associate Principal Position 6MU

Due to promotion we have a unique opportunity to join our whānau focused school.  This position has key leadership responsibilities in our junior area of the school.  This includes  delivering the curriculum and coaching middle leaders.  We have a structured approach to literacy. The successful applicant is expected to start at the beginning of term 1, 2023. 

We seek candidates who display:

  • Leadership qualities that are inclusive, innovative and reflect high expectations
  • Strong pedagogical knowledge and proven best practice in school-wide curriculum delivery
  • A commitment to raising student achievement & achieving educational excellence
  • True passion for learning 
  • Excellent personal qualities, proven communication skills with an approachable caring attitude and ability to form positive relationships with everyone
  • Able to work in a collaborative digital environment
  • Drive schoolwide assessment and curriculum practices
  • Commitment to the coaching culture in the school
  • Energy, high motivation and organisational qualities
  • Experience in transitioning 5-year-olds into school
  • Enjoys having fun and working in a respectful, collaborative environment
  • Proven ability to develop a strong team based culture
  • Skill in a multi-cultural environment
  • Commitment to building strong connections with our school community
  • Experience in a SENCo role would be an advantage

If you are keen to be part of our Baverstock Oaks whānau refer to our website.

An information and application pack is available from:


Applications close on 17 October at noon.  

Frances Fraser

Principal’s PA/Exec Officer

[email protected]

or phone 09 2786741




Whānau Leader (2 MU) Permanent Position beginning Term 1 2023

 We have a vacancy for a Whānau Leader position in our 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 21 October.  See our website for more details

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


The role of 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 is open to learning
  • Takes responsibility for the performance management system implementation of all teachers/ learning assistants in the Whā
  • 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