Staff Vacancy

Teacher/Learner (Scale A) Due to a staff member relocating out of Auckland we have an unexpected vacancy available to teach in our family centred school.

Are you interested in an opportunity to teach and learn in a learning environment where we all are “Learning to Grow: Growing to Learn”? Does the possibility of working with highly skilled and collaborative colleagues inspire and excite you?

Take the next step in your career by joining our dynamic school. We have one fixed term position available for someone who believes in finding the potential in every child they teach. The successful applicant must have strong curriculum knowledge underpinned by effective pedagogy and assessment practices. To be able to strategically organise, meet deadlines and manage themselves as a professional are attributes the applicant must have.

This is a Year 4 position and commences at the beginning of Term 3 2019.

Applications close Friday 24 May 2019. See our website for more details about our school www.baverstock.school.nz.
Please submit a CV, letter of application and names and contact details of three referees to Genée Crowley, Principal – [email protected]

Application Information
What is a Teacher/Learner?
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:
● Lives our six core values every day
● Loves people and is focused on the well-being of the whole person
● Builds strong working relationships with all staff and the wider school community so the school functions effectively as a whole

● Believes in finding the potential in every child they learn with

● Is open to learning and growing

● Has strong curriculum knowledge underpinned by effective pedagogy and assessment practices.

● Is strategically organised and able to effectively meet deadlines and manage themselves as a professional

● Values open communication between colleagues and between school & home

Collaborative Teacher in our Acorns (Junior) area (Scale A) – Permanent
We have a very unique opportunity that has arisen due to an unexpected position becoming available at our friendly, family orientated school.

Do you have experience in teaching 5-year olds as they transition into school?

We run a unique reception programme for our 5-year olds that meets the needs of children at this stage in their schooling. We have cohort entries twice a term so children are transitioned with a group of children they have built relationships with.

They remain in our reception area for 10 weeks where they have the opportunity to be involved in a well-supported Play Based Learning Programme. Alongside the Play Based Learning Programme equal importance is given to instructional teaching around numeracy and literacy. Strong pedagogical, assessment and curriculum knowledge is essential.

Does the opportunity excite you? Do you have the skills required?
● A strong working content knowledge and effective pedagogy of the current literacy and numeracy practices across the curriculum
● Empathy
● The natural ability to form positive relationships with parents and children from many cultures
● The ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated team who put the child at the centre of all they do
● A sense of humour
● Dedication and commitment to do the best possible job for the children you learn with
● A learner who is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to meet the needs of the children they teach and learn with
● A true personal alignment with our Six Core Values
● Is strategically organised and able to effectively meet deadlines and manage themselves as a professional

We encourage any interested applicant to come and visit to see how this exciting and successful programme runs.

Applications close Friday 24 May 2019. See our website to learn more about our unique school. www.baverstock.school.nz
Please submit a CV, letter of application and names and contact details of three referees to Genée Crowley, Principal [email protected]