Teaching Vacancy

Fixed Term Roll Growth Teacher T3 and 4 2019

We seek a collaborative new entrant teacher who will inspire curiosity, encourage creativity, and engage learners in a variety of quality learning experiences. ECE teacher applications welcomed.  The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and will be prepared to work closely with the New Entrant/Year 1 teaching team, sharing their skills and strengths to grow our learning community.

Learning to learn is a key principle in our TPS curriculum and it is essential that you work well with others, are a learner with a growth mindset, and have a good sense of humour.

Applications close 12pm, Friday 10th  May   Please refer to our website for an application form www.tauranga.school.nz .   Send CV, to Principal, 31 Fifth Avenue, Tauranga 3110  email: principal@tauranga.school.nz



  • Advertised online – in Gazette 17th April
  • Job application process closes 10th May 3pm
  • Interviewing week starting 13th May.


  • Applicants need to be prepared to work in as a New Entrant teacher –  who will work very closely with the permanent new entrant /Year 1 teachers in a highly collaborative manner. 
  • Experience with Play Based Learning is an advantage.
  • It is very important that we employ staff who will embrace working in a collaborative culture where we all have collective responsibility for all learners in our school.  We work as a team and learn from the practice of our colleagues. 
  • Early Childhood teachers welcome to apply
  • Would not suit a Beginning Teacher.
  • Learning to Learn is the key principle in our TPS Curriculum.  Developing both the knowledge, skills and dispositions as a learner are embodied in all that we do.  Our TPS Learning Model and Learning Pit are central teaching tools we utilise for this purpose.
  • We base our phonics teaching on  Yolanda Soryl phonics (PLD is provided if necessary).
  • Mindfulness is a school wide practice – PLD is provided if necessary.
  • We are a part of a local Kāhui Ako (COL)  where our overarching inquiry is based on Culturally Responsive and Relational Practices.  All teachers are expected to reflect on and grow their practice in this area.
  • To learn more about our school and our curriculum please look on the school website www.tauranga.school.nz   and Facebook page
  • Applicants must complete an application form to be considered.  (as per the Vulnerable Children Act)   Forms can be downloaded from our school website.

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