2019 Teaching Vacancies

Permanent and Fixed Term teaching positions Commencing Term 1 2019

We seek energetic teachers who will inspire curiosity, encourage creativity, and engage children in a variety of positive learning experiences. Strengths in literacy, numeracy and the integration ICT are essential. The successful applicants will be prepared to share their skills and strengths to grow our collaborative Professional 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, have a good sense of humour. Play-based learning is an area we are looking to develop further in 2019.

Applications close noon, Wednesday 3rd October. Please send CV with a letter of application and 3 referees to: Fiona Hawes, Principal, Tauranga Primary School, 31 Fifth Ave, Tauranga 3110. principal@tauranga.school.nz.   

Applications must include a completed Teaching Position Application Form - download below

  • Applicants need to be prepared to work in any area of the school. Positions ( at various year levels) will be offered dependent on the strengths of the successful applicants.

  • 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.

  • We are looking for highly collaborative teachers who are interested in working in Flexible Learning Environments – our middle and senior school teams all operate in learning hubs of 2 or 3 teachers.

  • 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.

  • We are developing play based strategies in our junior school, and strengthens or experience in this would be an advantage for one of the positions.

  • All teachers are expected to use Yolanda Soryl phonics teaching (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 over arching inquiry is based on Culturally Responsive and Relational Practices.

  • To learn more about our school and our curriculum please look on the school website www.tauranga.school.nz and Facebook page

    • Advertised online 10th September • Closes 3rd October
    • Interviewing 10 and 12th October

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