Fixed Term 0.4 Job Share Position

Fixed Term 0.4  Job Share Position

Term 2-4 2019

Year 5/6 Flexible Learning Environment


We seek an energetic teacher, to work in our senior school (year 5 and 6)  who will inspire curiosity, encourage creativity, and engage children in a variety of positive learning experiences. Strengths working in a collaborative learning environment,   literacy, numeracy and the integration ICT are essential.  Strengths in Music and Māori are desirable.  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, and have a good sense of humour.

Applications close noon, Monday 25th March  2019. Please send CV and completed application form to:  Fiona Hawes, Principal, Tauranga Primary School, 31 Fifth Ave, Tauranga 3110.     Applications must include a completed Teaching Position Application Form (can be downloaded from our website).


  • 0.4 – Thursday and Fridays
  • 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.  Our TPS Learning Model is a central teaching tool we utilise for this purpose.
  • 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.  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   and Facebook page
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