Careers at Thorndon School: 


Thorndon School: Te Kura o Pipitea



Fixed Term Junior Postion  

We are seeking to appoint a Fixed Term teacher to join the Year 1/2 Team of our kura from Monday, 22 July, finishing at the end of 2019 (20 December). This vacancy has arisen on account of annual roll growth in this area of the school.

Anyone applying for this position will need to be prepared to work collaboratively as part of a team. Our school has recently been rebuilt and the teacher appointed to this position will be working in our beautiful new studio space with three other teachers. These teachers work collaboratively, planning and teaching together. Your teaching knowledge and experience will make a significant contribution to the performance of the team. You will be entering a very dynamic environment where the development and wellbeing of the students will be the priority.

It would be advantageous to have had some experience in teaching in the Junior area and/or in a collaborative teaching space.

Key attributes of the successful candidate include:


·         A growth mindset.

·         The passion and ability to promote learning.

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         A commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi:  te reo me tikanga Maori.

·         Having a strong interest in the students, their families and the community.

·         A proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships.

·         Being an energetic, contributing team player.




If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of the Thorndon School team, then we would be delighted to hear from you. 


Please find links to relevant background information below:


Job Description


Charter and Strategic Plan 2019 - 2021


Thorndon ‘High Fives’ - AKO 


The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday, 24 May 2019.  Your application is to comprise of a covering letter and current CV, your current teacher certification status, and the names of at least three referees (referees will not be contacted without your permission).


Applications are to be submitted electronically to:


Hela Isaac

Office Manager

Tel. 04 4724267