Mathematics Teacher (Ref # 387), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand

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Tolaga Bay Area SchoolTolaga Bay, New Zealand

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Start date: 1, January 2018 or by negotiation
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Tolaga Bay Area School is a culturally diverse and inclusive school, with a commitment to the achievement of their Maori students. The school’s motto is ‘Unrelenting Achievement with Attitude', and this is upheld through the range of experiences and opportunities to learn. There is a focus on fostering and promoting students’ culture, tikanga, and celebrating their whanau, community and iwi.

You will be joining a small, supportive team of teachers who share a commitment to professional development. They are open to change and accept the challenge of finding new ways of working. You will be the only mathematics teacher at the school and therefore you have the ability to develop the mathematics curriculum to maximise student achievement. With a role of 260 students from Years 1-13, you will have the ability to lead small classes to their full potential. A management unit may be available, and there is a school house to rent.

The school values the incorporation of modern technology across their curriculum and within their facilities. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards or multimedia projectors and screens, and they have a number of specialised learning spaces within their school. In addition, students have a 1:1 ratio of a Chromebook or IPad, and all teachers are allocated a laptop.

A stunning school setting and localised curriculum has students as active participants in environmental sustainability programs in the community. They represent among the largest improvements in NCEA pass rates for any school in the country, and have many initiatives in place to continue their growing success.

Tolaga Bay Area School is flanked by the river and the bay, both of which are weaved through the curriculum. Described as the ‘hub of the community’, the school is a focal point for many events, activities and initiatives. A 40 minute drive from Gisborne, the stunning coastal Tolaga Bay is home to New Zealand’s longest wharf. The population is predominantly Maori, and the bay is a centre of the Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti iwi.

To request an information and application pack for this rewarding role email the Candidate Care team at careteam@edperson.co.nz quoting reference number #387. The successful candidate will commence Term 1, January 2018 or by negotiation.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: Resolution Street, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 6 862 6765
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Located in Tolaga Bay, on New Zealand’s east coast, Tolaga Bay Area School is a co-educational school offering places to students aged 5-17, making it a composite school is accordance with New Zealand educational policy. The school has around 260 stu...