Positions Available

Deputy Principal Yrs 0-8

Raglan Area School is a vibrant, bicultural school in the Waikato region. The school is situated on a small peninsula overlooking Whaingaroa Harbour and sitting beneath Maunga Karioi. Our landscape and environment is an important part of our community and our school and we’re very proud to share it with new staff not familiar with our town.

2018 will be a big year for our school and we’re seeking a dynamic Deputy Principal to take responsibility of the Junior and Intermediate areas, Yrs 0-8. There is much work to be done and we’re looking for the right person to help us work toward achieving our charter objectives in 2018.

You will work alongside our School Principal and Deputy Principal responsible for Years 9-13 on the Leadership team striving to improve student engagement and outcomes for all students.

You’ll be passionate about lifting student achievement levels and be able to demonstrate experience of this in a previous position along with your passion for teaching and learning. You’ll be an inspirational and innovative leader who is focused on student well-being. An empathetic and collaborative style of working and communicating is preferred.

You will promote our school’s mission statement and charter, demonstrating a strong commitment to Tikanga Māori and Te Reo within our diverse community (although the ability to speak Te Reo is not required, it is an advantage).

You will have proven experience in curriculum development, student assessment, and pastoral care along with strong evidence of collaborative engagement with whānau and community. Strengths in e-learning, restorative practices, and data analysis are advantageous.

A school house may be available to the successful applicant. Our Board welcomes your interest and application for this position.

Please go to the advertisement on Education Gazette for more information and to apply.

Applications close on Tuesday 23 January 2018.

Experienced Teacher, Yrs 1-4

You will be experienced in, and passionate about teaching Y1–4 students and will have a thorough understanding of the requirements of the curriculum especially in literacy. A commitment to tikanga and te reo is preferable. The ability to lead a curriculum area that is a passion is an advantage as is evidence of successful acceleration pedagogies for students. This is an opportunity to join a school that is committed to biculturalism and engaging with students to achieve excellence.

Our BOT welcomes your interest and application for this position.

Please see our listing on the Education Gazette for further information, and to apply. 

Sportsfit Coordinator

This is a part-time, 15 hours per week role when the Kura is open (40 weeks per year).

As Sportsfit Cordinator you will:

  • Support the student participation in physical activities, sport and recreation.
  • Develop, in conjunction with key staff, including the HOD PE, programmes to engage students in the above.
  • Build links between school and community.
  • Liaise with Sport Waikato.
  • Support RAS participation in the Western Cluster, North Waikato Cluster and Area School events.
  • Add updates to school webpage regarding school sports events participated in.

This is a Grade B Associate Scale of the School Support Staff Collective agreement.

For enquiries and to apply please email: principal@raglanarea.school.nz before closing date of 19 January 2018.