21 Nov 2023

Fixed-term Kaiako – Years 1 – 10

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu – Posted by Te Aho o Te Kura PounamuHastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand


Job Description

Fixed-Term (end of Jan – Dec 2024) 

Full-Time 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Based in either Hastings, Wairoa or Gisborne


Are you excited about the future of learning?

Work with the latest technology and be able to support akonga across NZ

Be apart collaborative and innovative culture


Ko wai mātou | About Us

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is New Zealand’s largest school with a roll of up to 24,000 ākonga (students) at any point of time. We provide personalised and authentic learning programmes through distance education from early childhood to NCEA Level 3, including to young adult and adult learners.

Our vision is to enable our ākonga to achieve their educational and personal goals, empowering them to become engaged and contributing members of their communities.

Our ākonga are at the centre of all we do.  Our learning programmes are flexible, enabling us to respond to diverse ākonga needs Ki te tī, ki te tā, ki te katoa – Anytime, anywhere, anyone.


Teaching at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Kaiako at Te Kura engage with our ākonga online and face-to-face at huinga ako (advisories) and events, and also work onsite with colleagues in our regional offices. Te Kura aims to provide flexible working arrangements, so Kaiako are able to request to work from home for up to two days per week.


Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this position:

We are looking for a creative, innovative Kaiako (teacher) who’s an expert in Years 1 – 10, to join our team based in Hastings, Wairoa or Gisborne.

It’s an exciting time at Te Kura as we continue to innovate and transform the way we provide distance learning. In our online environment, we work with the latest technologies and are constantly growing in this space.

We’re forward thinking and do things a little differently, but that doesn’t mean no student contact! You’ll interact with students at advisories, communicate with them using online tools and guide a group of students as their Learning Advisor. We are committed to seeing you grow with us and development opportunities often crop up within the school.


Ko koe tēnei | About you:

You are interested in authentic learning; you model current pedagogy and are always coming up with new ideas. You’re enthusiastic, collaborative, understand the key competencies of the New Zealand curriculum assessment practice and are committed to improving education outcomes for students.


Hei whakautu – In return

Te Kura will provide you with the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment and work in a team that offers genuine work flexibility as part of an organisation that makes a difference to ākonga (students) across New Zealand.


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply:

If you’ve nodded your head whilst reading this and thought ‘this is me!’ click that apply button, we want to hear from you!

Applications must be lodged via our career’s portal, and you must have the right to reside or work in New Zealand.


E hiahia mōhio anō ana koe? | Like to find out more?  

For more information, check out the position description, or contact Ray Edwards, Acting Regional Manger Central North Region- Te Kahui Rawhiti via email ray.edwards@tekura.school.nz


Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 21 December 2023. 

How to Apply

Please click the link to view the position description and to apply.

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Fixed-term. Job expires in 14 days.

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