Staff Vacancies

Scale A Fixed Term Position
We are seeking a highly effective and collaborative team member for 2020. We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of teaching and learning, and the ability to make learning engaging and fun. The ability to foster positive relationships and partnerships with the school community is essential. 

We have two positions available, one in the Junior Learning Team and one in the Intermediate Learning Team.  Please state year level preferences in your application.

Refer to the 2020 Fixed Term information pack for further details.

Please complete the online application and send a covering letter and CV to;

Outline in your CV;
Curriculum Strengths
Experience teaching in collaborative spaces
Relevant Professional Development

Applications close 3.30pm Monday 23rd September.

For further information email Andrew Mouat - or Penny McCauley -


We are a Y1–8 primary school, with a roll of 380 students, situated in the southern outskirts of Christchurch, with strong ties to our local community. With the promotion of our current principal we are seeking a new principal to continue to build on our excellent reputation and to lead us into the future. 
We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective leader with a passion for working with our wonderful young people, highly professional team and extremely supportive community. 

We are seeking a leader who:

  • Believes they can make a difference for the children in our community
  • Is able to build and maintain strong, caring relationships with people
  • Is an innovative leader of teachers, who aspires to new and exciting challenges
  • Sees the children at the centre of everything we do
  • Is passionate about students and their learning, participates in classroom and student activities
  • Can build and sustain collective leadership and professional community
  • Has strong interpersonal skills: approachable, open-minded, empathetic, fair, respectful, supportive, honest, loyal
  • Is a visionary and decisive leader with proven leadership in their current role
  • Has a good sense of humour and enjoys having fun.

The position will commence from 28 January, term 1, 2020 unless otherwise negotiated.

The Principal information pack can be accessed below.  The application form needs to be requested from Paul Austin the Templeton Primary School Board Chairperson ( ). 

The TPS Charter and Annual Report are available on the Board of Trustees page Templeton Primary School has had two successful 4 - 5 year ERO reviews, the first in 2013 followed by 2018.

Andrew Mouat,
Aug 21, 2019, 2:17 AM