Scale A Samoan Bilingual Teacher

Posted 16 January 2024
Job type Permanent

Job description

Job reference - 36123

  • Small class sizes with high levels of learning assistant and therapist support
  • Generous provision for professional learning
  • A great Samoan community and support

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We are on the hunt for a Samoan 'Wayfinder' to join a well established team at Aotearoa's first Samoan Bilingual Satellite unit for students with High and Very High learning needs.

Details of the role

  • Delivering high-quality instruction to students in both English and Samoan languages, ensuring effective bilingual education
  • Passion, energy, and a commitment to growing experiences in language, culture and learning is a must
  • Creating a positive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters student engagement
  • Collaborating with other teachers and therapists and support staff to develop and implement strategies for student success
  • You will be working with children/youth across a wide age range between 5 and 21 years of age with High and Very High learning needs


  • NZ teacher practising certificate and eligibility to work in NZ is essential
  • Able to speak some Samoan, as well as English
  • Must have Samoan heritage and understanding of Samoan culture

How to apply
Applications from those wanting to relocate from elsewhere within NZ are welcome. If you are based offshore and wanting to move to New Zealand and meet the requirements - please APPLY NOW. We are able to assist you with your visa requirements making the process easy and seamless.

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