Staff Positions Available

Job Title: School Administrator

Location: Taipa Area School, New Zealand

Advert closes: 15th January 2023 (3 pm) 

Type: Permanent  (Minimum 30 hours per week)

Taipa Area School seeks a highly organised and efficient individual to join our team as a School Administrator. This important role involves providing crucial administrative support to ensure our student attendance is accounted for and effectively functioning. The successful candidate will be key in maintaining a well-organised school calendar, managing records, and assisting Deputy Principals with various administrative tasks. Experience in a school setting is advantageous but not mandatory; however, a keen attention to detail, strong organisational skills, and multitasking are essential.


  • Manage day-to-day administrative tasks to support the efficient operation of the school.
  • Maintain accurate records, including student attendance and parent evening data.
  • Assist with communication between staff, parents, and students.
  • Coordinate meetings and events, including preparation of materials and documentation.
  • Provide general office support, including answering phones and responding to inquiries.
  • Collaborate with teaching and support staff to ensure a positive school environment.


  • Previous administrative experience, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong literacy skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in computer applications, in particular the Google Suite.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CVs and a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience to 

The deadline for applications is 15th January 2023. Taipa Area School is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Join our dedicated team and contribute to the success of Taipa Area School!


Job Title: Caretaker (35 Hours per week)

Location: Taipa Area School, New Zealand

Application Deadline: 15th January 2023 (3:00 pm)

Taipa Area School is seeking a diligent Caretaker to join our team. The role of the Caretaker is of utmost importance in ensuring the school facilities are functional and well-maintained. Previous experience in building maintenance would be highly beneficial as the successful candidate will be responsible for the upkeep of the school premises daily. Additionally, the candidate will be required to use chemicals to maintain the pool’s clarity and perform some spraying around the school.


  • Conduct routine maintenance/Health and Safety tasks to ensure the cleanliness and safety of the school facilities and school vehicles.
  • Perform minor repairs and coordinate with external contractors for larger maintenance projects.
  • Monitor and address health and safety concerns within the school premises and complete forms on a digital platform when required.
  • Manage waste disposal and recycling programs.
  • Assist with setting up and organising spaces for school events and activities.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address maintenance needs promptly.


  • Previous experience in building maintenance or a related field is highly desirable.
  • Ability to perform minor repairs and maintenance tasks.
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Some knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Honest with a sense of humour.
  • Flexibility and willingness to address urgent issues outside of regular working hours.

To Apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to contribute to the upkeep of Taipa Area School, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Zinnia Smith: 

The application deadline is 15th January 2024. Taipa Area School is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Join our team and play a vital role in maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for our students and staff at Taipa Area School!

Taipa Area School are seeking relief teachers with a current New Zealand registration who are available on a day to day basis. Our ideal relievers will be able to create positive relationships with our tamariki as well as follow a teaching and learning programme left by the class teacher. Beginning teachers are welcome to apply.
If you require any further information please contact the school office (09) 406 0159.