caretaker Position

Paroa School has a part time position as school caretaker commencing as soon as possible. We require someone who is experienced in maintaining buildings and grounds. This position is for 40 hours per month. Applications close 31 August 2018.

We are looking for a reliable, energetic Caretaker for our school. The position involves carrying out a wide range of duties to help us ensure that our school is maintained as a clean, safe and secure environment.

The successful applicant will be required to identify hazards and address building and ground maintenance. You will be responsible for carrying out and recording Building Warrant checks. You will be responsible for lawn mowing, weed removal and garden maintenance.

This position requires a pro­active, reliable person who is able to work alongside staff and pupils in a busy school environment. The successful candidate will have a clean police record, full driver’s license, excellent health, excellent time management skills, flexibility and a willingness to learn and have basic handyman skills to carry out repairs and maintenance.

A job description and application form are available from the Paroa School office, phone 03 7626709. If you require more details please contact the Principal, Paroa School by phone 03 7626709 or email

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Deputy Principal

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced educator to become our new Senior School Deputy Principal who:

  • Is an experienced classroom teacher, able to engage and extend students to achieve their full potential.

  • Can plan and implement a wide reaching, responsive curriculum in a 1:1 digital senior classroom.

  • Is able to form positive professional relationships and be a collaborative team player.

  • Has strong communication skills with the ability to motivate staff and students in a positive, fun loving school environment.

  • Is progressive and innovative with proven ability to initiate and lead change in a positive and inclusive manner.

  • Highly values EOTC and providing varied learning experiences for their students.

  • Actively contributes to the realisation of our school’s vision, values and strategic goals.

If you are a motivated educator with strong leadership skills and a desire to support our students to be ‘Better than Before’ please send a covering letter (including all the information you would like to be considered) with your completed application form and CV to The Principal, Paroa School, 494 Main South Road, Paroa, Greymouth 7805 or email

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