Within School Teachers

Roles and Responsibilities:


Core function of the Within School Teachers (WSTs):

  • Develop and review their own school action plan based on data which is generated through Rongohia te Hau and other profiling evidence
  • Build capacity of culturally responsive and relational pedagogy (CR & RP) across their school
  • Lead staff PD based on the needs of their school
  • Report progress to senior leadership team, BOT and lead AST
  • Provide next steps to inform school senior leadership team based on findings
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff within their school, through shadow coaching in CR & RP


ASTs supporting WSTs

  • Develop and build capacity of WSTs in CR & RP to support other teachers within their schools
  • Coaching and mentoring of CR & RP - through shadow coaching/in class support
  • Guide and support WSTs in delivering PD to staff
  • Provide networking connections for WSTs within our Kāhui Ako
  • Work alongside WSTs and Senior Leadership teams to analyse, and make links with the school’s strategic plan and initiatives, through individual school action plans
Copy of The WST of Tauranga Peninsula Kahui Ako