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SPCA New Zealand Auckland

Secondary schools education manager


Listed 9:33 AM 17 July 2017
Closes 06 August 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9dcA

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative NZ registered secondary school teacher who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of humans and animals.

Applicants need a sound knowledge of NCEA and the NZ Curriculum, and an understanding of transformational future-oriented learning and teaching approaches.

This exciting new role is responsible for the development and implementation of high-quality animal welfare education resources and initiatives for secondary schools throughout New Zealand.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a tertiary qualification and experience in secondary education, heaps of energy, empathy, compassion and innovation.

They will be self-aware, eager to learn and work well as part of a team.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in secondary education
  • In-depth understanding of the NZ Curriculum
  • Thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of NCEA
  • Excellent knowledge of effective educational techniques and practices
  • Ability to engage, collaborate and influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in leading others and working collaboratively across diverse sectors and communities
  • A deep understanding of, and a passion for, education and positive behavioural change
  • An understanding of animals and animal welfare
  • Strengths in planning and teaching social sciences and/or natural sciences would be an advantage.

This role is a busy one, and being part of a small team means being flexible and being able to work independently and take initiative when required.

Interviews will be conducted on Friday 11 August and Monday 14 August.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Nicole Peddie, Education Manager
(09) 256 2526

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Secondary Schools Education Manager PD

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Vacancy reference #:1H9dcA

Listed 9:33 AM 17 July 2017
Closes 06 August 2017

SPCA New Zealand NZ

Organisation details

SPCA New Zealand

Location: Auckland