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Southland Boys' High School Southland

Catering and hospitality teacher

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 8:41 AM 03 November 2017
Closes 13 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fvW

Our catering and hospitality department is at the forefront of educating students in the culinary field. Many students who have progressed through this programme have continued on to careers in the culinary profession and are working at Michelin Star restaurants such as the Star Hand and Flowers in Marlow, The French in Manchester, the Langham Hotel at the Roux at the Landau Restaurant which is operated by the famous Roux Brothers and Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

This is a unique position and we require a person who can command respect and maintain and advance the internationally renowned culinary arts programmes that we provide. 

Personal requirements:

  • A passionate chef with proven work history in a leading role
  • A flair for educating students and developing career pathways for them.

Role includes:

  • Extensive community engagement with local schools, catering events, International Day of Chefs, to name a few
  • Participation in local/national/international competitions (including ISSCC International Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge/Southern Lights competitions and National Hospitality Championships)
  • Operation in conjunction with the senior students of the Tryline Café (open to the public to enable students to experience authentic learning – serving customers and being under the pump in the kitchen as part of their assessments)
  • Communication/connection with the hospitality industry (with the view to placements and advancement of the students’ careers)
  • Chef but with the expectation of becoming a qualified teacher (the school will assist with this process)
  • Expectation would be a hospitality work pattern, not necessarily traditional school hours.

How to apply

Contact the Rector's PA for an application for employment form and job description:

Nicola Roberts, Rector's PA
(03) 211 3003 extn 867

Vacancy reference #:1H9fvW

Listed 8:41 AM 03 November 2017
Closes 13 November 2017

Southland Boys' High School NZ

School details

Southland Boys' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Male
Decile: 6
Roll: 1014

School number: 404
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Physical address:
181 Herbert Street, Invercargill

Postal Address:
P O Box 1543, Invercargill, 9840