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Scots College Wellington

Senior syndicate classroom teacher Y4–6

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:08 AM 07 November 2017
Closes 5pm 15 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9g38

We are seeking to appoint a talented, experienced classroom teacher with a vision and passion for teaching and learning to join our senior syndicate teaching team. This position will take effect at the start of term 1, 2018.

The successful applicant will be part of a cooperative team dedicated to the education and all-round excellence of boys. We offer exceptional facilities and a supportive environment that promotes professional development and personal growth.

Our school is an independent Presbyterian school for boys located in Strathmore, Wellington. It is well known for its holistic approach to education, encouraging all its students to explore not only the academic, but also the sporting, cultural and spiritual dimensions of life. Its motto is 'Learning. For Life.', which reflects its objective to send each young man off into the world well prepared for the challenges ahead. This is your chance to work in a school that has created a culture, environment and atmosphere that all influence students’ learning.

Knowledge of the IB Primary Years Programme and Independent Schools’ education would be advantageous but not absolutely essential.

Applicants should have:

  • a passion for boys’ education
  • the ability to manage and motivate boys
  • excellent time management and organisational skills
  • understanding of restorative practice
  • adequate IT experience to deliver a 1:1 programme
  • experience and excellence in educational practice e.g. inquiry-based learning, assessment etc
  • good communication and interpersonal skills, in particular with college families
  • experience in coaching and managing various sporting teams
  • a commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

How to apply

Applications are to consist of a covering letter and current CV (stating all specialist and other teaching subjects and including the names of 3 referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton
(04) 388 0854

Vacancy reference #:1H9g38

Listed 11:08 AM 07 November 2017
Closes 5pm 15 November 2017

Scots College NZ

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 963

School number: 281
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Physical address:
1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 15064, Miramar, Wellington, 6243