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Waiopehu College Manawatu/Whanganui

Technology – resistant materials (metal) teacher

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


Listed 9:19 AM 14 February 2018
Closes 12 March 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9hU7

The college, with a role of approximately 640 students, is a vibrant and successful coeducational secondary school in Levin. The college is looking for a dynamic teacher in the subject area of resistant materials with recent experience in teaching to senior students. The school’s inclusive school culture encourages students to participate and achieve in a range of leadership, sporting, arts and cultural activities within and outside the classroom.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-resourced department, with strong, established courses in all technology specialties.

The technology department has 4 teachers and 5 teaching spaces. The metal workshop is well equipped with 5 metal lathes, a small forge and casting pot, electric and gas welding equipment, drills and mills, 7 workbenches, hand tools, a small break and guillotine, and metal storage racks.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • You will have proven experience in teaching resistant materials (metal) to senior level
  • You may have experience in teaching engineering as a subject
  • Demonstrate innovative practice in this curriculum area
  • Be proficient and experienced in using the appropriate technology equipment in a safe and supporting classroom environment.

Additionally, should the successful candidate have the right level of experience, this role has the opportunity to become a leadership position.

Levin has a great central location! Located 95km north of the capital city Wellington, Levin is a 10 minute drive to beaches, a lake and walking tracks in the Tararua Ranges – a great spot for those who love being outdoors. Levin has a population of 20,000 and has all the amenities you could ever need. The neighbouring Kapiti Coast is also a favourite destination for many with its beaches, cafes and attractive lifestyle options.

How to apply

Please request an information and application pack by email quoting reference # 437.

Kristina Appleby
(04) 910 2212

Vacancy reference #:1H9hU7

Listed 9:19 AM 14 February 2018
Closes 12 March 2018

Waiopehu College NZ

School details

Waiopehu College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 629

School number: 237
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Physical address:
Bartholomew Road, Levin

Postal Address:
P O Box 548, Levin, 5540