St Thomas of Canterbury College Canterbury

Director of religious studies (DRS). Tagged

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

Social sciences

Listed 3:50 PM 14 September 2018
Closes 3pm 15 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9knY

The college is a very high-performing state integrated Catholic school for boys Y7–13, recognised in Australasia for its innovative, socially just and inclusive approach to boys’ learning. We encourage our students to understand the structures which cause social injustice and to have compassion and action for those at the margins of society.
The college has a roll of 615 students plus around 25 international students. Our roll includes vibrant Māori, Pasifika and Filipino communities that make up approximately 45% of our roll.
We are seeking a new DRS with a commitment to:
theology – Catholic education in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice. St Thomas’ strive to offer a liberating education, based on a gospel spirituality, within an inclusive community committed to justice and solidarity
Social inclusiveness – welcoming boys from all social and socio- economic backgrounds, diverse cultures and boys with learning or other social needs. A commitment to restorative practices for school relationships including discipline.
Innovation – 21st century inquiry-based learning model focused on engagement of students with a modern, relevant curriculum and embedded use of technology to improve academic achievement.
Leadership –Developing meaningful relationships with the Catholic community, our diverse school parent community and able to inspire and develop the faith of our young men.
This is a tagged position. Willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and both application forms and direct enquiries to:

Elmarie Els
(03) 348 7010

Download our application form
St Thomas Application form Permanent DRS

Download our application form S464

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9knY

Listed 3:50 PM 14 September 2018
Closes 3pm 15 October 2018

St Thomas of Canterbury College NZ

School details

St Thomas of Canterbury College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Male
Decile: 8
Roll: 670

School number: 331
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Physical address:
69 Middlepark Road, Sockburn, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 11314, Sockburn, Christchurch, 8443