Scots College Wellington

Head of geography

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

Social sciences
MUs negotiable

Listed 10:13 am 16 April 2019
Closes 03 May 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9tHu

We are seeking a talented and motivated teacher to head our geography department. The successful applicant will report to the humanities learning area coordinator and teach across our middle and senior schools Y7–13. This is a permanent appointment, ideally commencing in time for term 3.

We are a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage.  From 2020 we will be enrolling girls in our senior school, Y11–13. Based in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, we offer a vibrant learning environment, encouraging excellence in every facet of education. The college is proud of its dedicated staff who work hard to support and encourage the students. The school environment is strong and the staff work closely with parents to obtain the best outcomes for their children.  

The college offers a dual pathway for its senior students offering both NCEA and the IB Diploma. The college is fully authorised for the delivery of the Diploma Programme and Middle Years Programme. Experience teaching either or both of these programmes would be highly advantageous, although if necessary, training will be provided to the right candidate.

 Applicants should have:

  • Experience or willingness to lead an important curriculum area, and the staff within
  • Excellent teaching experience, up to Scholarship level
  • A passion for, and the ability to promote geography in the college
  • Superior communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A desire to foster excellence and promote learning
  • A willingness to move with the times and work to meet our future-focused learning goals
  • A commitment to our special character/co-curricular programmes.

How to apply

Please email your current CV (including the names of at least 3 referees), cover letter (state all teaching subjects, including your specialty subject/s) and direct enquiries to:

Maria Calcott, Headmaster's PA
(04) 388 0861

Vacancy reference #:1H9tHu

Listed 10:13 am 16 April 2019
Closes 03 May 2019

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 873

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

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