Scots College Wellington

Teacher of second language Y1–6

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

Learning languages

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:35 am 16 May 2019
Closes 4pm 31 May 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9u8N

We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and committed teacher to deliver the language programme to our prep school (Y1–6) students on a 0.6 permanent basis or LTR for term 3–4. We are looking to continue language acquisition for our students and are open to suggestions on how best to deliver this programme. The position will require a component of collaborative planning with classroom teachers and will include the responsibility of leading the language curriculum area alongside the PYP curriculum coordinator. Please state your experience within the New Zealand Curriculum and/or PYP curriculum. Languages considered for this position would be as follows: Spanish, French, te reo Māori and Mandarin.

We are an independent, Presbyterian school for boys located in Strathmore, Wellington. The college exposes students to as many opportunities as possible as part of their all-round education. High academic expectations are part of the culture of the college, as well as a commitment to ensuring a balanced, holistic approach to the education of our young men.

The college is fully authorised for the delivery of the IB Diploma, Middle Years Programme and Primary Years Programmes, making our college an IB World School. While experience teaching these programmes is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided if required.

Applicants should have:

  • The ability to promote language acquisition within the college
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The desire to be proactive in leading language in the prep school
  • Experience in teaching a second language
  • A passion for boys’ education
  • The ability to manage and motivate young men
  • A commitment to our special character.

Our college offers a friendly and supportive environment, dedicated students and a comprehensive professional development programme.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Claire Hinton, Human Resources Manager
Box 15-064, Miramar, Wellington
(04) 388 0854

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9u8N

Listed 10:35 am 16 May 2019
Closes 4pm 31 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