Bishop Viard College Wellington

Director of religious studies (DRS) / HOD religion. Tagged

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership

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

Listed 10:51 AM 30 July 2019
Closes 12pm 19 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9wN0

Our college is undergoing an exciting period of change. Based in the heart of Porirua with a diverse student population, we are the only Catholic college in the wider Kapi-Mana area. 

We aim to encourage students to consciously grow in all areas of their life-–academia, social, emotional and spirituality–as they prepare themselves with the knowledge, skills and attitude to make their mark on the world. 

The college has a roll of 230 students. Our roll includes various vibrant Māori, Pasifika and other communities 

We are seeking a new DRS / HOD RE with a commitment to:

  • Social inclusiveness – welcoming students from all social and socio-economic backgrounds, diverse cultures and students with learning or other social needs. A commitment to restorative practices for school relationships including discipline
  • Innovation – 21st century 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 and women.

This is a tagged position. 

Term 4 start or by negotiation. 

Please indicate other subject strengths in your application.

Willingness and ability to both learn and participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment, as is the applicants ability to give guidance and provide effective leadership in religious education and observances throughout the school.

How to apply

To request an application pack please direct enquiries to:

Chris Theobald
(021) 908 496

Vacancy reference #:1H9wN0

Listed 10:51 AM 30 July 2019
Closes 12pm 19 August 2019

Bishop Viard College NZ

School details

Bishop Viard College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 276

School number: 256
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Physical address:
20 Keneperu Drive, Porirua

Postal Address:
P O Box 50075, Porirua, 5240