The Catlins Area School Otago

Teacher of science

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


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:39 AM 12 September 2019
Closes 9am 11 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yYZ

Seeking an enthusiastic and creative science teacher (please state specialism(s) in application), to work full-time with our Y7–13 students. This permanent position starts term 1, 2020. 

Houses in Owaka are affordable. Our community is caring and supportive. Our ERO reviews reflect our settled, caring school community. This is an amazing lifestyle opportunity. 

Our school supports our learners 'To be the best you can be'.

Set on the scenic Catlins coast of New Zealand, the school offers small classes and individualised learning in a safe, caring environment. Our school benefits from a dedicated and well-qualified staff who use a range of teaching and learning techniques to support all learners. Our area school continues to develop a balance between traditional learning and modern learning opportunities. We are a PB4L school. 

Located just 25km from Balclutha we benefit from both rural and town opportunities. We value our fantastic facilities and utilise them to provide tailored learning for students across the Y1–13 age and ability range. We are proud of our area school status and the opportunities this provides for peer leadership and continuity across school-age learning. 

Inside and outside of the classroom, on the stage and on sports fields our learners are encouraged to develop wide scope skills and life experiences. We promote a positive attitude towards lifelong learning, community support and involvement.

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter, application form, and/or any direct enquiries to:

Carol Bloxham, Principal's PA
1 Stuart St, Owaka, South Otago 9535
(03) 415 8036

Download our application form:
TCAS Teaching Application Form v2

Download our position description:
Teacher Job Description TCAS v3

Vacancy reference #:1H9yYZ

Listed 9:39 AM 12 September 2019
Closes 9am 11 October 2019

The Catlins Area School NZ

School details

The Catlins Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 118

School number: 394
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Physical address:
1 Stuart Street, Owaka

Postal Address:
1 Stuart Street, Owaka, 9535