Scots College New Zealand (nationwide)

Teacher of English Y7–13

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


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:08 am 20 September 2019
Closes 4pm 15 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9z5F

We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated teacher of English to teach in our middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13) schools. This is a permanent appointment to commence in January 2020.

Our college is a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage. From 2020 Scots will be enrolling girls in its senior school, Y11–13. Based in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand, our college offers 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.  

Our 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 the Middle Years Programme. Experience teaching these programmes would be highly advantageous, especially the Diploma programme.

Applicants should have: 

  • Excellent general English teaching experience to senior Scholarship level
  • Preferably experience teaching the IB Diploma programme
  • The ability to promote learning
  • A willingness to move with the times and work to meet our future-focused learning goals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for education
  • The ability to manage and motivate young people
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of a dynamic teaching environment and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (stating teacher certification details, all teaching subjects and including the names of at least 3 referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically.

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9z5F

Listed 11:08 am 20 September 2019
Closes 4pm 15 October 2019

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 857

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

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