Scots College Wellington

Prep school classroom teacher Y4–6

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

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

Listed 9:42 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 4pm 01 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0Ee

We are seeking to appoint a talented, experienced classroom teacher with a vision and passion for teaching and learning, to join our senior syndicate team, commencing January 2020.

There is the potential for this candidate to apply for a 1 year fixed-term senior syndicate dean position (2MU and a time allowance). The dean’s position is a pastoral role, to support the students and teachers in the syndicate. Please indicate in your application if you are interested in this role.

The successful applicant will be part of a cooperative team dedicated to the education and all-round excellence of our younger boys. We offer exceptional facilities and a supportive environment that promotes professional development and personal growth.

We are a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage. From 2020 our senior school will be co-ed. Based in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, our college offers a vibrant learning environment, encouraging excellence in every facet of education. The college is proud of its dedicated, hard-working staff who work closely with parents to support and encourage all students.

Knowledge of the IB Primary Years Programme and Independent Schools’ education would be advantageous but not absolutely essential. 

Applicants should have:

  • A passion for boys’ education
  • The ability to manage and motivate boys
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Understanding of restorative practice
  • Adequate IT experience to deliver a 1:1 programme
  • Experience and excellence in educational practice e.g. inquiry-based learning, assessment, computational thinking, innovation etc
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, in particular with college families
  • Experience in coaching and managing various sporting teams
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

If you are motivated by the prospect of being part of a dynamic teaching team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications are to consist of a covering letter and current CV (including teacher registration information and the names of at least 3 referees) and are to be submitted electronically to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0Ee

Listed 9:42 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 4pm 01 November 2019

Scots College NZ

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 965

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

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