Spotswood College Taranaki

TOPEC director – operations

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

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

Listed 9:57 am 16 October 2019
Closes 3pm 30 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0VZ

Our college is the employing school for Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre (TSB TOPEC). We are seeking a fully registered teacher to become the director of our regional outdoor centre based in New Plymouth, Taranaki. TSB TOPEC is a registered private training establishment and offers a range of courses including New Zealand qualifications, training programmes, NCEA courses and junior secondary outdoor education. 

Using your skills, experience and qualifications, you will lead an effective team that delivers quality outdoor education and education outside the classroom, project-based courses. The focus is on learning safely through adventure, coupled with raising awareness of the natural environment.

Key attributes of this candidate include:

  • Ability to implement and deliver strategic direction, performance management, compliance policies and procedures, and education programmes
  • Experience leading a robust health and safety, and wellbeing culture
  • Experience with high-end, quality outdoor education teaching and assessment
  • Leading an inclusive and equitable learning environment
  • Developing strategic direction and implementing innovative programmes
  • Experience in maintaining relationships with a variety of education agencies and stakeholders
  • Management experience in controlling day-to-day financial functions in an education setting.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and application form to:

Jenny Brookes
129 South Rd, New Plymouth 4310
(06) 751 2416

Download our application form

Vacancy reference #:1HA0VZ

Listed 9:57 am 16 October 2019
Closes 3pm 30 October 2019

School details

Spotswood College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 797

School number: 173
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Physical address:
South Road, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
P O Box 6116, Moturoa, New Plymouth, 4344