Scots College Wellington

Preparatory school principal Y1–6

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

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

Listed 10:28 am 18 October 2019
Closes 4pm 15 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0h4

We are a world-class independent school with a Presbyterian heritage. Based in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, we offer 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.

With an operational structure comprising preparatory, middle and senior schools, we are seeking to appoint a new principal to lead the preparatory school, commencing at an agreed time in 2020. The successful candidate must be an experienced educational leader who is passionate about teaching, learning and the holistic development of our students. The appointee will be innovative and dynamic with excellent interpersonal skills. The salary package will reflect the high level of importance the board places on this key position.

Proud to be an IB (International Baccalaureate) World School, the college is fully authorised for the delivery of the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. The college is also well known for its holistic approach to education, encouraging all its students to explore not only the academic, but the sporting, cultural and spiritual dimensions of life. Its motto is 'Learning For Life' which reflects its objective to send each and every student off into the world well-prepared for the challenges ahead.

As a member of the college executive and senior manager teams, the successful candidate will have extensive senior leadership experience.

Please see our website for additional information regarding other criteria and information.

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 and the names of at least 3 referees) emailed to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0h4

Listed 10:28 am 18 October 2019
Closes 4pm 15 November 2019

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 873

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

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