Scots College Wellington

Head of faculty – humanities

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

Social sciences

Listed 11:12 am 21 October 2019
Closes 4pm 08 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0n9

We are seeking a talented educator to lead our high-achieving and well-resourced humanities department, including the role of HOD middle school humanities. This permanent appointment will commence at the beginning of term 1, January 2020. Management units by negotiation.

This role will have oversight of the humanities learning area which encompasse: art history, classical studies, geography, environmental systems, and history in the senior school and humanities in the middle school. Each of these subject areas has their own curriculum leader. The role of HOD middle school humanities is responsible for the curriculum leadership of humanities across Y7–10.

We are a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage. Based in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, we consist of a Y1–6 preparatory school for boys, a Y7–10 middle school for boys, and a coed (from 2020) senior school for Y11–13. Please see our vacancy link (below) for more information.

We offer a dual pathway for our 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 advantageous, however training will be provided if required.

Applicants should have: 

  • The ability to promote humanities in the college
  • Proven leadership/management experience
  • Excellent 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 registration details, all teaching subjects and including 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 #:1HA0n9

Listed 11:12 am 21 October 2019
Closes 4pm 08 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