Burnside High School Canterbury

Choral programme leader

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

The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:59 AM 29 October 2019
Closes 3pm 11 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1JN

Our school is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated music teacher to work alongside the HOD music, providing artistic and strategic leadership for our nationally respected choral programme, including planning of choral projects and events and leadership of associated staff. This position will commence at the start of term 1, 2020.

The role will involve the following:

  • Individual/small group vocal tuition within school hours
  • Directing one or more choirs within the co-curricular area of the music department
  • Overseeing and assisting with the delivery of the specialist music programme voice course. See www.specialistmusicprogramme.co.nz for further details about this unique programme of musical excellence
  • Teaching curriculum classes at senior (NCEA) and/or junior levels within the department
  • Taking an active involvement in the choral aspects of our outreach work with local primary and intermediate schools, including providing PD to teachers and conducting the massed choir at the North West Schools' Music Festival, a collaborative annual event hosted by our school involving 15 primary schools and Burnside's junior performance music students. 

We provide new teaching staff with an effective induction into our community; value and support all teachers through our staff wellbeing programme, and offer pathways and leadership opportunities.

You will join a well-resourced creative arts faculty where you will be valued for your expertise and passion.

How to apply

Please send your covering letter, CV and application form, and direct enquiries to:

Phil Holstein, Principal
(03) 358 8383

Download our application form
Teacher Application Choral Programme Leader 1HA1JNdoc

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA1JN

Listed 10:59 AM 29 October 2019
Closes 3pm 11 November 2019

Burnside High School NZ

School details

Burnside High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 2440

School number: 319
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Physical address:
151 Greers Road, Burnside, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 29677, Burnside, Christchurch, 8540