Queen Margaret College Wellington

HOLA English

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


Listed 9:54 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 9am 15 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1jX

We are Wellington’s leading independent girls’ school, providing a world class education for girls from Y1–13, a boarding facility onsite and a co educational preschool. Our students are empowered to live, learn and lead in our holistic environment, which provides ample opportunities in leadership, sport and cultural activities. Although our school is built on the values of Presbyterianism we welcome girls from all religions and backgrounds.

The head of learning area English is an integral role of the school. This role ensures that our students and parents have a consistently effective and positive experience, and the appointee will work collaboratively with the English learning area and the curriculum and assessment team. 

Technical skills, knowledge and experience

The skills, experience and attitudes required are commensurate with the position.

  • Outstanding knowledge of and proven skills in English curriculum development and assessment
  • A strong understanding of current educational practice as it relates to student learning
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment, and to build a cohesive and effective team
  • Demonstrated ability in mentoring and coaching and developing appropriate professional learning opportunities for staff
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and meet prescribed deadlines
  • Outstanding ability and experience in classroom teaching.

We are an International Baccalaureate World School so experience teaching the IB Diploma as well as NCEA is desirable but not necessary as we can support your development in this area.

If you want to be part of the life of Wellington’s leading independent girls’ school apply today.

How to apply

Please email your CV, cover letter, application form, and direct enquiries to:

Principal's Assistant
53 Hobson St, Thorndon 6011
(04) 473 7160

Download our application form
Application for Appointment NZ Registered Teacher v3

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA1jX

Listed 9:54 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 9am 15 November 2019

Queen Margaret College NZ

School details

Queen Margaret College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Female
Decile: 10
Roll: 675

School number: 278
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Physical address:
53 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 12274, Thorndon, Wellington, 6144