Ellesmere College Canterbury

English and history teacher

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

English, Social sciences

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:08 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 4pm 05 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2tM

We are seeking an innovative and passionate teacher of English and history to join our team. 

We are an innovative and forward-thinking, decile 8 coeducational Y7–13 school located in Leeston, approximately 30 minutes south of Christchurch. With the announcement earlier this year of a school rebuild, this is an exciting time to join a progressive school and be part of leading and designing change in New Zealand education. 

Over the coming years we are developing a pedagogical approach which will provide contextualised and coherent opportunities for deep, culturally sustaining learning whilst providing learners choice and agency to develop skills, knowledge and qualifications. We believe in the concept of ako and that we are all learners. Collaborative practice is fundamental to our curriculum and as educators we know we can always learn from all other stakeholders. 

We are a restorative practices school and believe strongly in building and enhancing positive professional relationships with young people. All teachers are expected to be involved in our learning advisory system and will be supported to provide awhi and care for students and their learning. 

Our school is community-focused and we encourage all staff to contribute to the varied learning opportunities that are offered to students in such an environment.

How to apply

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

Donna Thian, Principal's PA
thiand@ellesmere.school.nz
(03) 324 3369

Download our application form
Job Application Form v25

Vacancy reference #:1HA2tM

Listed 9:08 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 4pm 05 December 2019

Ellesmere College NZ

School details

Ellesmere College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 518
Website:

School number: 349
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Physical address:
Leeston Dunsandel Road, Leeston

Postal Address:
P O Box 52, Leeston, 7656