Queen Margaret College Wellington

Head of learning area - humanities

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

Social sciences

Listed 2:25 PM 03 August 2020
Closes 9am 17 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9WQ

Our college is 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.

The head of learning area – humanities is an integral role of the school. We are seeking teaching in business, economics and psychology.

This role ensures that our students and parents have a consistently effective and positive experience, and the appointee will collaborate with all the learning areas within history, geography, business, economics, psychology and humanities for Y7–10. You will be a member of the school curriculum and assessment team. 

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

Outstanding knowledge of and proven skills in humanities 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 fortunate to have the excellent class sizes, strong professional development support and a supportive community. Enjoy a competitive remuneration package, highly engaged students and a welcoming and supportive faculty.

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.

How to apply

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

Principals Assistant
(04) 473 7160

Download our application form
Application for Appointment NZ Registered Teacher v11

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9WQ

Listed 2:25 PM 03 August 2020
Closes 9am 17 August 2020

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