Bethlehem College Bay of Plenty

Teacher for head librarian role

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

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:04 am 24 November 2020
Closes 4pm 04 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEj9

We are a non-denominational, coeducational Christian college (Y1–13). Staff enjoy excellent modern resources and fine facilities.  The College's emphasis is on applying biblical principles to all aspects of school curriculum and life.  An undertaking to commit to the college's special character is a condition of all appointments.

We are seeking a teacher with a passion for reading and literacy, or a suitably qualified Librarian, to lead our college library and resource centre. This fixed-term position is based at our Tauranga campus and also has responsibility for overseeing the small library at our BC Chapman, Rotorua campus. Please see the position description for further information. Applicants must be conversant with the NZ Curriculum, NCEA and be committed to supporting the teaching staff to achieve excellent results and outcomes for students.

This position will require teaching of research skills to class groups. This will include accessing content on the library data base, understanding the Dewey system, and sourcing appropriate hard copies of books. There will also be teaching about internet search engines and the identification of accurate sources and understanding ‘fake news’.

This position is Monday to Friday, 7.30am–4pm, 40 hours per week.  Depending on the candidate this role could sit under the Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement, or the Area Schools Collective Agreement.  Remuneration will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Position commences: 29 January 2021.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

How to apply

Please note all applicants are required to complete our online application form, which you will find at the following vacancy link. Please send your direct enquiries to:

Karen Miller, Principal's PA
(07) 579 1800

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAEj9

Listed 11:04 am 24 November 2020
Closes 4pm 04 December 2020

School details

Bethlehem College

Type: Composite
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 1822

School number: 77
ERO school report
View more on Education Counts

Physical address:
24 Elder Lane, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Postal Address:
Private Bag 12003, Tauranga Mail Centre, Tauranga, 3143