Westland High School West Coast

Head of learning – science

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership


Listed 1:39 PM 16 February 2021
Closes 3pm 04 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH19

Westland High School is seeking a dynamic and motivated head of learning (preferably with chemistry) to join our awesome team. Do you love tramping, fishing, walking, hunting, cycling amongst the untamed natural wilderness of the Westcoast, then this is the place for you. 

The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable and willing to take on and implement new ideas whilst retaining the values of the school. We are a Manaiakalani digital school who embrace technology. The incumbent will also have management responsibilities for the laboratory. 

The successful applicant must be a NZ registered teacher and currently residing in New Zealand, This position is not suitable for a provisionally registered teacher. 

To be successful in this role you will need:  

  • Strong digital skills 
  • A willingness to learn, upskill and lead a small team
  • An innovative and forward-thinking approach
  • Good communication and relationship skills
  • A focus on self-reflection and continuous improvement.

This is a unique opportunity to grow and develop your leadership by joining an exceptional secondary school.

School house accommodation available. 

Commencement date start of term 2 or by negotiation.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Belinda Conn, Principal's PA
(03) 755 6169

Download our application form
WHS Application Form v11

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HOL science JD

Vacancy reference #:1HAH19

Listed 1:39 PM 16 February 2021
Closes 3pm 04 March 2021

Westland High School NZ

School details

Westland High School

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 350

School number: 305
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Physical address:
140 Hampden Street, Hokitika

Postal Address:
P O Box 154, Hokitika, 7842