Scots College Wellington

Y5 classroom teacher

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher, Middle leadership

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 2:32 PM 16 February 2021
Closes 4pm 01 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH1U

We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated teacher join the Senior Syndicate team in our prep school. This is a full-time, permanent appointment to commence in time for the start of term 2, 3 May 2021. A growing co-educational roll allows our prep school to open a second Y5 class, therefore demonstrating a commitment to keeping class sizes low .

Scots College is a co-educational IB World School in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand and is comprised of three schools in one; Preparatory (Y1–6), Middle (Y7–10) and Senior (Y11–13). We offer a vibrant learning environment for our students and recognise that working in groups, thinking critically and solving problems are just as important as the knowledge we give them. At Scots, a future focused education equips each student to thrive now and, in their futures, to learn. For life.

Our college offers dual pathway options for its senior students, delivering both NCEA and the IB Diploma, for which we are fully authorised.  We are also fully authorised for the delivery of the Middle Years Programme and the Primary Years Programme. Experience teaching the Primary Years Programme would be advantageous although training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent general primary/junior school teaching experience
  • The ability to promote learning
  • A willingness to move with the times and work to meet our future focused learning goals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for education
  • The ability to manage and motivate young people
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of a dynamic teaching environment and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (stating teacher certification details, all teaching subjects and including the names of at least three referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton, HR Manager
Box 15-064, Miramar, Wellington 6243
(04) 388 0854

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAH1U

Listed 2:32 PM 16 February 2021
Closes 4pm 01 March 2021

Scots College NZ

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 961

School number: 281
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Physical address:
1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 15064, Miramar, Wellington, 6243