Scots College Wellington

Teacher of science

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


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:19 pm 05 May 2021
Closes 4pm 04 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKRA

To meet the needs of our significant roll growth, we are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated teacher of science to teach in our middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13) schools. This is a permanent appointment to commence in term 1, January 2022. Please state your specialist subject/s in your application.

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.

Scots College offers dual pathway options for its senior students, delivering both NCEA and the IB Diploma. We are also fully authorised for the delivery of the Middle Years and Primary Years Programmes. Experience teaching MYP and/or Diploma Programme would be advantageous although training will be provided as necessary.

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent teaching experience in their specialist subject area, with the ability to teach general Science to younger students
  • Interdisciplinary teaching experience
  • The ability to promote learning in a blended learning environment
  • 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 3 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 #:1HAKRA

Listed 1:19 pm 05 May 2021
Closes 4pm 04 June 2021

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 951

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

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