Scots College Wellington

Assistant principal junior school Y1–6

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Assistant principal

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

Listed 10:55 AM 14 September 2021
Closes 4pm 27 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPcj

Scots College junior school (JS) is seeking a high-quality educational leader to cover the assistant principal’s position (0.8 FTE) commencing January 2022 for 3 school terms. This is to cover for a period of parental leave. The ideal candidate will have extensive leadership experience, and proven curriculum leadership preferably with experience in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Applicants must be in New Zealand or have confirmed flights and MIQ bookings already in place.

Within this role, there is a small teaching component to release syndicate deans who support the pastoral nature of the JS. The AP also teaches within the learning support department and has responsibility for oversight of this area in the JS. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the syndicate deans and principal in the daily organisation of the JS along with curriculum, reporting, assessment, and future sustainability.

Scots College is a co-educational IB World School in Wellington, New Zealand and is comprised of 3 schools in one; junior (1-6), middle (7-10) and senior (11-13). 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.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a passion for children’s education
  • Have leadership experience, be a team player and be able to maintain the strong relationships that already exist within the JS community
  • Be able to lead JS curriculum and events
  • Possess a talent for working with children, and developing their strengths
  • Be able to motivate staff and students
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Be committed to the development of the JS and the college
  • Show an exceptional commitment to the college.

How to apply

Applications are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (including NZ teacher certification details the names of at least 2 referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPcj

Listed 10:55 AM 14 September 2021
Closes 4pm 27 September 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