Our Lady of Lourdes is a Y1–6 state integrated Catholic primary school seeking a director of religious studies(DRS) for our special kura in Palmerston North.
We are looking for a teacher/kaiako who:
Lives, learns and loves the Gospel teachings of Jesus and our Mercy values authentically integrating them into life
Will lead the implementation of a new religious education curriculum
Will work collaboratively as a member of the leadership team and wider DRS community
Will continue to foster a successful school-parish partnership
Has up-to-date curriculum and pedagogical knowledge, alongside demonstrated effective classroom practice.
This is a special character (tagged) position therefore a willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.
As the DRS you would be expected to ‘give guidance and provide effective leadership in religious education and observances throughout the school.’
The teaching level will be determined by the successful applicant’s experience and strengths.
How to apply
Please ensure the attached Cl47 form is completed along with your cover letter and CV, and direct enquiries to: