Scots College Wellington

Teacher of design and visual communication

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


Listed 12:32 PM 04 October 2021
Closes 4pm 15 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQEM

To meet the needs of our significant roll growth, we are seeking to appoint a passionate teacher of design and visual communication to join our expanding team and teach in our middle and senior schools (Y7–13).  This is a full-time, permanent appointment which will commence in January 2022.

The ttechnology department is a very well-resourced, collaborative department that delivers innovative future focused design thinking to dynamic and dedicated students.

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; junior (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.  

Applicants should have:

  • Potential ability to teach both the IB Diploma and NCEA
  • A passion for, and the ability to promote and deliver design and visual Communication (spatial and product design) at junior and senior levels
  • Experience delivering digital 3D architectural and product design software
  • The ability/willingness to use digital modelling/manufacturing equipment would be advantageous
  • Subject knowledge of working with compliant textiles and the willingness to develop and deliver a fashion design course at senior is also desirable
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A desire to foster excellence
  • The ability to promote learning
  • 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 your current CV (stating teacher certification details, all teaching subjects, and the details of at least three referees). Please also include examples of student work and/or past projects briefs with y

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQEM

Listed 12:32 PM 04 October 2021
Closes 4pm 15 October 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