Iona College Hawke's Bay

Chaplain / Y7-13 religious studies teacher

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

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
1MU + 1MMA

Listed 9:44 AM 15 October 2021
Closes 5pm 01 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQUp

Iona College is seeking an inspirational and visionary School Chaplain and passionate teacher of religious studies to lead the spiritual life of the college, oversee the Religious Studies Curriculum and support pastoral care within our school community.

Iona College is a state integrated girls’ boarding and day school with a strong Presbyterian heritage and a culture of academic success and outstanding achievement in sports and performing arts. Located in Havelock North, on beautiful park-like grounds, the College balances time-honoured traditions with a dynamic and innovative 21st-century learning environment for 300 students.

Iona College’s vision ‘Empowering Girls for Life’ supports our students to develop their individual character, achieve personal excellence, and be prepared for their future. We have a dedicated and collaborative team and a supportive community that value the finest traditions and aspirations in education.

 The Chaplain will have a strong commitment to the Christian faith, be responsible for leading our special character and worship, will enhance spirituality and support the wellbeing of our community. They must foster an inclusive approach to faith, develop positive and caring relationships, build a high trust collegial and caring environment, and inspire and support our students to be actively involved in service. The Chaplain must uphold the vision, values and high standards of Iona College demonstrating unfailing integrity and professionalism at all times.

 As a teacher of religious studies, they will have expert knowledge, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire students to learn. They will be a reflective and innovative practitioner, who embraces new pedagogies and technologies and have excellent planning and organisational skills.

A commitment to the school’s special character and co-curricular programme is essential.

How to apply

Please send your application form, covering letter and CV, plus direct enquiries to:

Sandie Hampton
(06) 877 8149

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQUp

Listed 9:44 AM 15 October 2021
Closes 5pm 01 November 2021

Iona College NZ

School details

Iona College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Female
Decile: 10
Roll: 303

School number: 224
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Physical address:
42 Lucknow Road, Havelock North

Postal Address:
Private Bag 1000, Havelock North, 4157