Heretaunga College Wellington

Mathematics head of learning

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

Mathematics and statistics

Listed 9:32 AM 19 October 2021
Closes 3pm 01 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQXb

Position to commence: 28 January, 2022.

We are a dynamic, multicultural school in Upper Hutt, seeking an head of learning mathematics, to lead our busy department. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced mathematics teacher to take on a significant leadership role, contributing to continued school wide development, with the ability to teach all levels of the curriculum. Please state your specialist areas.

The ideal candidate will be a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dynamic leader who can work collaboratively to deliver learning programmes which allow individuals to achieve their personal best. Heretaunga College is a leader in innovative local curriculum design. We welcome applicants who share a vision for developing contextualised learning programmes, who have an ability to embed student agency and student choice into curriculum design, and who understands the importance of “the big question” in driving teacher pedagogy and practice.

The candidate will have excellent classroom management skills and creatively embed IT in their teaching practice; wishing to join an innovative and successful department. A willingness to trial new ideas and a commitment to relational practice is essential.

The possibility of a fixed-term unit for oversight of numeracy may be considered for the successful applicant.

Applicants must hold a current NZ Practising Certificate. Experience in teaching the NZ Curriculum is essential as the successful applicant will be leading curriculum change and change in pedagogy.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions prospective applicants should source information from NZ Immigration and MBIE websites prior to applying.

How to apply

Applications including covering letter, current CV and completed teacher application form should be addressed to Mrs Fiona Craven, principal and emailed to:

Joanne Klaui, HR Administrator
(04) 939 9370 extn 889

Download our position description and application form:
HOL PD Application Form 2021

About Heretaunga College, PRIDE, best teaching practice:
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Vacancy reference #:1HAQXb

Listed 9:32 AM 19 October 2021
Closes 3pm 01 November 2021

Heretaunga College NZ

School details

Heretaunga College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 892

School number: 251
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Physical address:
20 Ward Street, Trentham, Upper Hutt

Postal Address:
20 Ward Street, Trentham, Upper Hutt, 5018