Okaihau College Northland

Assistant head of learning area - social sciences

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

Social sciences

Listed 4:57 PM 26 October 2021
Closes 4pm 08 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQiZ

An opportunity has arisen in our Y7–13 kura for a motivated and qualified assistant head of learning area – social science. The appointee will be expected to provide leadership and guidance for the social science curriculum.

The successful applicant should have a background in the social science curriculum and experience in teaching in the senior school. The appointee will be a motivated teacher and an aspiring leader, willing to collaborate with other teachers across curriculum areas to increase the levels of student achievement in our school.

A commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, culturally responsive practice, and Te Ao Māori is vital. We are looking for a teacher who is keen on developing curriculum with local and relevant content while integrating student interest, embracing cross curricular teaching and effective use of digital technology within the curriculum.    

A school house may be available.

How to apply

To request an application pack, or for more information, please contact

Jenny Couchman (PA to the Principal)
58 Settlers Way, RD1, Okaihau
(09) 401 9030

Vacancy reference #:1HAQiZ

Listed 4:57 PM 26 October 2021
Closes 4pm 08 November 2021

Okaihau College NZ

School details

Okaihau College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 372

School number: 7
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Physical address:
58 Settlers Way, Okaihau

Postal Address:
58 Settlers Way RD 1, Okaihau, 475