Ellesmere College Canterbury

Hard materials technology teacher

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


Listed 10:36 AM 24 November 2021
Closes 3pm 08 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARXH

We are seeking an experienced, innovative and passionate hard materials technology teacher (ability to teach DVC would be an advantage) with a flexible growth mindset to join us next year. A commitment to providing rich authentic learning contexts in an integrated way across curriculum areas is essential, as is the ability to develop and create flexible and responsive assessment practices for students as the successful applicant will be expected to co-design and co-teach connected learning modules in the junior school and senior technology classes in the senior school.  

We are an innovative and forward-thinking, decile 8 coeducational Y7–13 school located in Leeston, approximately 30 minutes south of Christchurch. With a full school redevelopment in progress, this is an exciting time to join a progressive school and be a part of leading and designing change in New Zealand education. 

Our pedagogical approach is based on strong positive relationships which provides contextualised and coherent opportunities for deep learning. Learning design is based on learner voice and agency which allows ākonga to develop skills, knowledge and qualifications. Collaborative practice is fundamental to our integrated junior curriculum and it is expected that the successful candidate will positively support the pedagogical direction and journey we are on. We strongly encourage applicants to read about our learning design on our website and/or visit the college.

Our school is community-focused and we encourage all staff to contribute to the varied learning opportunities that are offered to students in such an environment. We are a PB4L and restorative practices school and believe strongly in building and enhancing positive professional relationships with young people.

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

Overseas applicants must have a confirmed MIQ booking and be available to start on the 31 January 2022.

How to apply

Please send your CV, application letter and completed application form to:

Donna Thian, Principal's PA
(03) 324 3369

Download our application form
Job Application Form 2022 v5

Vacancy reference #:1HARXH

Listed 10:36 AM 24 November 2021
Closes 3pm 08 December 2021

Ellesmere College NZ

School details

Ellesmere College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 518

School number: 349
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Physical address:
Leeston Dunsandel Road, Leeston

Postal Address:
P O Box 52, Leeston, 7656