Waitaki Boys' High School Otago

Technology Teacher

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


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:38 AM 30 November 2021
Closes 5pm 17 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARf8


A unique opportunity has arisen to lead a thriving and extremely well-resourced department within a school which is currently undergoing a positive transformation.  

This is a full-time permanent position commencing term 1, 2022. 

With a roll of approximately 400 students, Waitaki Boys’ is ‘enriched by a proud heritage, but forward looking and progressive in our task of educating boys to meet the challenges of the new millennium.’ The school’s inclusive school culture encourages students to participate and achieve in a range of leadership, sporting, arts and cultural activities within and outside the classroom. The school vision is to develop ‘inspiring young men of outstanding character.’    

Named the “coolest” town in New Zealand by Lonely Planet and crowned ''Sharpest Town'' in the country by Seven Sharp, Oamaru and the Waitaki district is one of New Zealand's most vibrant and growing areas. Home to great lakes, ski fields, cycle trails, epic tramping, fishing and hunting, surf beaches and so much more. Award-winning restaurants, wineries, craft breweries, Steampunk and Oamaru's fascinating Victorian Precinct will be at your doorstep, along with Aotearoa's longest national heartland cycleway (the Alps to Ocean) and the fabulous Waitaki Whitestone Geopark. Add to this affordable housing, great schools and a real sense of community with no traffic jams! Oamaru is a great place to live.

The successful applicant must be a NZ registered teacher and will endorse the school’s academic focus, as well as be expected to be involved in our strong co-curricular programmes. 

To register your interest and receive an application pack please email the Rectors PA.

Job description available upon request.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Kara Cox, Rector's PA
(03) 437 0529 extn 1

Vacancy reference #:1HARf8

Listed 10:38 AM 30 November 2021
Closes 5pm 17 December 2021

Waitaki Boys' High School NZ

School details

Waitaki Boys' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Male
Decile: 6
Roll: 367

School number: 365
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Physical address:
Waitaki Avenue, Oamaru

Postal Address:
Private Bag 50057, Oamaru, 9444