Scots College Wellington

Teacher of English and drama

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

English, The arts

Listed 12:05 PM 30 November 2021
Closes 4pm 10 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARgA

We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated teacher of English and drama to teach in our middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13) schools. This is a full-time, permanent appointment ideally to commence in time for the start of term 1, 25 January 2022.

Scots College is a co-educational IB World School in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand and is comprised of 3 schools in 1; junior (Y1–6), middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13). We offer a vibrant learning environment for our students and recognise that working in groups, thinking critically and solving problems are just as important as the knowledge we give them. At Scots, a future focused education equips each student to thrive now and, in their futures, to learn. For life.

Scots College offers dual pathway options for senior students, delivering both NCEA and the IB Diploma. We are also authorised for the delivery of the Middle and Primary Years Programmes. Experience teaching MYP or Diploma Programmes would be advantageous although training will be provided.

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent general English and drama teaching experience, in particular a flair for literature and creativity
  • An interest in film studies/teaching would be highly advantageous
  • The ability to promote learning
  • A willingness to move with the times and work to meet our future focused learning goals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for education,
  • The ability to manage and motivate young people
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of a dynamic teaching environment and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (stating teacher certification details, all teaching subjects and including the names of at least 3 referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton, HR Manager
PO Box 15-064, Miramar, Wellington 6243
(04) 388 0854

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARgA

Listed 12:05 PM 30 November 2021
Closes 4pm 10 December 2021

Scots College NZ

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 965

School number: 281
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Physical address:
1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 15064, Miramar, Wellington, 6243