James Cook High School Auckland

English teacher

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


  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:14 PM 01 December 2021
Closes 9am 23 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARje

James Cook High School is a diverse and vibrant learning community committed to doing the very best for our students who come from the multicultural diversity of Manurewa and the surrounding area.

Our student roll is predicted to grow to 1600 students in 2022. Our students continue to achieve sustained improvements across a wide range of metrics, including improved learning, engagement and overall achievement.

Due to roll growth and internal promotions we are seeking an enthusiastic New Zealand registered Teacher of English who demonstrates empathy and understanding towards our students and their culture. The role is fixed term with a possibility to become permanent depending on students role confirmation.

The ability to create flexible and ongoing assessment practices for students to develop and undertake multiple pathways is essential.

Successful applicants will demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the New Zealand Curriculum and teaching pedagogies.

Applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 by the 1st January 2022 as per the requirements of the Ministry of Health.

If you believe you have the energy and passion for this challenge and are keen to effect change, we welcome your interest in our school and we invite you to apply. Please state your strengths and include any other subjects you are willing to teach, and to what levels and areas of interest.

Applications will be assessed progressively, so please send with your CV, a cover letter and a completed Application Form (word version is available on the school’s website) including details of two referees to Aseel Alasadi at english.application@jchs.school.nz

For more information about James Cook High School, please see our website www.jchs.school.nz or contact Aseel Alasadi at a.alasadi@jchs.school.nz

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Aseel Alasadi
(09) 268 3950

Download our application form
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Vacancy reference #:1HARje

Listed 12:14 PM 01 December 2021
Closes 9am 23 December 2021

James Cook High School NZ

School details

James Cook High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 1323

School number: 100
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Physical address:
Dr Pickering Avenue, Manurewa, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 75647, Manurewa, Manukau, 2243