Ashburton College Canterbury

Head of Department - home economics

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership


Listed 11:13 AM 11 January 2022
Closes Noon 24 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASGX

To commence at the start of the 2022 school year, or as soon as is practicable.

This role encompasses oversight of food technology, fabrics / soft materials technology and hospitality. 

Please state specialist teaching subject/s.

We are seeking a passionate and future focused leader to join our staff. The successful applicant will have the skill and enthusiasm to lead the implementation of a curriculum that develops 21st Century capabilities with learners. They will be able to collaborate with other curriculum leaders and teachers in the development of cross-curricular programmes of learning that engage diverse learners. 

The College caters for the majority of students in Mid Canterbury. We are forward thinking and in the process of redesigning learning experiences for our students. Over the coming years there is forecast roll growth and major rebuild work in the near future. This is an exciting time to join the school and be a part of leading curriculum change at Ashburton College.

We are a PB4L and Restorative Practices school and currently working to enhance culturally responsive and relational practices. We are proud to be a participating member of the Hakatere Kāhui Ako.

Set in the heart of Mid Canterbury, Ashburton is only an hour’s drive from the recreational hinterland of Mt Hutt ski field, lakes and mountains and from Christchurch city, while having its own vibrant community. With affordable housing and a wide variety of recreational opportunities, Mid Canterbury is a great place to live and work.

How to apply

Please send your letter of application, CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jodee Ross, Principal's Secretary
(03) 308 4193 ext 809

Job Description - HOD
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Vacancy reference #:1HASGX

Listed 11:13 AM 11 January 2022
Closes Noon 24 January 2022

Ashburton College NZ

School details

Ashburton College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 1271

School number: 351
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Physical address:
27 Walnut Avenue, Allenton, Ashburton

Postal Address:
P O Box 204, Allenton, Ashburton, 7740.0