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Principal roles

Principal – Junior School - Kristin School, Auckland

  •      Leading co-educational international school
  •      Dynamic, creative and contemporary learning environment
  •      Albany location with outstanding grounds and facilities

Organisation

Kristin is one of New Zealand's finest independent schools.  It provides exceptional all-round education for over 1,600 students from Early Learning to Year 13.  The school attracts highly talented staff who inspire the highest level of academic achievement and offers a high performing array of co-curricular activities.  Progressive and global in its approach, Kristin provides dual pathways through NCEA and the International Baccalaureate, a well-respected international programme. Dedicated to providing a caring, supportive environment, our aspiration for all students is to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn enthusiastically throughout life.

Role

Our current Junior School Principal has been appointed to an Executive Principal role in another leading Independent School.  Consequently, an amazing opportunity has arisen for a charismatic and inspiring leader to join our Senior Leadership Team in Term 3, 2018.  Our Junior School encompasses Years 1-6 with 450 students, alongside our newly opened Early Learning Centre and well-established Kindergarten. The role offers the opportunity to continue the successes of the Junior School while continually improving relationships within the wider school and Kristin community.  This role reports to the Executive Principal and focuses on the strategic and operational management of the school in alignment with the Middle and Senior schools. The capability to lead a diverse team effectively and creatively and contribute positively to the wider Senior Leadership Team is essential.

Experience needed

A strong and proven track record of innovation and educational excellence in Primary Education is essential for this role.  You will have a passion for leading, motivating and developing people, a strong knowledge of curriculum and a focus on innovative student learning experiences.  Kind and generous, you will have the proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with our students, staff, families, community, and prospective families. You will create a happy and positive environment, where children flourish with personalised care and attention and build a commitment to cultural diversity and understanding.

As a charismatic leader, you will have exceptional communication, time management and business skills along with strong financial management skills.  Their capability to lead a diverse team effectively and creatively and contribute positively to the whole school Senior Leadership Team is essential.

As this role oversees the operations of our Early Learning Centre and Kindergarten, knowledge of these early childhood education would be advantageous, but not essential.

Most importantly, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate commitment to Kristin's values and its distinct motto to "Progress with Vision, Integrity and Love".

Benefits & Culture

Kristin offers the opportunity to work with exceptional leaders who are dedicated and passionate about creating world citizens who are truly `Future ready`. You will have creative freedom, support from the senior leadership team, and a commitment to your professional development. Enjoy a highly competitive remuneration package, park like grounds, staff car parking and gymnasium. To find out more about our School and culture please visit our website or Facebook page.

Apply now

Please apply online at http://kristinschool.chillifactor.co.nz/jobs/

If you wish to discuss this role in confidence please contact Rebecca Isted, Director of Human Resources on (09) 415 5097 or email risted@kristin.school.nz .

Applications close on Friday 23 February 2018.

 

Deputy Headmaster/Principal – Medbury Preparatory School, Christchurch

·        Inspiring and highly skilled educationalist

·        Leading and innovative independent school for boys

 

Medbury Preparatory School, established in 1923, is an Independent Year 1-8 school for boys, recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading preparatory schools.  Located in Christchurch, New Zealand, the school caters for 375 day boys and boarders.  With small class sizes, Medbury School provides individual attention and support to each boy, attracting highly talented staff who inspire achievement and are dedicated to “unlocking the potential of every boy”.  The school enjoys a self-contained campus, offers a wide array of extra-curricular activities and has a strong school spirit underpinned by traditional Christian values.  Medbury School actively pursues educational excellence, encouraging a school environment where achievement is applauded and a place in the choir is as much sought after as a place in a sports team. 

This role will assist the Headmaster in ensuring the school is able to meet the needs of 21st century learners by providing a progressive, academically rich and student centred educational experience.  Equally, he/she will foster the traditions, values and ethos of Medbury which provide so much of its strength and defining character.

We seek applications from experienced, enthusiastic and inspiring educationalists, with a collaborative leadership style, strong values and excellent relationship skills, to lead motivated and experienced staff.  Proven curriculum development skills and a positive team focus are essential, along with analytical skills in the use of data to inform decisions.  A deep understanding of boys and their education is essential, and experience as a staff member or pupil in the independent school sector would be advantageous.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting 507355IS. Applications close on 25 February 2018. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a Candidate Briefing please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz.

For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 3 353 4365 (DDI).

 

Head of Middle School - St Andrew’s College, Christchurch

Permanent, full-time position, 5MU

St Andrew’s College is the South Island’s only independent, co-educational school offering Pre-school to Year 13 education. The College’s Secondary School seeks a highly skilled and motivated leader to lead our very successful and unique Middle School. A talented and dedicated team of Deans and Tutors enjoy a collaborative and supportive culture which promotes pastoral care and well-being for all. The College is committed to the ongoing professional development of its staff and supports staff to develop leadership skills in curriculum and pedagogy.

For further information please contact Evert van Florenstein, Head of Secondary School, on 03 940 2000 ext. 4095 or email eva@stac.school.nz.  Application packs are available from the College website stac.school.nz or by emailing Barbara Moore, PA to Head of Secondary School on hosspa@stac.school.nz or phone +64 3 940 2013.

Applications close 4pm, Friday 23 March 2018

Commencing:  Tuesday 5 June 2018

 

HOD roles

Head of Department – Science - Saint Kentigern Boys’ School (Years 0 – 8), Auckland

Commencing Term 3, 2018 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Department - Science to teach and lead our Year 7 and 8 Science programme.  You would be responsible for curriculum delivery, budgets and staff management.  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.

Applicants should have:

• Excellent general science experience

• A passion for boys’ education

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes

The successful applicants will be part of a cooperative team dedicated to the education and all round excellence of boys.  We offer excellent teaching facilities and a supportive environment that promotes professional development and personal growth.

Applications close on 9 March 2018 and are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (stating all teaching subjects and including the names of at least two referees). Applications are to be submitted electronically to: Sue Bowskill, email sue.bowskill@saintkentigern.com

 

Teaching roles

Teacher/Tutor – Science & Humanities - ACG Parnell, Auckland

About the role:

Science and Humanities, Y7-11, immediate start.  

A successful, dynamic practitioner with either NCEA, IB or CIE experience preferred. However, applications from talented, enthusiastic recent graduates are welcomed.  

ACG Parnell College is a leading independent co-educational school with excellent facilities and a reputation for outstanding educational outcomes. Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration well above state rates.

Please apply online at http://hr.acgedu.com

 

Teacher/Tutor - ACG Strathallan, Auckland

About the role:

Part time (0.4 to 0.6 FTE), Fixed contract for 2018, Secondary (Years 7–15), Certificated teacher, commencing Term 1, 2018 

We are looking for an outstanding teacher to join our motivated and vibrant team in the Social Science Department at ACG Strathallan. Ideally you will come from a Social Science background, however English or ESOL experience is also welcome. Experience of teaching Cambridge IGCSE Geography would be an advantage but not essential.  

Applicants should be suitably qualified and prepared to play an active part in the co-curricular and professional life of the school.

Located in Karaka, Auckland, ACG Strathallan is a leading, independent, coeducational school. Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment and competitive remuneration.  

Please apply online at http://hr.acgedu.com

 

Teacher/Tutor – Middle/Lower Primary - ACG Sunderland, Auckland

About the role:

Lower Primary Position. Permanent, Full time, possibly commencing Term 1, 2018. The successful applicant will have an interest in IT or Science and join a highly motivated and successful team delivering an outstanding educational product.

We are a growing independent, coeducational school from Preschool to Year 13. Located in Waitakere, our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration.

The successful applicant must be flexible, committed and a good team player. They will also have the necessary skills to work successfully with children, parents, staff and the overall ACG philosophy. 

Please apply online at http://hr.acgedu.com

 

Teacher/Tutor – Biology & Mathematics - ACG Tauranga

About the role:

A combination of Biology and Mathematics, Year 7-13, permanent, full time, commencing January 2018.

A leading independent coeducational school with modern facilities and high performing staff focused on outstanding educational outcomes. Our teachers benefit from a well resourced and modern teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration well above state rates.

To apply, visit http://hr.acgedu.com

 

Mathematics Teacher - Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

Position to start Term 3, 2018

An enthusiastic Mathematics Teacher is sought to join our well-resourced and forward thinking school.  Your passion for teaching Mathematics will be valued by motivated girls who want to learn.  Opportunities to teach year 7 to Level 3.

Diocesan offers a dual pathway with NCEA and International Baccalaureate. We promote wide opportunities for professional development.

Applications close 28 February 2018

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls.

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

We invite you to view our website for further details about our School.

 


Senior School Relief Teachers - Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

We are looking for enthusiastic and engaging secondary trained Teachers, with NZ Curriculum experience to join our pool of relievers in the senior school.

With changed availability of some of our current relievers and long term relief opportunities that have arisen, we are now seeking additional relievers for our senior school relief pool.   Relievers with experience working in our school and who know our girls are given priority for relief opportunities that arise.

We ask when completing the application for employment form that you note your teaching subjects – at present experienced NZ curriculum teachers with Health & PE, English, Economics, Science or Mathematics as their specialist subject are particularly sought.

Diocesan offers a dual pathway with NCEA and International Baccalaureate. We promote wide opportunities for professional development.

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls.

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

We invite you to view our website for further details about our School.

 

Swimming Instructors / Coaches - Aquatic Centre, Swim School - Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

Diocesan School for Girls is a high performing independent Anglican School with an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement.  With state of the art educational and sporting facilities, the school provides a unique environment where girls can achieve excellence in a wide range of academic, cultural, sporting and spiritual activities.

Our world-class indoor Aquatic Centre has a purpose built fitness centre, separate learner pool and 400-seat spectator gallery.  A moveable floor in the main 25x20 metre pool can be lowered for deep water sports codes like water polo and raised for learn-to-swim classes. 

Our Swim School teaches both boys and girls throughout the year.  The Swim School operates programmes after school Monday to Thursday, Saturday mornings and during the school holidays.

We have x3 opportunities available in our Swim School.  Hours will be negotiated with the successful candidates:

Swimming Instructor

Experienced swim instructor competent in teaching students from beginners through to classes that cover all four swimming strokes.  Knowledge of the various stroke techniques is a prerequisite. 

Baby / Toddler and Pre-school Swimming Instructor

Swimming instructor who is experienced in teaching babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers classes 1-2 times a week and possibly a Saturday morning. 

Candidates for this role could also be capable of teaching all levels up to squads and this could involve working Monday to Thursday and Saturday mornings. 

The successful candidates for these positions will have had experience and are able to detail successes in previous organisations.  All candidates will be professional, enthusiastic, friendly and reliable.  They will also enjoy working in a team and be able to provide a fun and safe learning environment for our students.  Appointments are subject to a satisfactory result from the Police Vetting process.

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls.

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

We invite you to view our website for further details about our School.

 

Swimming Coach - Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

  • Experienced and qualified swimming coach
  • State of the art Aquatic Centre
  • Epsom location

Diocesan School for Girls is a high performing independent Anglican School with an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement.  With state of the art educational and sporting facilities, the school provides a unique environment where girls can achieve excellence in a wide range of academic, cultural, sporting and spiritual activities.

Our world-class indoor Aquatic Centre has a purpose built fitness centre, separate learner pool and 400-seat spectator gallery.  A moveable floor in the main 25x20 metre pool can be lowered for deep water sports codes like water polo and raised for learn-to-swim classes. 

Our Swim School teaches both boys and girls throughout the year.  The Swim School operates fitness squad programmes both in the mornings and after school Monday to Thursday, Saturday mornings and during the school holidays. 

We have an opportunity available in for an experienced Swimming Coach to join our team, who is competent in coaching fitness squads capable of swimming up to 3km. The successful candidate will be able to detail successes in previous organisations.  You will be professional, enthusiastic, friendly and reliable.  You will also enjoy working in a team and be able to provide a fun and safe learning environment for our students. Days may be negotiated.

Appointments are subject to a satisfactory result from the Police Vetting process.

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls.

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

We invite you to view our website for further details about our School.

 

Science Teacher / Curriculum Leader of Science - Kristin School, Auckland

  • Full-time, commencing May 2018
  • State of the art facilities
  • Albany location with park-like grounds

Organisation

Kristin is one of New Zealand's finest independent schools.  It provides exceptional education for over 1,600 students from Early Learning to Year 13.  The School attracts highly talented staff who inspire outstanding academic achievement and offers a high performing array of co-curricular activities.  Progressive and global in its approach, Kristin provides dual pathways through NCEA and the International Baccalaureate, a well-reputed international programme. Dedicated to providing a caring, supportive environment, the aim for students is to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn enthusiastically throughout life.

Role and experience needed

We are seeking an inspiring teacher for Science commencing Term 2 2018. Open to beginning or experienced teachers, we are seeking someone who is willing to teach across Year 7-11 as well as their specialism in Year 12-13. A curriculum Leader of Science role, responsible for administering Year 10 and 11 courses, may also be offered to the successful candidate. Please state if you wish to be considered for this as well as your Science specialism.

The Science faculty is welcoming and supportive and well supported by three science technicians to help you prepare for lessons and professional development is fundamental to the faculty. Passionate about innovative student initiatives and digital citizenship, you will be committed to the School and co-curricular activities.  Most importantly, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate commitment to Kristin's values and its distinct motto to "Progress with Vision, Integrity and Love". 

Benefits & Culture

Kristin offers the opportunity to work with exceptional leaders who are dedicated and passionate about creating world citizens who are truly “Future ready”. You will have creative freedom, support from the senior leadership team, and a commitment to your professional development. Enjoy a highly competitive remuneration package, small class sizes, highly engaged students and a welcoming and supportive faculty. To find out more about our School and culture please visit our website or our Facebook page.

Apply now

Please apply online at http://kristinschool.chillifactor.co.nz/jobs/

If you wish to discuss this role in confidence please contact Rebecca Isted, Director of Human Resources on (09) 415 5097 or email risted@kristin.school.nz .

Applications close on Friday 2 March 2018.

 

History / Social Studies Teacher (full time permanent position) - Saint Kentigern College, Auckland

We are a leader among Independent schools in Australasia, providing a future-focused values-based independent Presbyterian education for students from 3 to 18 years old, in four schools on three campuses across Auckland.

Commencing Term 2, 2018, we require a dynamic teacher of History and Social Studies with the ability to teach History to NCEA Level 3 and an interest in teaching International Baccalaureate History.  The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated and innovative staff in outstanding facilities with first-class resources.  A commitment to the special character and co-curricular programme of the College is essential. 

Applications close 2 March 2018. 

Applications are to be made in writing with a cover letter and CV and emailed to Sandra Melhuish, HR Co-ordinator, hr@saintkentigern.com.  See www.saintkentigern.com/about-us/careers/ for more information on the College. 

 

English and/or Religious Education Teacher - Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Wellington

 

Marsden School is seeking a part-time specialist English teacher for Years 7 and 10 who is also able to teach a modified NCEA English programme to senior international students.  Some teaching hours are also available in Religious Education.  This vacancy could combine both subjects or be filled as two separate positions. Join a well-resourced, dynamic and creative team with a passion for enabling individual students to achieve their personal best.  Position commences at the start of Term 2.

A detailed position description is on our website www.marsden.school.nz

Please forward applications to Mrs Alison McManus, EA to the Principal, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Private Bag, Karori, Wellington or by e-mail to alison.mcmanus@marsden.school.nz

Applications close on Thursday 1st March at 4.00pm and will be considered as they are received.

 

 

Counselling roles

Counsellor - Christ's College, Christchurch

Affiliated with the Anglican Church of New Zealand, Christ’s College is one of the leading independent secondary schools in New Zealand. Christ’s College has a proven record of academic excellence, strong commitment to pastoral care, offers a wide range of sports, service, cultural and co-curricular activities, and is dedicated to achieving its mission: Each boy at his best.

Christ’s College is seeking to appoint a College Counsellor. The Counsellor is a key member of College’s pastoral care team and will take a lead role in the school’s pastoral care network, working closely with the Director of Wellbeing & Positive Education and accountable to the Deputy Principal. This significant role balances the ongoing development of wellbeing and positive education initiatives at College with providing a high quality counselling service for students and their families, and training sessions for teachers and House staff as required.

The ideal candidate should have school-based counselling experience, be passionate about the health and wellbeing of young people and have an understanding of the particular needs of boys living in a residential community. They must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to relate to many different people from a range of cultural backgrounds, a positive and friendly “can do” attitude, and a professional approach at all times.

The applicant must have specialist qualifications in counselling and be a current member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors.

This is a full-time permanent position, to commence at the beginning of Term 2 2018, Monday 30 April.

Christ’s College offers excellent working conditions in an attractive environment. The remuneration package reflects the nature of working in an independent school. Superannuation and medical insurance schemes are available after a qualifying period.

Please apply with a covering letter, CV and, as applicable, proof of specialist qualifications to executiveprincipal@christscollege.com

Click here to view the position description

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5PM, WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2018

 

Sports roles

Assistant to the Director of Sport - Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Affiliated with the Anglican Church of New Zealand, Christ’s College is one of the leading independent secondary schools in New Zealand. Christ’s College has a proven record of academic excellence, strong commitment to pastoral care, offers a wide range of sports, service, cultural and co-curricular activities, and is dedicated to achieving its mission: Each boy at his best.

Christ’s College is seeking to appoint a dynamic sport professional to lead its strength and conditioning regime. The Assistant to the Director of Sport – Head Strength & Conditioning Coach will provide leadership and management for all aspects of College’s strength and conditioning programmes, including pre-season preparation, in-season and off-season maintenance, and rehabilitation and recovery, as well as support the strength and conditioning elements of the health and physical education curriculum. As part of the sport management team, they will be expected to participate in all aspects of sport strategic planning at Christ’s College and to initiate new and interesting projects for the benefit of the boys.

The ideal candidate should enjoy working with young sportsmen, from beginners to elite level, and show an understanding of College’s philosophy and sporting values. They should have clear leadership ability and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with outstanding administrative and time management skills.

  • A tertiary qualification in Sports Science or a related discipline required
  • ASCA S&C Coach Accreditation preferred
  • Combination of relevant experience, education and training is essential

This is a full-time, permanent position, to commence at the beginning of Term 2 2018, Monday 30 April. The successful applicant must have the capacity to work flexible hours, which reflects the changing intensities of engagement season to season in the sporting context.

Christ’s College offers excellent working conditions in an attractive environment. The remuneration package reflects the nature of working in an independent school. Superannuation and medical insurance schemes are available after a qualifying period.

Please apply with a covering letter, CV and, as applicable, proof of specialist qualifications to executiveprincipal@christscollege.com

Click here to view the position description

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5PM, WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2018

 

International roles

Director of International Students - Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Wellington

The Director of International Students plays a critical role in influencing the quality of the International Student Programme at Marsden and is primarily responsible for the development and delivery of programmes, to provide support to International Students within the School community, and liaising with the homestay coordinator to ensure a happy home life. The Director also coordinates the School’s programme of exchanges with our sister schools in the UK, Japan and Australia. Marsden is a member of the ‘Wellington Private Education Network’ and all International Students at Marsden participate in its ‘StudyCare’ programme.

This is a permanent part-time role which may be combined with an appropriate teaching load and/or other leadership responsibilities to make a full-time position for the successful applicant.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Strong knowledge of the requirements of the Education Code of Practice, 2016
  • Experience in working with International Students and providing both academic and wellbeing support within a school setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Sound knowledge of the NZ school environment and NCEA

A detailed position description is on our website www.marsden.school.nz.  Please forward applications in the first instance to Mrs Alison McManus, EA to the Principal, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Private Bag, Karori, Wellington or by e-mail to alison.mcmanus@marsden.school.nz.

Applications will close on Thursday 1st March 2018.

 

Boarding roles

Assistant Boarding House Manager - Queen Margaret College, Wellington

Queen Margaret College is seeking submissions of interest for a caring and dedicated professional to assist our Boarding House Manager with the day to day running of Queen Margaret House, our brand new boarding facility.

This is a full time permanent residential position starting in Term 1, 2018.

Applications close Monday 5 March at 9am.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website: www.qmc.school.nz