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ISNZ Member School vacancies

 

Our Member Schools are innovative, diverse and professional places to work. Independent schools offer excellent resources, passionate and dedicated colleagues, motivated students, and the freedom to innovate and take risks. To learn more about what it’s like to work in an ISNZ Member School, see the profiles of our outstanding teachers and principals.

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Principal and Deputy Principal Roles

Assistant Principal - Medbury School, Christchurch

Commencing – Start of Term 2, 2019, or to be negotiated.

Medbury School is seeking an inspiring, innovative and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Medbury is recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading independent preparatory schools for the education of boys from Years 1 to 8. Catering for dayboys and boarders, Medbury offers small class sizes, personalised learning programmes and a balance of traditional values and modern pedagogy to provide the best possible start for our boys and engage them in a lifelong learning journey.

Key tasks will include Head of Curriculum, Diverse Learners Coordinator, Wellbeing, Junior and Middle School Dean, and other negotiated senior leadership responsibilities. 

Our successful candidate will have had significant middle or senior management experience and be used to a dynamic environment where the wellbeing of the students is paramount. They will have high levels of integrity, practiced judgement and discretion and strong planning and organisational skills.

If you would like to join the supportive, professional and reflective team at Medbury School, you can apply for this position by forwarding your CV, including three referees and a covering letter to the Headmaster, Mr Ian Macpherson via rachelle.mathews@medbury.school.nz

For further information visit www.medbury.school.nz

Closing Date: 5.00pm Monday 25 February 2019

 

Deputy Principal Pastoral Senior School - Scots College, Wellington

From 2020 Scots will be enrolling girls in its senior school, Years 11-13.  We anticipate that we will see around 150 girls attending the College by 2022.  This move is part of the College’s Future Focussed Learning strategy and includes significant curriculum changes and onsite developments.  This has created an opportunity for the appointment a new Deputy Principal Pastoral position commencing Term 4, 2019.   This position will have oversight of the pastoral care of all girls in the senior school as well as other negotiated senior leadership responsibilities.  We are seeking an experienced leader with the drive and enthusiasm to manage this exciting venture and support an environment where the students can excel.

Scots College is a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage.  It is based in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand, and offers a vibrant learning environment, encouraging excellence in every facet of education.  Scots College is proud of its dedicated staff who work hard to support and encourage the students. The school environment is strong and the staff work closely with parents to obtain the best outcomes for their children.  

The College is proud to be an IB (International Baccalaureate) World School, offering a dual pathway for its senior students of either NCEA or the IB Diploma.  The College is fully authorised for the delivery of all three programmes i.e. the Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme.

Our successful candidate will have had significant middle or senior management experience with full involvement in all aspects of life in a school.  They be well used to a dynamic environment where the wellbeing of the students is paramount and pursue excellence in all they do.

Key attributes of this candidate include:-  

  • The ability to promote learning
  • A passion for education and for supporting and helping young people to succeed
  • The ability to manage and motivate young people
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes
  • Having a strong interest in the students, their families and the community
  • High levels of integrity, practiced judgement and discretion
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Being a participating and contributing team player

If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part Scots College, then we would be delighted to hear from you.  We would ideally like the successful candidate to commence in this role in time for the beginning of Term 4 2019, so mid-October.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 22 March 2019.  Your application is to comprise a covering letter and current CV, stating teaching subjects, your current teacher certification status, and the names of at least three referees (referees will not be contacted without your permission).  Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton

Human Resources Manager

Tel. 04 388 0854

PO Box 15 064, Miramar

Wellington 6243

hintonc@scotscollege.school.nz

Please see our website (http://www.scotscollege.school.nz/about-us/careers-at-scots-college/) for the Job Description, and (http://www.scotscollege.school.nz/about-us/careers-at-scots-college/information-pack/) for an Information Pack.

 

 

HOD roles

Head of Faculty - Science - St Peter's School, Cambridge

Full time, Permanent 4 MUs

A rare opportunity exists for an exceptional leader to join our science faculty at St Peter’s School in Cambridge commencing in Term 2. 2019.

Reporting to the Deputy Principal, this role will lead the learning of science in the school. As the successful applicant, you will:

  • Use the NZ science curriculum to inform learning programme development  Lead and coach the science teaching team, inspiring high performance, engagement and empowerment.
  • Develop learning partnerships with teachers and students
  • Monitor student learning and track achievement
  • Build positive and respectful relationships with students
  • Actively involve parents and families in supporting student engagement in science
  • Work closely with our Deans and Senior Leadership Team to continuously raise student achievement

This exciting role requires a passion for science as well as exceptional relationship building and communication skills. An experienced teacher, you will also be a true people leader, who models resilience, innovation and empathy. Knowledge of the independent school sector is an advantage.

At St Peter’s we have an exceptional work environment in beautifully landscaped grounds. We offer excellent employment benefits including, access to our gym and pool facilities, staff lunches, excellent employer contribution to KiwiSaver and a culture which values excellence. At St Peter’s you will work in a collaborative team who are committed to making a difference in the lives of young people.

To apply Please click here

Applications close at noon Friday 22 February 2019.
 

Teaching roles

 

 

Business Studies Teacher - ACG Strathallan, Auckland

Full time, Permanent, Secondary (Years 7–15), Certificated teacher

We are looking for an outstanding Business Studies teacher to join our motivated and vibrant team at ACG Strathallan. Experience of teaching Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level Business Studies 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.

Position commences term 1, 2019.

To apply:

Please apply online by visiting http://hr.acgedu.com Job ref #6581

For further information about ACG Strathallan, please visit www.acgedu.com

 

Computer Science Teacher - ACG Sunderland, Auckland 

Permanent, part time starting in April 2019.

ACG Sunderland requires an experienced, qualified, Computer Science teacher to deliver senior and junior Computing and to join our collaborative learning environment and growing school.  The successful candidate may well have international curriculum experience but not essential.

Please apply online by visiting http://hr.acgedu.com Reference # 6936

For further information about ACG Sunderland please visit www.acgedu.com

 

English Teacher - ACG Tauranga

At ACG Education, we believe learning should be defined by the exceptional.  Over the past 20 years we have built an innovative, student-centred, learning community that provides outstanding education opportunities for students of all ages in New Zealand and internationally.

The leading provider of a world-class, values-driven, international education in the Bay of Plenty and ideally situated on a beautiful green campus, the ACG Tauranga community is warm and friendly and offers the highest standards of pastoral care.

The Cambridge Curriculum provides the basis for smooth progression and easy transition between Primary and Secondary. Education at ACG Tauranga means so much more than the pursuit of top results. Sports, the arts, community service and adventurous activity are all central to the balanced programme we offer.

ACG Tauranga is seeking a new English Teacher on a permanent full-time basis commencing Term 1, 2019.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher to deliver English. Applicants who can deliver other specialist subject areas in addition to English will be viewed favourably.

To apply:

Please apply online by visiting http://hr.acgedu.com Job ref #6542

For further information about ACG Tauranga, please visit www.acgedu.com

 

 

Relief Teachers - Christ's College, Canterbury

Christ's College is currently seeking qualified teachers to join our Relief staffing pool.  If you are interested in working in one of New Zealand's leading independent schools we would love to hear from you. 

We are looking for teachers with Physical Education and Health experience to commence immediately.

Please contact Robert Aburn (Assistant Principal) at raburn@christscollege.com or on mobile 027 706 6779.

 

Economics Teacher with Business Studies - Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

Starting Term 2, 29 April 2019 

  • Private Independent School
  • Epsom location

Innovative and dynamic Economics Teacher to join our successful and cohesive Social Sciences Faculty in Term 2 from 29 April 2019, and work with motivated learners.  Ability to also teach Accounting an advantage. 

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 and sporting activities

We offer students a dual pathway with NCEA and International Baccalaureate. 

Wide opportunities for professional development are available to teaching staff, as are:

  • the choice of an Apple or Windows laptop (an ipad in addition to a laptop is standard equipment for teachers with junior classes)
  • utilisation of our Fitness Centre gym and Aquatic pool facilities
  • an on-site physiotherapist
  • covered staff car parking
  • generous remuneration

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls or apply online via our website:

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

View our website to learn more about our school.

Please send through applications as soon as possible to meet New Zealand teacher registration and visa requirements and enable a 29 April 2019 start. Applications close 28 February 2019.

 

TIC Accounting with Economics and/ or Business Studies starting Term 2, 29 April 2019 

  • Private Independent School
  • Lead teaching programmes
  • Epsom location

An experienced and qualified Accounting Teacher is sought for a leadership role with responsibility for the development, implementation and management of Accounting programmes.  You will contribute to high achievement within an experienced and supportive Social Sciences Faculty team. International Baccalaureate Diploma teaching experience preferred.

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 and sporting activities

We offer students a dual pathway with NCEA and International Baccalaureate. 

Wide opportunities for professional development are available to teaching staff, as are:

  • the choice of an Apple or Windows laptop (an ipad in addition to a laptop is standard equipment for teachers with junior classes)
  • utilisation of our Fitness Centre gym and Aquatic pool facilities
  • an on-site physiotherapist
  • covered staff car parking
  • generous remuneration

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls or apply online via our website:

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

View our website to learn more about our school.

Please send through applications as soon as possible to meet New Zealand teacher registration and visa requirements and enable a 29 April 2019 start.

 

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.
 

 

Teacher of English (Years 7-13) - Scots College, Wellington

We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated Teacher of English to teach in our Middle (Years 7 - 10) and Senior (Years 11 – 13) schools.  This is a full time, permanent appointment to commence in time for the start of Term 2, April 2019.

Scots College is a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage.  From 2020 Scots will be enrolling girls in its senior school, Years 11-13.  Based in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand, Scots College offers a vibrant learning environment, encouraging excellence in every facet of education.  The College is proud of its dedicated staff who work hard to support and encourage the students. The school environment is strong and the staff work closely with parents to obtain the best outcomes for their children.  

Scots College offers a dual pathway for its senior students offering both NCEA and the IB Diploma.  The College is fully authorized for the delivery of the Diploma Programme and the Middle Years Programme.  Experience teaching these programmes would be highly advantageous, although if necessary, training will be provided to the right candidate.

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent general English teaching experience, and must have experience teaching senior classes, including Year 13
  • Interdisciplinary teaching experience would be 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.

Applications close on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 and are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (stating teacher certification details, all teaching subjects and including the names of at least three referees).  Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton

Human Resources Manager

Tel. 04 388 0854

PO Box 15 064, Miramar

Wellington 6243

hintonc@scotscollege.school.nz

Web: www.scotscollege.school.nz

 

 

Sports roles

Teacher/Tutor - PE - ACG Sunderland, Auckland

Commencing Term 1, 2019.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated and a successful PE teacher, potentially a new graduate, who will contribute to the wider facets of the school.

We are a growing independent, coeducational school from Preschool to Year 13. Located in Waitakere, our teachers benefit from a highly resourced, contemporary 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 by visiting http://hr.acgedu.com (Ref#6500).

For further information about ACG Sunderland, please visit www.acgedu.com.

 

 

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.

 

Health and Physical Education Teacher part time role starting 2019

We seek an experienced, enthusiastic and innovative Health and Physical Education Teacher to join our well-resourced faculty and work with motivated students.  State other teaching subjects for full time possibility.

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 and sporting activities

We offer students a dual pathway with NCEA and International Baccalaureate. 

Wide opportunities for professional development are available to teaching staff, as are:

  • the choice of an Apple or Windows laptop (an ipad in addition to a laptop is standard equipment for teachers with junior classes)\
  • utilisation of our Fitness Centre gym and Aquatic pool facilities
  • an on-site physiotherapist
  • covered staff car parking
  • generous remuneration

Please email applications, including a detailed CV and covering letter, to Human Resources at Diocesan School for Girls or apply online via our website:

Email: human.resources@diocesan.school.nz

Website: www.diocesan.school.nz

View our website for learn more about our school.

Applications close on 28 February 2019.

 

Preschool roles

Kindergarten Teacher - Little Doves Kindergarten, Kristin School, Auckland

  • Full-time, commencing May 2019
  • Fixed term contract until December 2019
  • Located within Kristin School in Albany

Organisation

Nestled in the grounds of Kristin School, our well-established Kindergarten caters for children 4 - 5 years of age to support their learning journey and create a seamless transition to Year 0 and Year 1. Licenced for 50 children the Kindergarten enjoys the support of Kristin School, including specialist teachers in languages, music and movement, performing and visual arts and resources across the School.

Kristin is one of New Zealand's finest non-denominational, co-educational, independent schools.  It provides exceptional education for over 1600 students from Early Learning to Year 13.  The Kindergarten has a carefully planned curriculum that interweaves an inquiry based IB primary years programmer and the New Zealand Early Years Te Whariki.

Role and experience needed

We are seeking a qualified Early Childhood teacher to work with our children to help children explore, inspire children to share and get them to ask questions and think critically about their learning so they can build confidence and develop an understanding of the world around them. This full-time role operates in shifts that vary between 7.20am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. The Kindergarten is open during term breaks and closes for 4 weeks at Christmas.

To be successful you need to have experience working with 4-5-year olds and ideally primary experience with new entrants. You need to be passionate, professional and most importantly, you will be able to demonstrate commitment to Kristin's values and its distinct motto to "Progress with Vision, Integrity and Love". 

Benefits & Culture

This role offers the opportunity to work in a caring, loving and harmonious environment. You will have a commitment to your professional development and a supportive leadership team. Kristin offers a competitive remuneration package, 6 weeks’ annual leave and other wellbeing incentives.

Apply now

Please click apply or apply online at http://kristincareers.nz. Complete the application form below the LinkedIN and Indeed buttons and attach your CV and covering letter.

If you wish to discuss this role in confidence please contact Rebecca Isted, Director of Human Resources on (09) 415 5097 or an information pack can be found on our careers site.

Applications close on Friday 1 March 2019.

 

Lab/Technician roles

Laboratory Assistant - Pinehurst School, Auckland

Responsible to:            Head of Science Faculty, Science Technician

Hours:                          15 hours per week during term time.

                                    Sometimes additional hours may be required by the school.

 

Participating and Contributing

  • Supports and models the school’s values at all times
  • Supports and assists Laboratory Technician
  • Does what is right and takes responsibility for own actions
  • Understands the concept of work/life balance
  • Accepts and manages personal responses to change in a positive manner
  • Works collaboratively as a team member
  • Identifies and participates in learning opportunities as appropriate for professional development.

Service Delivery

 

Operations

  • Assist the Science Technician as instructed to maintain the smooth function of Science faculty teaching
  • Assist in setting up laboratories for class lessons
  • Assist in the set out and tidy up of experimental and practical work as necessary including cleaning
  • Assist with the setting up of computers and other ICT apparatus within the Science faculty
  • Assist with the preparation of the laboratories and equipment for internal and external CIE practical examinations
  • Assist in the care for living specimens, plants etc.
  • Assist in labelling laboratory equipment, apparatus and supplies
  • Assist in keeping laboratory equipment stocks current
  • Assist researching new practicals to facilitate student knowledge and experience.
  • Assist with filing sorting and compilation of scientific practical resources.

 

Health & Safety

  • Assist in undertaking regular and appropriate checks of safety equipment and ensure first aid kits are fully stocked
  • Assist in maintaining copies of SDS for chemicals and securing of hazardous substances in the laboratories
  • Assist to ensure scientific equipment and resources are in full working order
  • Report all maintenance requirements and accidents within laboratories to the Science Technician
  • Assist in maintaining and annual inventory of chemical hazards in the school

 

 

Equipment

  • Assist with the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment and apparatus, and identification and set up of new equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining an annual inventory of Science equipment and apparatus
  • Assist in maintaining an ongoing inventory of Science chemicals including forward planning for future practicals.
  • Assist with research and purchasing of laboratory supplies, equipment disposables and capital expenditure items.

Environment

  • Aid in clean-up of spills and breakages

 

Sustainability

  • Be conscious of waste and the environment, recycle where appropriate

                

 

Expected Outcomes

  1. The Science Technician is supported through the delivery of quality service
  2. Relationships with students and teachers are positive

Applications close on 1 March 2019 at 3pm. Please send applications to Michelle Davies, Human Resources Manager, michelle.davies@pinehurst.school.nz