Scots College Wellington New Zealand

Careers at Scots College

Senior Syndicate Dean (Years 4-6) 2 m/us

We are seeking an experienced and committed teacher to join our Prep School team at Scots College.  This is a permanent, full-time appointment and will commence in Term 3, 2017.  The successful candidate must have a vision and passion for teaching and learning and ideally, have already held a management role within a school.

The successful applicant will lead the Senior Syndicate (Years 4-6) and be part of a cooperative team, dedicated to the education and all round excellence of boys.  The applicant will also teach a Year 6 class and be part of the Prep school leadership team. We offer exciting facilities and a supportive environment that promotes professional development and personal growth, within an IB PYP education framework.  Knowledge of this framework (specifically Year 6 Exhibition) and Independent Schools’ education would be extremely advantageous.

Scots College is an independent, Presbyterian school for boys located in Strathmore, Wellington.  It is well known for its holistic approach to education, encouraging all its students to explore not only the academic, but the sporting, cultural and spiritual dimensions of life.  Its motto is “Learning. For Life” which reflects its objective to send each young man off into the world well prepared for the challenges ahead. This is your chance to work in a school that has created a culture, environment and atmosphere which all influence students’ learning.

Applicant should have:

  • A passion for boys’ education
  • The ability to manage and motivate boys
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Experience and excellence in best pedagogical practice
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of restorative practice
  • Experience in organizing school events
  • The ability to manage a small team of teachers
  • Experience with the staff appraisal processes

A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes

Applications close on Monday 1st May 2017 at 4pm and should consist of a covering letter and current CV (including teacher registration information and 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

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Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Strathmore Park
Wellington 6022
New Zealand
Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
New Zealand