Head of Learning Area – Science

Thorndon, Wellington 

We have an amazing job opportunity for an experienced Science Teacher or current middle leader looking to make the next big step to start in term 3. We are searching for our next Head of Science; a collaborative leader who is eager to take risks, has high expectations and ready to lead our science faculty into the future.

Queen Margaret College is Wellington’s leading independent girls’ school, providing a world-class education for girls from Y1-Y13, with a boarding facility and a coeducational preschool onsite. Our school is built on the QMC values of integrity, courage, respect, resilience, and generosity and offers excellent class sizes, strong professional development, and a supportive community.

We have an amazing job opportunity for an experienced Science Teacher or current middle leader looking to make the next big step to start in term 3. We are searching for our next Head of Science; a collaborative leader who is eager to take risks, has high expectations and ready to lead our science faculty into the future.

Technical Skills, Knowledge and Experience

The skills, experience and attitudes required are commensurate with the position.

 

  • Outstanding knowledge of and proven skills in science curriculum development and assessment
  • A strong understanding of current educational practice as it relates to student learning.
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment, and to build a cohesive and effective team.
  • Demonstrated ability in mentoring and coaching and developing appropriate professional learning opportunities for staff.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and meet prescribed deadlines.
  • Outstanding ability and experience in classroom teaching.

 

Requirements

  • Must be a New Zealand registered teacher.
  • Experience in senior Biology and/or Chemistry preferred.

QMC is developing an ambitious programme for learning in the school.   Enjoy a competitive remuneration package, highly engaged students, and a welcoming and supportive faculty. All staff are expected to play an active role in the extra-curricular life of the school.

We are an International Baccalaureate World School so experience teaching the IB Diploma as well as NCEA is desirable but not necessary as we can support your development in this area.

If you want to be part of the life of Wellington’s leading independent girls’ school apply today.

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form to the Principal’s Assistant: [email protected] by 9am on Monday 21st June.

Applications closed Monday 21 June 2021
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