Teacher of Social Sciences/ Head of Department History Full time, Permanent

Cambridge, Waikato 
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Position to commence Term 1 2022

St Peter’s, Cambridge is an outstanding independent Year 7-13 co-educational school, with a growing roll currently at 1240 students. St Peter’s offers world class facilities situated in a unique environment and is “home” for over 400 boarders. We are proud to be one of New Zealand’s leading high performing independent schools offering a quality education based on strong Christian values alongside a bespoke wellbeing curriculum. We offer a range of staff professional learning options and career development, including an effective growth coaching programme.
  
At St Peter’s, we strive for academic excellence. We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and engaging teacher to join our vibrant and well-resourced Social Science faculty.  You will be able to build positive relationships with students and enable them to reach their full potential.
Small class sizes mean teachers have more opportunity to engage with students and invest in their overall growth.
The successful candidate will have significant curriculum expertise in teaching History to Year 13.  Ideally, you will also have some understanding of or interest in working with the International Baccalaureate History curriculum.
  
This role is an excellent career development opportunity where you will:
  

  • Provide professional leadership and management for NCEA and IB History courses offered at the school
  • Design innovative curriculum programmes which will engage learners
  • Collaborate with and lead History department staff regarding allocation of classes and curriculum development
  • Direct and monitor assessment and reporting for NCEA and History courses in line with School policies
  • Supervise, support and appraise teachers of History
  • Please state other teaching subjects

  
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.  You will work in a collaborative team who are committed to making a difference in the lives of young people. You are required to be Covid-19 vaccinated, in line with the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021
  
Position to commence
Term 1 2022

Applications close at

5.00pm, 6 December 2021

Please include a covering letter, and CV with details of three referees.

To apply please click https://adr.to/fga2q

www.stpeters.school.nz

 

Applications closing Monday 6 December 2021
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