Job Vacancies

We welcome enquiries from teaching and administration staff seeking a position at our college. As positions become available, they will be listed below with the position and requirements.

We want

Inspiring energetic, collaborative student-focused teachers, with an awareness of current educational practice, who enjoy mentoring and developing young people. Co-curricular involvement expected.

Staff and Work Environment

A decile 9 Microsoft Global Showcase college with modern facilities located in East Auckland.

Our professional and highly motivated staff provide intellectual challenge through quality teaching and learning programmes within a safe, supportive environment. Botany Downs Secondary College is committed to building strong future prospects for our students, the citizens and leaders of tomorrow. It is our belief that all students have a potential well beyond the levels of current performance and we wish to work with them to develop their wider range of talents, skills and abilities. We hope students themselves will develop a passion for learning.

Our college has systems in place designed to support the career development of all our staff, including mentoring and training programmes. The learning areas are well-resourced and enjoy a collaborative team approach. As a whānau-based school, oversight of learning progress and personal development of students is an important element of providing an excellent learning environment. Botany Downs Secondary College is a modern, innovative school.

Staff are expected to have sound ICT skills and be prepared to participate in the mentoring, and co-curricular programmes. Commitment to our vision, philosophy and co-curricular life of the college is a condition of employment.

All applicants to please read

  • Eligibility to apply for a position
  • How to present your application
  • Information about our selection process

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Applications to be addressed to the Principal’s PA Tanya Horsford and emailed to

Middle Management / Senior Leadership positions (DP, HOLA, HOD, TIC)

* Your Letter of Application
* Your Current Curriculum Vitae
* Positions of Responsibility 
* Referee Request  (please send to 3 referees for completion ahead of the application closing date) to be submitted directly to

Classroom Teacher

* Your Letter of Application
* Your Current Curriculum Vitae
Job Description 

Administrative (Support) Staff

* Your Letter of Application
* Your Current Curriculum Vitae

Current Opportunities

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English Teacher

Listed Date : 25 Oct 2019 Full Time

Full time, Fixed term, Start Date: 22/01/2020, End Date: 11/12/2020 (Maternity leave cover for 2020). Applications close on Monday 11 November at 4 pm. READ MORE >

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