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.


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 whanau-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.

Applications

* Required

Completed applications are to be addressed to the Principal's PA, Mrs T Horsford and received at Botany Downs Secondary College, 575 Chapel Road, Howick, Auckland 2016 or emailed to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Support Staff applicants to be addressed to the Business Manager.

 

Please complete the following documents as applicable:

 

Classroom Teacher

Information for Applicants .doc

* Job Application Form .doc

Generic Job Description .pdf

 

Middle Management (DP, HOLA, HOD, TIC)
Information for Applicants .doc
* Job Application Form .doc
* Positions of Responsibility .doc
* Referee Request .doc

 

Support Staff
Information for Applicants .doc
* Job Application Form .doc

 

 

There are currently three opportunities...

We want inspiring energetic, collaborative student-focused teachers, with an awareness of current educational practice, who enjoy mentoring and developing young people. A decile 9 Microsoft Global Showcase College with modern facilities located in East Auckland. Co-curricular involvement expected.

Please download and complete the relevant application documentation.

 

Uniform Shop and Copy Centre Operator

We are recruiting for a Uniform Shop and Copy Centre Operator combined into one bubbly individual. The combined position is 35 hours per week term time only.

  • Police vet required as part of Vulnerable Children Act
  • Applicants must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa
  • A clean driver’s licence is required.

The Uniform Shop Operator will be required to work additional hours during school holiday period(s). Specific details listed on the Job Description(s). Reporting to the Business Manager, we require a team player with the following attributes:

  • Good communications – both written and verbal
  • Good computer skills
  • Physically able
  • Positive, motivated communicator
  • Willing attitude and initiative required
  • Proactive when possible

For a job description and submission of application forms, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close at midday on Monday 24 July 2017.

 

Science Technician

Required for 17 hours per week, term time only. The days of work are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday however in times of a heavy workload there may be some variation by negotiation.

Reporting to the Head of Learning Science, the key responsibilities of the Science Technician are:

  • to provide preparation support to Science staff for practical
  • lessons;
  • assist in the management of Science laboratory and resources
  • provide administrative and technical support to the Head of Learning and Science teaching staff

As part of the Science Department, and one of three Science Technicians, we will require the applicant to have initiative, good communication skills – both written and
verbal, and a high level of attention to detail. We require the applicant to have an interest in Science and the ability to work in a positive and motivated manner, as part of a busy and dynamic team.

Short-listed applicants will be required to undergo a Police Vet, once every three years. Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa. A clean driver’s licence is required.

For a job description and submission of application forms, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close at midday on Monday 24 July 2017.

 

Teacher Aide

Part time - Term time only; 3 to 4 days per week full time. (Preferably Monday-Wednesday but can be negotiated)

Experience in supporting students is required. Good communication skills essential.

Applications close Monday 24 July 2017.