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.

See below for our current vacancies.

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 and a clean driver’s licence is required.

For all applications, please submit cover letter, CV and application form (please download a copy for completion from www.bdsc.school.nz) and submit to y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz by closing date.

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

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

* Required

Application:

View and complete any relevant documentation required * (see below).

Applications to be addressed to the Principal’s PA Yvonne de Graaf and emailed to y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz

* Your Letter of Application
* Your Current Curriculum Vitae

Current Opportunities

Assistant Head of Mathematics 2MU, 1MMA


Applications close: 4pm, Monday 20 February

Full Time, Permanent
Start: Term 2, 2023

We are looking for an inspiring, innovative, energetic, and collaborative student focused teacher of Mathematics and Statistics who can teach junior and senior classes.

In addition to this, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate management and leadership skills to support the Head of Mathematics and a large collaborative department.

Please also see our currently advertised Assistant Teacher of Mathematics and Statistics vacancy.

We are a Microsoft Global Showcase college with modern facilities located in East Auckland and your commitment to our whānau-based philosophy and participation in the co-curricular life of the college is expected.

Please submit a cover letter, your CV and a BDSC Application Form to Mrs Yvonne de Graaf y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz by 4pm, Monday 20 February.

Assistant Teacher of Mathematics and Statistics


Applications close: 4pm, Monday 20 February

Full Time, Permanent
Start: Term 2, 2023 (or earlier by negotiation)

We are looking for an inspiring, innovative, energetic, and collaborative student focused teacher of Mathematics and Statistics with the ability to teach senior classes an advantage. This position is suitable for beginning teachers.

The successful applicant would be part of a progressive learning area open to learning with a strong commitment to support the successes of all our students.

We are a Microsoft Global Showcase college with modern facilities located in East Auckland and your commitment to our whānau-based philosophy and participation in the co-curricular life of the college is expected.

Please submit a cover letter, your CV and a BDSC Application Form to Mrs Yvonne de Graaf y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz by 4pm, Monday 20 February.

Careers Administration Assistant


Applications close: 4pm, Friday 10 February

Part Time, Permanent
Start: During Term 1, 2023

We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic person with great administration skills to join our careers department for 8 hours per week (term time only). This person would need to be experienced with Microsoft based products and be confident using technology.

Applicants must have NZ residency and a clean drivers licence. Short listed applicants will be required to undergo a police vet.

Please submit a cover letter, your CV and a BDSC Application Form to Mrs Yvonne de Graaf y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz by 4pm, Friday 10 February.

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