Head of Outdoor Education

Listed Date : 16 Aug 2018 Full Time

Applications close on Monday 27 July at 4 pm

Full time, Permanent 1MU, 2MMA.

We are seeking an experienced and passionate teacher of Outdoor Education and Physical Education to lead one of the largest Outdoor Education departments in the country.

Experience in teaching and assessing NCEA to Level 3 and leading camps is required. The Outdoor Education programme runs from Years 10 – 13 and candidates with current qualifications in the outdoor industry are preferred.

Applications that include a cover letter, CV and a completed BDSC Job Application Form are to be sent to Mrs Yvonne de Graaf y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz no later than 4pm on Monday 27 July 2020.

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 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.

Teaching 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.

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View and complete relevant documentation. To be addressed to the Principal’s PA and received at Botany Downs Secondary College, 575 Chapel Road, East Tamaki, Auckland 2016 or emailed to y.degraaf@bdsc.school.nz


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