Curriculum Leader Languages Position - Blenheim, New Zealand

Curriculum Leader Languages - Blenheim

A top performing girls’ secondary school situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand is looking for a Curriculum Leader for their Languages Faculty.  You will lead this department and be able to teach French to a senior level, including scholarship. The ideal candidate will exhibit longstanding commitment to inclusivity, to the ongoing development of best practice teaching strategies and to restorative practice. 

You will enjoy working in a modern decile 7 state secondary school that caters for girls from Year 9 – Year 13 (Age 13 – 18). The school’s catchment area is wide with a roll of approximately 1000 young women.  As a teacher at Marlborough Girls’ College you will be situated in Blenheim, a beautiful, boutique town in the Marlborough Region of the upper South Island. In this region you will enjoy many sunshine hours, an abundance of outdoor activities, high class wineries and picturesque scenery. The Marlborough Sounds are exquisite and Blenheim is only a short flight or drive from two main centres, Wellington and Christchurch, therefore opportunities for travel and exploration are great. 

Through teaching and being involved in extra-curricular activities you will be a part of the school’s mission, which is ‘To empower each young woman to engage in and succeed through a high quality education’. As an innovative educator you will contribute to empowering the college’s young women to achieve personal excellence and participate confidently in all aspects of schooling life. You will also be an integral part of creating and sustaining the caring, safe and supportive school community the school has pride in.

As the Curriculum Leader of Languages you will develop quality teaching and learning programmes that ensures inclusiveness and student engagement. You will promote the development of the school’s curriculum by demonstrating a significant depth of knowledge in theory and practical application of the curriculum, learning and assessment. You will be also a strong leader and support staff to develop and effectively maintain environments which enhance learning by recognising and catering to the learning needs of a diversity of students. Alongside these responsibilities you will teach French at senior level, including scholarship.

To request an information pack or to apply for this rewarding role email quoting reference number #76803.

Applications close 11th November, with the successful candidate commencing Term 1 2017 – (30th January)

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