English Teacher, Assistant Head of Department - Gore, NZ

If you are an experienced English teacher and are looking for that next career step – then this is your ideal opportunity!

Gore High School, located in Southland is seeking an exceptional English teacher with experience at senior levels, to take on the position of Assistant Head of Department from January 2018.  This permanent role will have additional responsibilities as the successful applicant will be acting Head of Department fixed term for 2018, then revert to an Assistant’s role.

The school has a boarding facility to cater for those students from further afield.  With a roll of around 500 students, the school is large enough to provide a wide curriculum, including a thriving English department, while having the ability to know each student.

The leadership team and staff place strong emphasis on lifelong values of respect, responsibility, participation, and community.  This well-respected high school has a proud tradition of educational excellence and strong school culture of ‘Courtesy, Effort and Responsibility.’

Gore is a small, friendly, rural New Zealand town of around 10,000 people and close proximity to many beautiful South Island attractions.  A day trip to Dunedin, Invercargill and weekends at the ski-fields around Queenstown are only a couple of hours drive away.  The school serves both the town of Gore and the surrounding rural areas, and the low cost of living in the region makes this a popular choice for families.

The English Department comprises of 4 full time passionate teachers, who inspire a love of English, and also the ability to engage students in this subject area.  This innovative department operates out of 4 learning spaces, (2 traditional classrooms and 2 modern learning environment spaces) and is a collaborative and supportive team with a culture of sharing plans, resources ideas and challenges.

For more information please request an information and application pack by emailing the Candidate Care team at Education Personnel: careteam@edperson.co.nz, quoting reference #48, or call Kristina Appleby on +64 4 910 2212.

All enquiries for this position should come directly to Education Personnel.

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