Chemistry Teacher, New Zealand

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Otahuhu CollegeNew Zealand

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Start date: late January early February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes We are seeking an excellent full-time permanent classroom practitioner to join our Science Faculty in late January 2020.    As a school, we are committed to increasing the number of students who go on to degree-level study. Our school has gone through a period of significant improvement in the past 4 years and we are looking for a dedicated chemisty teacher who will continue the good work and build on our students’ successes.
Otahuhu College is a Y9–13 school in Auckland serving a largely Pacific Island and Maori population. Our students in many cases come from first or second-generation new families who moved to New Zealand for a better life and for better opportunities for their children. The science position is for General science with a specialisation in Chemistry. Otahuhu College has nine brand new science labs completed in 2016 so we provide excellent teaching facilities as well as a strong well-run department.  The faculty is well resourced with practical equipment and ably supported by our technicians.  Extra-curricular activities play a big part of the College and teachers new to New Zealand benefit greatly from getting involved in the many sporting and cultural activities Otahuhu College offers. Extra-curricular activities play a big part in school life and teachers new to New Zealand benefit greatly from getting involved in the many sporting and cultural activities Otahuhu College offers. We are looking for teachers with: Evidence of excellent classroom practice A track record of successful student outcomes at KS4 and ideally A LevelHigh expectations of student attainment and behaviourThe willingness to go the extra distance for our students and their families We Offer: An established and comprehensive induction programme A strong commitment to your professional development and career managementexcellent CPD and leadership development at all levels A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewardedA working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for allA positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staffAn International relocation grant Applications are encouraged from ‘Teach First’ programme graduates, as well from PGCE / B.Ed qualified colleagues.  We have an excellent record developing teachers in both practise and leadership.  To make application please forward a CV and brief cover letter to the Manager Oasis Education Ltd at

More about Otahuhu College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Address: 74 - 78 Mangere Road, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062, New Zealand. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +64 9 963 4000