Head of Department – Social Science

Full time, Permanent position commencing at the beginning of Term 1 2021, Middle leadership, Social Sciences, 3MU and 1MMA

Shirley Boys’ High School is a single sex school serving the eastern suburbs of Christchurch. We provide learning inside and outside the classroom that enriches boys and prepares them for their world. Our staff provide high quality education with a focus on strong and positive relationships.

We seek a highly motivated, dynamic, engaging individual with expert curriculum knowledge to lead the Social Sciences learning area which encompasses History, Geography, Tourism, Classics, Legal Studies, Media Studies and junior Social Studies. The successful applicant will have a background in the Social Science curriculum area, experience in middle leadership and will be required to make a commitment to the wider life of Shirley Boys’ High School.

 Timeline – Social Science

Wednesday 16 September Position advertised in Education Gazette and school website
Monday 12 October, 3pm Applications close
Tuesday 13 October Shortlisting by SLT
Monday 19 – Tuesday 20 October Interviews by SLT
Friday 23 October Successful applicant informed
Monday 1 February Position commences

Application form can be found here

Applications including application form, CV and cover letter should be emailed to:  jmf@shirley.school.nz