Staff vacancies

Vacancies

Hutt Valley High School welcomes applications from high quality education professionals. We are an equal employment opportunities employer.

Hutt Valley High School has a substantial reflective practice culture and is a restorative practices school.  It’s academic, sporting and cultural strength pitches strongly at national level, and staff are encouraged to contribute both inside and outside the classroom.

Teaching Vacancies

1.  Teacher of mathematics, permanent position starting January 2021.

Our school has a substantial reflective practice culture and is a restorative practices school. It’s academic, sporting and cultural strength pitches strongly at national level, and staff are encouraged to contribute both inside and outside the classroom.

Applications close 30 November 2020 at 4.00 pm.  Job description and application form can be downloaded below.

Teacher Job Description

Teacher Application Form

Support Staff Vacancies

1. Teacher Aides (2) - Tautoko Supported Learning Centre – part-time, fixed term  2021

Our fabulous Supported Learning Centre here at Hutt Valley High School is seeking two enthusiastic teacher aides (whom we call Learning Support Assistants - LSAs) to work with our amazing students.  Our teenage students have a range of learning and/or behaviour difficulties, so we require our LSAs to be patient, have good communication, build positive working relationships with students/whanau and colleagues so we can provide daily positive learning experiences.  This is a part-time fixed-term position, 23 hours per week during term time only and a full drivers licence is essential.

A position description and application form can be obtained from the school office or downloaded below or email jodie.murden@hvhs.school.nz. Applications must include our application form, your CV and covering letter and close at 4.00 pm on Monday 30 November 2020 and can be emailed to the above address or posted to:  Principal’s Assistant, Hutt Valley High School, Private Bag 31909, Lower Hutt 5040.

Support Staff Application Form

LSA Job Description

2.  Caretaker

Do you have carpentry experience and enjoy working with young people?

Hutt Valley High School is a large co-ed secondary school situated in the heart of Hutt City offering a wide range of teaching and learning opportunities for our students.

We are looking to appoint a full-time 52 weeks caretaker to work 5 days 40 hours per week from late January 2021.  

You'll be someone who enjoys solving problems, methodical, is safety conscious, likes being part of a team, is patient, likes detail and skilled at explaining things clearly and who likes teenagers

Our ideal candidate is;

- Someone with carpentry/landscaping experience and as a real bonus working with young people in a secondary school setting
- A fast learner, familiar and comfortable with technology which we use to monitor safety 
- An excellent communicator - both verbal and written
- Full of initiative and ability to self-manage and at the same time flexible to respond to what’s happening for the team
- A problem solver who takes pride in resolving tricky queries
- Good humoured, curious and upbeat.

If you are looking for a supportive environment which is highly focused in the provision of a wide range of learning pathways, then you are the sort of person who is likely to thrive in this role.

If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Jodie Murden, Principal’s Assistant on 566 4584 or email jodie.murden@hvhs.school.nz.  For an Application Form and Job Description, please see our website www.hvhs.school.nz.  Applications close Friday 4 December 2020 at 4.00 pm and must include our Application Form, a covering letter and a CV.

Caretaker Job Description

Support Staff Application Form


3.  Part Time Foods Technician

Do you have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with young people?

Hutt Valley High School is a large co-ed secondary school situated in the heart of Hutt City offering a wide range of teaching and learning opportunities for our students.

We are looking to appoint a fixed-term (2021) Foods Technician to work 4 days (12 hours per week) term-time only (40 weeks per year).

You'll be someone who enjoys solving problems, being part of a team, is patient, likes detail and working to deadlines and who knows what it means to provide excellent customer service.

Our ideal candidate is;

- Someone with experience working with young people in a secondary school foods technology setting
- A fast learner, familiar and comfortable with stock management 
- Has Food Safety NZQA Units 167 and 168
- Full of initiative and ability to self-manage and at the same time flexible to respond to what’s happening for the team
- A problem solver who takes pride in resolving tricky issues
- Good humoured, curious and upbeat.

If you are looking for a supportive environment which is highly focused in the provision of a wide range of learning pathways, then you are the sort of person who is likely to thrive in this role.

If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Jodie Murden, Principal’s Assistant on 566 4584 or email jodie.murden@hvhs.school.nz.  For an Application Form and Job Description download below.  Applications close Friday 4 December 2020 at 4.00 pm and must include our Application Form, a covering letter and a CV.

Foods Technician Job Description

Support Staff Application Form


Information for Teachers Employed from Overseas

Immigration - New Zealand or Australian citizens or permanent residents seeking positions in New Zealand do not require work or resident permits.  All other immigrant teachers require permits.

Overseas Qualifications - All overseas trained teachers require a New Zealand Qualifications Authority assessment for salary purposes.  The website for further information and the guide and application form is NZQA – International Qualifications Teacher Registration

After you have received your NZQA assessment you can apply to the Teachers’ Council to process your application for registration.  Refer Education Council.

For information on salaries and contracts in the Secondary Teachers Agreement please follow this link to the Ministry of Education site.

Hutt Valley High School is a New Zealand Immigration Accredited Employer. Overseas applicants please apply directly.