Hillcrest High School is a highly regarded co-educational school nestled in the south of Hamilton, the centre of the mighty Waikato. With rivers and lakes close by and beaches and mountains not far, Hamilton brings a wide array of opportunities for fantastic outdoor experiences as well as a thriving city culture.
The school prides itself on offering an exceptional educational experience for our diverse student community which includes over 60 different ethnicities. Approximately half of our students consistently gain endorsements in NCEA while a significant number gain Scholarship Awards. Our aim is to develop our students to be successful all-rounders who contribute positively to our community. Hillcrest High School has comprehensive arts, cultural and sporting programmes that contribute to holistic education.
We aim to employ staff who are capable of developing excellent relationships with students and understand how to help them become the best version of themselves. A culturally responsive pedagogical approach is essential and we value staff who understand the benefits of involvement in the wider life of the school.
Due to the promotion of our current HOF science to a deputy principal position, we are seeking an experienced Science leader to lead a large and successful science faculty. This position begins at the start of Term 4 2022. This can be negotiated. The HOF science has specific responsibility for the junior science programme, plus leadership of experienced HODs responsible for physics, chemistry, biology, senior science and earth and space science.
Proven leadership experience along with an in-depth understanding of Mana Orite mo te Mātaurangi Māori and the requirements of the NCEA changes is essential.
Please send a cover letter and CV and any enquiries to Debbie Forsyth.