Employment opportunities at Hillcrest High School.

Teaching Positions

Fabrics Technology Teacher

Full time, Fixed term, Start Date: 22/7/2024, End Date: 13/12/2024 Maternity Leave

Suitable for Beginning Teachers

This is an exciting opportunity to teach in an inclusive, coeducational school with a well resourced textiles department.

We are seeking an innovative, well organised enthusiastic textiles technology teacher who can deliver a programme through to Level 3 and Scholarship.

The successful applicant must be collegial, have high professional standards, enjoy sharing their knowledge and expertise with others, and must also be willing to learn and incorporate and share new technologies in their practice.

This is a maternity leave position commencing the start of term 3, 2024 until 13 December 2024.

A management unit may be available to applicants who can demonstrate curriculum leadership and experience with NCEA assessment.

Please send your CV and any enquiries to Lisa Johnson at

Head of Visual Arts

We are seeking an energetic and passionate Head of Visual Arts. This person will be leading a team within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Experience in a range of NCEA art subjects to Scholarship level including painting, sculpture and art history would be an advantage.

The start date for this position is 22 July 2024, start of Term 3.

Applications close on 17 April 2024

Please send your CV and any enquiries to Lisa Johnson, Executive Assistant to the Principal at

Non-Teaching Positions

Strength and Conditioning Roles

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Hillcrest High School is seeking to employ suitably qualified/experienced strength and conditioning coaches (x3) to design and deliver strength and conditioning programmes for Tier 1 code (football, basketball, netball) athletes at the school. This is a paid, part-time (independent contractor, 5 hrs per week) position which will begin in late April and go through until late September. Coaches will report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Director of Sport.

Hillcrest High School is a state co-educational school based in Hamilton. The school has 6 Tier One sports which receive funding to grow the coaching and development programmes with the goal of creating a quality sporting experience for our students. We have a recent history of success at national level and our goal is for our Tier 1 sports to be a compelling reason to choose Hillcrest High School for secondary education.

Each S&C coach will be expected to design and deliver appropriate programmes within one of the above codes, across a number of teams.

Primary objectives:

Design and deliver strength and conditioning training programs in the gym, weights room and in sports training environments as required and practical.

Educate students on safe training techniques.

Ensure health and safety practices are promoted.

The ideal candidates will have experience in strength and conditioning and good knowledge or experience in one or more of the Tier 1 winter codes.Formal qualifications would be an advantage. Applicants must be currently resident in New Zealand and be available to coach in the mornings and/or afternoons around out of school times.

Please direct any queries, and send CV with cover letter, to Director of Sport Ben Kennedy on

Applications close on 22nd April.