Head of Faculty - Science

  • Commencing January 2022
  • Dynamic & creative learning environment
  • Albany location with park-like grounds


We have the need for a proactive and innovative leader and teacher for our Science faculty for Year 7-13.  Responsible for the success of the faculty, you will lead a passionate team of teachers, curriculum leaders and technicians, to provide outstanding results for our students, as well as teach across our middle and senior schools. As part of the leadership team of the school you will build strong relationships within the Kristin and wider communities. Utilising strong business acumen skills, you will be fiscally responsible for the budget and successful outcomes of the Science area.

Experience needed

A strong track record of innovation and educational excellence in Science is essential for this role, along with NZ Teachers Registration, or the ability to obtain this before starting the role.   You will enjoy leading and developing people, along with a proven track record in curriculum development and innovative student initiatives.  Most importantly, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate commitment to Kristin's values to "Progress with Vision, Integrity and Love". 


Kristin is one of New Zealand's finest independent, non-denominational, co-educational schools.  It provides exceptional education for over 1700 students from Early Learning to Year 13.  The School attracts highly talented staff that inspires outstanding academic achievement and offers a high performing array of co-curricular activities.  Progressive and global in its approach, Kristin provides dual pathways through NCEA and the International Baccalaureate, a well-reputed international programme. Dedicated to providing a caring, supportive environment, the aim for students is to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn enthusiastically throughout life.

Benefits & Culture

You will have creative freedom, students who are thirsty for knowledge, and a commitment to your professional development. Enjoy a highly competitive remuneration package, generous time allowance, and small class sizes with highly engaged students. The Science Faculty is welcoming and sociable, well-resourced and supported by dedicated science technicians to help you prepare for lessons. 

Apply now

Please register and apply online at www.kristincareers.nz. State your subject speciality area in your cover letter.

If you wish to discuss this role in confidence or request an Applicant pack please contact Rebecca Isted, Director of Human Resources on (09) 415 5097 or email risted@kristin.school.nz .

Due to border and immigration restrictions, we can only consider applications from NZ or Australian Citizens.

Applications close on Friday 6 August 2021.

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Permanent Full-time

Job no: GGAI10815

Location: Auckland

School: Kristin

Closing Date: Friday, 6 August 2021