Employment Opportunities

Please see below for current vacancies:

Experienced Teacher - Full-time, Permanent

 

Start date: Term 1, 2021

Halswell Residential College (HRC) is a specialist residential school located in Christchurch, New Zealand. The school was a finalist in the 2019 Prime Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards. Our three values are: Building Relationships, Being Resilient and Reflecting.

We are looking for an experienced teacher who shares our values, is passionate about bringing out the best in challenging students and is energised by giving young people opportunities for success.

 

HRC offers a 24-hour, 7 day a week curriculum which is supported by specialist resources, individualised programmes and highly trained staff, all in a stable and nurturing environment. Students benefit from a differentiated and adaptive curriculum. They have extensive opportunities to participate and succeed in the school and wider community. The curriculum is specifically designed to balance academic learning and living skills, and to significantly enhance students’ social and emotional competencies. The school curriculum and vision are both focused on supporting students to independently reintegrate into their community.

 The successful applicant will have strengths and experience in:

  • Building relationships that centre on learning, with young people aged 8 – 18 who present complex needs and challenging behaviour.

  • Relating with all staff in a collaborative way to support students.

  • Co-constructing and monitoring individual educational programmes that support the school values and focus on readiness to learn, literacy, numeracy and social skills.

  • Adapting plans at short notice to best meet the students’ needs.

 

In return Halswell Residential College offers:

  • A supportive team of day school and residential staff who work together to promote learning.

  • The intrinsic rewards that come with building good relationships with challenging students.


Applications Close: Sunday 1 November 2020

We kindly request that you email the
Executive Assistant to express your interest: 
executive.assistant@halswellcollege.com

Residential Relievers - Casual Positions

We are looking for residential relievers who love to bring out the best in challenging children and are energised by giving these young people opportunities for success. 

Driver’s licence and police vet essential. As is working from a culturally responsive perspective, being a team player, with a willingness to be trained in Safe Crisis Management.  Strengths in te reo Maori are desired.

In return Halswell Residential College offers a supportive team of day school and residential staff who work together to promote learning.

We kindly request that you email the
Executive Assistant to express your interest: 
executive.assistant@halswellcollege.com

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