Vacancies

Cambridge High School (CHS) is a co-educational school, established in 1883, with a roll of approximately 1,650 students.  Cambridge is in the heart of the Waikato region and has recently become a focus for elite sport with Cycling, Triathlon, Kayaking and Rowing establishing their New Zealand bases here.  Cambridge High School serves the interests of the community incredibly well, meeting the varied academic, trades, cultural and sporting needs of our students.  Places at CHS are highly sought after with families choosing to move into town to gain access to the school.

If you are interested in working at Cambridge High School please establish an alert with the Education Gazette online or check back on this page frequently. 

The following are our current advertised vacancies:

Teacher of English

Starting : 28 January 2022
Full time - Permanent

An opportunity exists to join our English faculty.  The faculty is very collegial, collaborative, supportive, and forward thinking in its approach. Its members are not afraid to take steps into the unknown if they believe it is in the best interests of the students.  Many of this faculty co-teach classes and while this is not a must for all classes it does enhance the collaborative environment that is expected as a member of this team. 

The ideal candidate will be open to engaging in learning about how to be more culturally responsive and willing to make changes to their practice to reflect this.  Ideally, they will have some experience in developing student literacy skills, particularly in utilising data to inform their practice around those at the lower ends of the curriculum. 

Staff wellbeing and being student centered are the two driving forces of this faculty and the ideal candidate will place strong emphasis on this in their practice.  They will like to have fun at work both in the classroom and in the faculty spaces. 

Due to the strong team approach in the English Faculty and the desire to get the best person to fit the team, there is some flexibility in the timetable to meet the expertise of the successful candidate.  We welcome applications from candidates who are open to learning and working within the kind of environment that we have described.

This position commences at the start of the 2022 school year.


Head of Technology Faculty

Starting : 28 January 2022
Full Time - Permanent

We are looking for a Head of Faculty who is passionate about Technology and able to work with colleagues to continue to improve the learning experiences for CHS students.

This role would suit either a new or existing Head of Faculty, as there is a range of experience in our strong faculty to complement the successful candidate.

Technology enjoys a high profile at CHS, catering for a wide range of student interests. We encourage you to visit the school website for further details on the range of subjects offered in Technology. The Head of Faculty will also be expected to take responsibility for a subject or area of leadership within the faculty.

The job description and application pack are available on the vacancies section of the school website.

The closing date is the 27th September. We will finalise our short list in Week 10 of Term 3 and interview shortlisted candidates during the first week of Term 4. 

Teacher of Food Technology

Starting: 28 January 2022
Full time - Permanent
Allowances : 1MU – TIC Food

We are seeking a teacher of Food Technology. This role also includes the responsibility of Teacher in Charge of Food Technology.

This is an opportunity to join a well-resourced and collegial faculty. We offer both skills-focused Unit Standard courses and technology-based Achievement Standard courses. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a small, but enthusiastic team of staff and teaching junior and senior students.

This is a permanent full-time position commencing on 28 January 2022.

Assistant Principal - Learning

Starting : 28 January 2022
Full Time - Permanent
Allowances : 6MU and 1SMA

We have recently reviewed the structure of our Senior Leadership Team to ensure that we remain prepared to best meet the needs of our community, especially with the ongoing roll growth we are experiencing.

We are now seeking an Assistant Principal with a passion for creating outstanding learning pathways that engage a range of students. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to focus on improved outcomes for learners, working with others to implement school-wide change in learning programmes.

For full details of the role and the new structure of the SLT, including a job description and application form, please visit the school’s website, www.camhigh.school.nz.

Applications close Friday 8th October, with short-listed candidates being interviewed in the second week of Term 4.

This is a full-time permanent position commencing at beginning of the 2022 school year.

Deputy Principal - Operational Excellence

Starting : 28 January 2021
Full Time - Permanent
Allowances : 8MU and 1SMA

We have recently reviewed the structure of our Senior Leadership Team to ensure that we remain prepared to best meet the needs of our community, especially with the ongoing roll growth we are experiencing.

We are now searching for a Deputy Principal who is passionate about leading operational excellence in a secondary school. The ideal candidate will have had leadership experience from within a large or growing secondary school. They will bring a clarity to strengthening the systems and procedures that underpin effective school practice.

For full details of the role and the new structure of the SLT, including a job description and application form, please visit the school’s website, www.camhigh.school.nz.

Applications close Friday 8th October, with short-listed candidates being interviewed in the second week of Term 4.

This is a full-time permanent position commencing at beginning of the 2022 school year.

Teacher of Technology - Fabric

Starting : 28 January
Fulltime - Permanent

We are looking for a versatile Technology teacher to support our Junior and Senior Technology programme. The ideal candidate will have experience in the delivery of Unit and Achievement Standards based courses in Fabrics Technology.

This position commences at the beginning of the 2022 school year.

How to apply

To apply, download and complete the Teacher Application below.  Submit with a covering letter, CV and evidence of teacher registration to vacancy@camhigh.school.nz