Employment

Girls secondary school vacancies at Woodford House

Girls secondary school vacancies at a school like Woodford House are a wonderful opportunity. Woodford House believes that its staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are its most valuable resource. Our School nurtures a dynamic professional learning community that celebrates creativity, engagement and critical thinking.

Our current career opportunities are listed below. We look forward to hearing from you and learning more about you.

Boarding Supervisor – Permanent Part Time

Woodford House, a leading special character boarding and day school for Year 7 – 13 girls, situated in Hawke’s Bay is seeking to appoint a committed staff member, with a genuine interest in young people, to care for students in the Boarding Houses on a permanent part-time basis. The position involves the pastoral care of the girls and liaising with parents and other staff.

The successful applicant will be a positive role model and be prepared to take responsibility for the efficient running of the Boarding House while on duty. They will work as a member of the pastoral care team and must be supportive of the School’s special character. The successful candidate will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The position is during school term time only and will require some weekend work. Hours/days to be discussed with shortlisted applicants. Commencing Term 1 2022.

Completed application form and CV, or any questions regarding the position should be submitted to: Joyce Clark, Director of Boarding-Operations, and emailed to joyce.clark@woodford.school.nz. Applications close 5 December, 2021.

An application form and job description is available to download below.

Maintenance and Grounds Assistant

Woodford House is seeking a Property and Maintenance Assistant. This position is for 20-25 hours per week.

Woodford House is a leading special character boarding and day school for Year 7 – 13 girls, situated in Havelock North.  We are seeking a motivated, highly organised and hardworking applicant to join our small but professional property and grounds team.

This role is particularly hands on and will suit those with building or trades experience. Woodford House is spread over 18 hectares and has a wide range of new and older buildings, so flexibility is required, as well as a desire to work indoors and outdoors. The successful applicant will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The start date is negotiable.

Key tasks

  • Work as part of a team to ensure the overall presentation of the school is maintained to the highest possible standard
  • Assist with making repairs to school property
  • Provide a support service to other staff
  • Maintenance and development of school grounds and gardens.

Applications and questions are to be submitted by 5pm, Monday 6 December to Business and Operations Manager, Woodford House, Private Bag 1001, Havelock North 4157, or email ted.jones@woodford.school.nz   Please do not apply via SEEK.