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Non Teaching Dean

Advertiser: Massey High SchoolMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Auckland, Waitakere & West Auckland
Work Type
Education & Training, Teaching - Secondary

"Massey High School is seeking to employ a dedicated, adaptable, and passionate person to join our support staff and work as part of our pastoral care team as a non-teaching Dean, (full time/40 hours per week) assisting our young men and women through dedicated pastoral care to achieve to their potential and work productively in school.

This is a great opportunity for a supportive person to join the pastoral team at Massey High School.

NOTE: This position is for a fixed term until 14 December 2019, however may extend beyond this date.

We are seeking a responsible and approachable individual who will offer essential support to the Deans on all student/parent issues within a specified group of students from Year 9 to Year 13.

About you:
You will be well organised and have high expectations of attendance, behaviour, attainment, and dress of all students. You will have experience working with young people in a pastoral care context and be passionate about motivating students to achieve the best outcomes possible.


  • Identify problems, generate solutions and make decisions
  • Work as part of a school team
  • Effectively manage own workload
  • Able to work effectively with families and other stakeholders
  • Keeping and maintaining accurate records
  • IT literate


  • Be self-motivated and work productively with minimal supervision
  • Recent experience working with Youth and their Whanau
  • Is able to identify risk and make sound decisions leading to positive outcomes
  • Is able to supervise and lead Youth activities and Holiday programs
  • Experience working in schools with youth in a pastoral care context preferred.


  • Social Work Degree or Youth Work Degree is desirable but not required
  • Training in Restorative Practice is desirable
  • Current First Aid
  • Full Drivers Licence

To apply for this position in the first instance please email your CV and cover letter to the Principal's P.A. Elaine Curtis at:

Applications Close: Friday 1 February @ 4pm

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (Criminal Record Check) for employment?

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