May the Lord bless you

We are at the end of the year, with just Monday as a final day to clear up and say our goodbye’s for the holiday season. This “Year of the Covid’ will be one we remember well, with mixed emotions. Despite the disruption we were given an opportunity to walk our Christian talk, in loving…

Science Teacher

Teacher of Science (Yrs 9-11) Biology/Chemistry (Levels 2-3) HOD Science (Yrs 1-13) Permanent, full-time teaching position: Yrs9-13 Science. Yrs12-13 Biology, Chemistry.  HOD Science Yrs1-13 (1MU) We seek a dynamic practitioner able to guide personalised learning programmes with an inquiry focused learning environment. You will actively contribute to our collaborative learning community, with a focus on cultural…

Jesus is the man

This week our seniors continued their exam season. Despite some wet weather they continue to give of their best. Next Tuesday we have an afternoon where some of our Junior College students will spend time with their 2021 teacher. This should make for a smooth transition into next year. Next Thursday we have our two…

Teacher Only Day

The Government has, to date, mandated two days this year as TODs for secondary staff on the approaching NCEA changes. We have decided to extend this to our Primary area, with a focus on curriculum as well.

There is no fear, in Jesus

This week our seniors began their exam season. We continue to pray for calm concentration during study, and a sense of peace during the exams. Next Friday the school is closed as staff continue their professional learning. Senior College staff will be taking part in a nation-wide programme to learn more about the coming NCEA…

Go in peace, with love

Today at our Leavers’ assembly we celebrated the season our leavers’ have spent with us, and blessed their exciting futures. Next week most of our seniors will be starting their NCEA exams. For some it is their final test, for others a step into 2021. It has been a very different journey there this year,…

Jesus walks with us, always

Thank you to the parents that responded to our annual Community consultation survey. We had 50 responses (up from 36), which will now help the Board develop their Strategic Plan for the next three years. It was great to see so many people at our Volunteers’ morning tea last Tuesday. After a difficult year it…

There is no fear in the Lord

Another week of four seasons, ending with Crowded House announcing a national tour—poetic confluence. We have had Jacqui Lloyd with us this week. Jacqui is providing guidance as we explore our Christian special character and strengthen our staffs’ understanding of, and capacity to support, Christian education. We are all life-long learners and feeding our staff…

Part time Teaching roles for 2020

All Applicants are expected to maintain and enhance our Christian Special Character. Applications close on Tuesday Nov 10th.  Download the Application form here Download the Special Character Statement here   SENCo  – Fixed term, part-time (0.2), position for 2021. We are seeking an experienced teacher to coordinate our Student Support programmes, and support the ORs Specialist…

The love of Jesus reflected in our actions

It has been another great week in God’s Kingdom, with Northland sunshine, grey clouds, rain, and warmth. As I walk about the school I am heartened by the friendly, outgoing responses I get from our students. They are polite, respectful and engaged. There is a buzz about their learning, and social interactions. I see compassion,…