Job Vacancies

We welcome enquiries from teaching and administration staff seeking a position at our college. As positions become available, they will be listed below with the position and requirements.

Our professional and highly motivated staff provide intellectual challenge through quality teaching and learning programmes within a safe, supportive environment. Botany Downs Secondary College is committed to building strong future prospects for our students, the citizens and leaders of tomorrow. It is our belief that all students have a potential well beyond the levels of current performance and we wish to work with them to develop their wider range of talents, skills and abilities. We hope students themselves will develop a passion for learning.

Our college has systems in place designed to support the career development of all our staff, including mentoring and training programmes.

The Learning Areas are well-resourced and enjoy a collaborative team approach. As a whanau-based school, oversight of learning progress and personal development of students is an important element of providing an excellent learning environment.

Botany Downs Secondary College is a modern, innovative school. Staff are expected to have sound ICT skills and be prepared to participate in the Mentoring, and Co-curricular programmes.

Commitment to our vision, philosophy and co-curricular life of the college is a condition of employment.


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Completed applications are to be addressed to the Principal's PA, Mrs T Horsford and received at Botany Downs Secondary College, 575 Chapel Road, Howick, Auckland 2016 or emailed to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Support Staff applicants to be addressed to the Business Manager.


Please complete the following documents as applicable:


Classroom Teacher

Information for Applicants .doc

* Job Application Form .doc

Generic Job Description .pdf


Middle Management (DP, HOLA, HOD, TIC)
Information for Applicants .doc
* Job Application Form .doc
* Positions of Responsibility .doc
* Referee Request .doc


Support Staff
Information for Applicants .doc
* Job Application Form .doc



There are currently three opportunities...

We seek inspiring energetic, collaborative student-focused teachers, with an awareness of current educational practice, who enjoy mentoring and developing young people. A decile 9 Microsoft Global Showcase College with modern facilities located in East Auckland. Co-curricular involvement expected.

Please download and complete the relevant application documentation.


Art Teacher

Full time, permanent (re-graded)

Applications close on Monday 19 June 2017 at 4pm.


Mathematics, with Statistics an advantage.

Full time, permanent. Start date by negotiation.

The successful applicant will have sound knowledge and experience of NCEA to Level 3 and Scholarship.

Applications close on Monday 26 June 2017 at 4pm.


Head of Social Sciences Learning Area (Faculty)

4MU + 2MMA. Start date by negotiation.

State senior specialist subjects. Ability to lead a successful team.

Applications close on Friday 30 June 2017 at 4pm.