Science (Physics, Chemistry) Teacher – Wellington, New Zealand

Start date: January 2022

Prospero Teaching with an affluent High School located in the stunning capital of New Zealand. The school are seeking to recruit a qualified Physics and Chemistry Teacher who is confident and comfortable teaching Year 9 and above. The school are interested in hearing from experienced and recently qualified Science Teachers and will assist in supporting the right candidate where necessary.

The school educates around 700 students from Years 9 to 13 with a strong emphasis on academic excellence, highly prized success in sport, and an amazing cultural and social community. They believe in ‘strength-based education’ focusing on each student’s strengths as opposed to trying to eradicate all faults and flaws. This enables their staff to focus on what the students are ‘doing right’ before focusing on their short comings. The school prides itself as an inspirational place where the achievement of pupils is paramount, and each student is encouraged to celebrate their individual talents.

The School can offer you:

Friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic pupils

A dedicated and motivated staff team who strongly believe in team work and building positive relationships across the school

An experienced leadership team

Exciting opportunities within their vibrant and multicultural community

A high focus on care, guidance and support for all staff members

Access to high quality professional development opportunities

The successful candidate will have:

A relevant teaching qualification from their respective country i.e. Bachelor’s, Master’s or Post Graduate Diploma

High standards and expectations

Excellent Science subject knowledge

A passionate teacher of Physics and Chemistry

Be able to plan, prepare and teach exciting and engaging lessons

Be aware of differentiating their lessons whilst working with the ethos of the school

A willingness to support extra-curricular opportunities


Be eligible to work and teach in New Zealand

Be in the process of or have already obtained NZ Teacher’s Registration Number

Be eligible to work and teach in New Zealand

Received or in the process of applying for a NZQA (New Zealand Qualification Authority)

Received or in the process of registering for EC15 (Education Council)

Have an up-to-date criminal record check, or be willing to process a new application

Be able to offer 2 professional teaching references within the last 2 years

Relocation Support:

Overseas trained teachers and Returning NZ teachers may be eligible for the Overseas Relocation Grant. Please see this link for more information:

Benefits of Prospero Teaching

Relocation bonus: Receive $5000 NZD.

Accommodation Assistance & Support: Many short & long-term accommodation options to make the transition easier.

Training & Professional Development: Free mini-induction on arrival to NZ and ongoing training sessions throughout the year.

Referral Bonus : For every friend you refer who works with us, you will receive $300 NZD.

Relocation Essentials: NZ bank account and National Insurance number.

Travel Discounts: Prospero works closely with travel agencies to provide you with discounts on your travels across Europe. You can visit France, Spain, Italy and many more European countries that are just hours away by plane and are extremely affordable.

Social Events: Invitations to overseas teacher social evenings, theatre trips, sightseeing tours and opportunities to meet fellow travellers with discounted rates from leading travel companies

Contact our Canadian team today to apply!



Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Prospero Teaching
Posting Date:
9/10/2021 6:11:52 AM