EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Day and Night Boarding Supervisors – Term Time Only

The role of our Boarding House Supervisors is an outstanding opportunity for a warm, energetic and enthusiastic candidate to join the current team in providing a home away from home for 165 girls aged 11-18 years.

Iona College is a boarding and day school for girls Year 7-13 with a strong Presbyterian heritage and a culture of academic success and outstanding achievement in sports and performing arts. Located in Havelock North, on 27 acres of beautiful park-like grounds the College balances time-honoured traditions with a dynamic and innovative 21st-century learning environment for 300 students.

Our dedicated and caring Boarding House Supervisors provide a secure and friendly environment for the boarders. They are committed to ensuring a happy, safe and structured way of life for girls living away from their homes and parents. Boarding House Supervisors assist with the smooth running of the Boarding House including the overall care and well-being of the girls. The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork, flexibility and the ability to relate to adolescent girls and their families. In addition to having, proficient administrative, organisational, time management and IT skills.

  1. The Boarding Supervisor position Roster is between 72 and 74 hours per fortnight 
  2. The Night Boarding Supervisors work in pairs and are expected to work a shift of 56 hours per fortnight as set out on the Boarding House permanent roster. This position requires you to be awake during your hours of employment – it is NOT a sleep over position. 

We will review CV’s as they come in so please do not hesitate to apply now. The start date would be for the beginning of Term 1, 2023. A job description is available upon request. Please email your enquiries, application letter and C.V. to Human Resource Advisor Liselot Yank on hrc@iona.school.nz.

Chefs and Cooks – Term Time only

Do you have:

  • A passion for healthy and nutritious cooking 
  • Experience in baking and are creative in developing new menu items 
  • Commercial kitchen experience & catering for large numbers
  • A friendly and enthusiastic attitude 

Our kitchen team are looking for Chefs or eager Cooks to join them in delivering excellent food and service to our students and staff.  You will need to be reliable, with the ability to work unsupervised as well as being a supportive member of our well-established, friendly team.

Iona College is a Special Character boarding and day school for girls Year 7-13 with a strong Presbyterian heritage and a culture of academic success and outstanding achievement in sports and performing arts. Located in Havelock North, on 27 acres of beautiful park-like grounds, the College balances time-honoured traditions with a dynamic and innovative 21st-century learning environment.

  1. Chef/Cook - Part time 32 hours over 2 weeks - Term Time 
  2. Chef/Cook Weekends - Term Time

Both positions can be split between two people or held by one person.  We will be flexible for the right candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request. Email your enquiries, cover letter and CV to Human Resource Advisor, Liselot Yank on hrc@iona.school.nzWe will review CV’s as they come in so please do not hesitate to apply now.

Deputy Principal

Iona College is a boarding and day school for approximately 300 girls in Havelock North, in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. It is a place where girls can be entirely comfortable and feel happy and safe in a warm, family-oriented environment.

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Principal, following the appointment of the current post-holder to a Principal’s position

Consistently one of the top achieving schools nationally, Iona has a vision for education that builds on the tradition to equip students with the confidence and skills needed for a challenging and changing future. Our goal of Empowering Girls for Life represents an inspirational position and aspirational outlook, where girls are encouraged to seize opportunities and unleash their potential not only during their time at Iona but well beyond.

We seek a well-qualified, enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic Deputy Principal with proven leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills. As an effective teacher and experienced leader, you will be culturally responsive, build positive professional relationships, and work collaboratively. With research-based pastoral and academic pedagogical knowledge, you will empower and support others to provide the best educational opportunities and care for our students. You will have highly effective administrative and organisational capability and be confident with engagement and learning enhancement strategies.

The successful candidate will have strength in strategic leadership and be willing to lead initiatives that support growth and development, foster engagement, inspire, enhance learning, and raise academic achievement for all students. 

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a forward-thinking, high-functioning Senior Leadership Team and to make a difference in our learning community. 

This role would include 5 Management Units and 1 Senior Management Allowance and a school house may be available to rent.

Specific portfolios can be negotiated. While the start date is negotiable, we would expect the successful applicant to be able to start by the beginning of term 2,  2023 or earlier by negotiation. Please email your enquiries, application letter and C.V. to Human Resource Advisor, Liselot Yank, on hrc@iona.school.nz

Business Manager

Iona College is seeking a highly‑skilled and experienced Business Manager. They will be responsible for managing the school and boarding finances and providing professional leadership for support staff. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated, passionate and future‑focused team.

Iona College is a Special Character boarding and day school for girls Year 7-13, with a strong Presbyterian heritage and a culture of academic success and outstanding achievement in sports and performing arts. Located in Havelock North, on 27 acres of beautiful park-like grounds, the College balances time-honoured traditions with a dynamic and innovative 21st-century learning environment for 300 students (includes 165 boarders).

The successful candidate will uphold the vision, values and high standards of Iona College by demonstrating unfailing integrity and professionalism at all times and supporting the Special Character of the College.

Key Focus

  • Business and Administration Management
  • Financial Systems and Accounting Management
  • Resource and Services Management

The successful applicant will have:

  • A relevant degree in Business or Finance – a Chartered Accountant is preferable
  • A high level of skill in financial systems, including preparing of annual financial accounts, management accounts, budget management, payroll and statutory compliance
  • A sound understanding of integrated accounting software and a high degree of competence with Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven organisational competency
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to create solutions
  • Excellent time management and have demonstrated the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • The ability to multitask and manage conflicting priorities, and use initiative to make sound decisions that support the school’s strategic vision and values
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in all of the above and in leading and managing a multifunctional team

This is a permanent, full-time position. Please email your enquiries, application letter and C.V. to our Human Resource Advisor, Liselot Yank on hrc@iona.school.nz . Closing date is 31st January 2023.

A job description is available upon request.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo police vetting as part of our recruitment process.