Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Auckland Grammar School is one of New Zealand's leading secondary schools, with a reputation for all-round excellence in academic, sporting and cultural pursuits. Providing an education for young men from Form 3 to Form 7, Auckland Grammar sets very high standards in all aspects of the boys' daily lives, The Grammar Way.

Here at Auckland Grammar, we combine our rich heritage and traditions, with innovation and continual growth and improvement. This provides a culture that is positive, dynamic, and upholds our core values - integrity, excellence, respect, courage, pride, commitment and humility.

Current positions available:

Archivist/Historian (part-time)

The Archivist/Historian is a key member of the Development Office team, reporting to the Director of Advancement. The Archivist will be responsible for managing the School's archive for the purposes of collecting, accessioning, preserving, and conserving where necessary records pertaining to the function and general operation of the School and the wider community.

They will work to ensure that records and items which have value as authentic evidence of administrative, corporate, cultural and intellectual activity of the School are made, kept and used.

The successful applicant will research the School's history in response to enquiries from School members and the Grammar community. They will also help in keeping the School's history alive by recording anecdotes and stories.

The Archivist/Historian role is 15 hours/week until 31 December 2018, thereafter it is expected that the hours will be reviewed in light of the 150th anniversary commitments for 2019. Please click here to read the job description in full.

To apply, send through a letter of application and a concise CV via email, along with the names of three referees who can be contacted, to humanresources@ags.school.nz.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 30 April 2017.

UK Development Manager - competitive salary commensurate with experience

Auckland Grammar School is one of New Zealand's leading secondary schools, with a reputation for all-round excellence in academic, sporting and cultural pursuits. Providing a state education for young men aged 13 to 18, the School offers an academic programme based on both national and international syllabi, catering for a range of students from diverse backgrounds, socio-economic groups and ethnicities.

Founded in 1869 after an endowment by the Governor of New Zealand, Sir George Grey, with the intention to establish a grammar school in Auckland that was to be "for the education of all New Zealanders".

The School is now seeking a dynamic individual for the role of UK Development Manager to coordinate the activities of its 'UK Friends' charitable trust and to act as a point of contact for the Grammar Old Boys, with particular emphasis on the 150th capital campaign set to commence in 2016.

You will work closely with the Director of Advancement (based in New Zealand) and the Chairman of the 'UK Friends' trustees to actively manage an agreed portfolio of UK prospects/existing donors through identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts and legacies for the betterment of the Foundation Trust and the School.

This is an exciting opportunity and will appeal especially to those who are seeking to broaden their career in the development sector. Degree level education, an engaging personality, energy, can-do attitude and excellent communication skills are all essential prerequisites.

The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The role is currently placed as 16 hours/month.

The UK Development Manager's role is 18 hours/month. For further information about the role and to download the job description for the position, please click here.

Please apply by submitting a copy of your CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the position, along with the names of three referees who can be contacted, via email to j.blyth@ags.school.nz.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 30 April 2017.