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Aquinas College Bay of Plenty


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

Listed 11:36 AM 25 July 2017
Closes 12pm 18 August 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9dgV

Tagged position. Decile 8, Y7–13 Catholic, coeducational, state integrated school in Tauranga. We are a community that aims to develop the potential in all our young men and women to fulfil their academic, sporting and cultural pursuits, and who have a strong faith, deep spirituality and are committed to service of others.

Our college has a values-based philosophy and close-knit community. This is evident through the six ‘touchstones’ of the college – scholarship, family, truth, service, prayer and joy.

We seek a person who has passion for 'Mission', is a forward-thinking, innovative and inspiring leader with successful senior leadership experience, who can:

Demonstrate a strong commitment to the college’s special Catholic character.

• Nurture the shared role of spiritual leadership.
• Demonstrate a commitment to biculturalism and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
• Lead with moral purpose (manaakitanga), have self-belief (pono), guide and support
(awhitanga), and be a learner themselves (ako).
• Articulate a clear vision for teaching and learning in a 21st century context, with future-focused pedagogy.
• Confidently be our ‘Leader of Learning’, keeping student achievement and wellbeing at the heart of decision-making.
• Build collaborative relationships with staff, students and our community.
• Inspire and strengthen a diverse, passionate team of staff.
• Build effective partnerships between our college, the parishes, contributing schools, and parents, whānau and communities.
• Work alongside the BOT in its review of cultural inclusive practices, strategic planning, and community engagement. 

A willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.

Board Chair can be contacted by emailing 

School visits are welcome!


How to apply

Enquiries to Appointment Secretary

Moira Ramsbottom
183 Pyes Pa Rd, RD3, Tauranga 3173
(07) 543 9032

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9dgV

Listed 11:36 AM 25 July 2017
Closes 12pm 18 August 2017

Aquinas College NZ

School details

Aquinas College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 760

School number: 482
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Physical address:
183 Pyes Pa Road, Pyes Pa, Tauranga

Postal Address:
183 Pyes Pa Road RD 3, Tauranga, 3173