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Lauriston School Canterbury


Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:09 AM 21 August 2017
Closes 5pm 12 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9e69

We are a small rural primary school ranging from Y0–6, located on the Canterbury Plains close to Rakaia, Methven, and Ashburton. We are a community-focused school that prides itself on fully supporting and resourcing staff to provide excellent education for students. We have a wonderful, supportive school community which works hard to provide the best opportunities for all our students. This position would commence from term 1, 2018.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent communication skills, fostering team spirit, and building positive and supportive relationships with students, staff, and the community
  • Understand pedagogical best practice and future-focused education, including our school’s focus on enterprise and snow sports at nearby Mt Hutt
  • Foster and drive our school’s ‘READY for Success’ values
  • Be a strategic leader and thinker with analytical skills, who has the capacity for planning, organisation, and evidence-based reporting
  • Understand and respect the importance of leading as a principal within a rural school, believing in the uniqueness and potential of our students.

Applicants should also be aware that there is a school house available.

How to apply

Please direct all enquiries to:

James McKenzie
(027) 455 3315

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9e69

Listed 11:09 AM 21 August 2017
Closes 5pm 12 September 2017

Lauriston School NZ

School details

Lauriston School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 105

School number: 3407
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Physical address:
Church Street, Lauriston, Ashburton

Postal Address:
Church Street RD 2, Ashburton, 7772