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Ross School West Coast

Teaching principal, U1

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 9:57 AM 07 November 2017
Closes 12pm 30 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9g3r

We are losing our fantastic principal of 10 years to another position, so are looking for a teaching principal to start at our thriving 2-classroom country school (Y1–6) in early 2018.

This position has a teaching component of 0.6.

We are looking for an educator who:

  • Is an inspirational, passionate and experienced teacher
  • Is an aspiring leader who can provide innovative, long-term leadership for our school, with previous management experience as an advantage
  • Can provide a creative, supportive environment for students to develop into lifelong learners
  • Actively embraces community involvement and maintains positive relationships with students and their family/whānau.

 Our school has:

  • Very stable staffing
  • Enthusiastic students who are eager to be at school
  • A dedicated and supportive board of trustees
  • An active PTA and engaged parent community
  • Well-maintained buildings with further refurbishment commencing over the summer holidays
  • A well-resourced, ever-growing playground
  • A community pool on our doorstep which can be used every day in the summer months.

Ross township is an idyllic and historic gold mining town, the gateway to South Westland. Our school is the heart of our community: parents tell us that they love the positive, personalised and caring atmosphere we provide. If you are wishing to further your career and desire to lead a dedicated team,we look forward to hearing from you… 

How to apply

For an application and information pack please email our executive officer, Lisa, at or:

Annie Hughes, BOT Chair
(027) 892 2033

Vacancy reference #:1H9g3r

Listed 9:57 AM 07 November 2017
Closes 12pm 30 November 2017

Ross School NZ

School details

Ross School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 26

School number: 3489
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Physical address:
Moorhouse Street, Ross

Postal Address:
18 Moorhouse Street, Ross, 7812