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St Peter's School (Cambridge) Waikato

Director of wellbeing

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership

Health and physical education

Listed 2:00 pm 07 September 2018
Closes 12pm 25 September 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kYG

A rare opportunity exists for a leader in youth welfare and wellbeing to join our team.

Reporting to the principal, this newly created role will lead the wellbeing and positive education curriculum across the school as well as leading the implementation of a collaborative model of care for both boarding and day students.

This unique leadership role encompasses: 

  • Developing and leading our wellbeing services, including student health, wellness, and mental health and counselling
  • Implementing best practice youth health and positive education
  • Managing the triage of students to the appropriate wellbeing services
  • Working closely with deans to ensure students' wellbeing needs are met
  • Advising senior leadership team members on student wellbeing issues and trends
  • Establishing student-led initiatives which support wellbeing
  • Leading and coaching a team and inspiring high-performance, engagement and empowerment.

This unique and varied role requires outstanding skills in youth health and wellbeing as well as exceptional leadership and communication skills. You will have a tertiary qualification in health, wellbeing, psychology, counselling or a related discipline and you will ideally have knowledge and experience in positive psychology. An education background or qualification is also advantageous. If you are a true people-leader, who models resilience and who can lead successful change, we’d like to hear from you.

We offer an exceptional work environment which values people and offers flexible work arrangements. You will work in a collaborative team who are committed to making a difference.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact the principal, Dale Burden; ph (021) 522 359. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:

Human Resources
PB 884, Cambridge 3450
(07) 827 9894

Download our application form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kYG

Listed 2:00 pm 07 September 2018
Closes 12pm 25 September 2018

School details

St Peter's School (Cambridge)

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 1176

School number: 141
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Physical address:
1716 Cambridge Road, Cambridge

Postal Address:
Private Bag 884, Cambridge, 3450