Our Lady of Lourdes School (P North) Manawatu/Whanganui


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

English, Health and physical education, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori

Listed 10:23 AM 14 September 2018
Closes 5pm 08 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kio

We are a contributing Catholic primary school for Y1–6 with 151 students, located in Palmerston North. U3, decile 5.

We have an excellent community feel within the school and parish. Our school provides our students with skills and motivation for lifelong learning in a nurturing, Catholic environment.

The retirement of our principal creates an exciting opportunity for the right person to lead our special character school into the future.

We are seeking a leader who will be passionate about building on the success of our school, our relationships and partnerships and our amazing students.

You will:

  • Have a passion for learning
  • Engage and inspire learners and staff in our school and wider parish community
  • Create an environment where students are inspired to be lifelong learners.

The principal shall accept and recognise a responsibility to maintain and enhance the special character of the school. A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school shall be a condition of appointment. 

The position will commence term 2, 2019.

How to apply

Application pack available on the school website. Any queries or requests for an application pack please email:

Kathleen Palenski, BOT Chairperson
Box 7032, Palmerston North 4412
(027) 323 1989

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kio

Listed 10:23 AM 14 September 2018
Closes 5pm 08 October 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes School (P North) NZ

School details

Our Lady of Lourdes School (P North)

Type: Contributing
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 148

School number: 2416
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Physical address:
96 Shamrock Street, Takaro, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
P O Box 7032, Pioneer Highway, Palmerston North, 4443