Fernworth Primary School Southland

Principal U5

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 8:40 AM 19 September 2018
Closes 5pm 15 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ksA

Commencing term 1, 2019.

A significant opportunity awaits a dynamic and inspirational leader with experience and an open mind to new ways of teaching and learning.

We are committed to providing a well-rounded education for all our children in a positive learning environment based on PB4L.

We have a great mix of new and experienced teaching and support staff. We are involved with Kiwican that supports values education; have a SWIS and RTlit onsite and are well-resourced with plenty of teaching space with an opportunity for growth.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Can promote and participate in our school’s professional learning with staff to ensure this has the greatest possible impact on student outcomes
  • Is able to build relational trust and collaboration that strengthens values and leads to positive change
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can inspire and develop leadership capability in others so the responsibility is shared.
  • Shows commitment to te reo and Tikanga Māori and its integration into all areas. of the school
  • Is visible, approachable, develops great connections and is fully engaged with the learning community
  • Is strategic, logical and open-minded, with operational expertise and strengths in planning, decision making and leading change.

Our students are looking for a principal who is brave, friendly, fun, kind, caring, and helps people be good. Someone who plays with us in the playground. A principal we can talk to, who listens to us, values our ideas and never gives up on our school.

A successful applicant may be eligible for the Principal Recruitment Allowance (PRA) of up to $50,000.

How to apply

Application packs available. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Leeanne de Vries
288 Pomona St, Strathern, Invercargill 9812
(027) 674 4999

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9ksA

Listed 8:40 AM 19 September 2018
Closes 5pm 15 October 2018

Fernworth Primary School NZ

School details

Fernworth Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 267

School number: 2117
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Physical address:
288 Pomona Street, Strathern, Invercargill

Postal Address:
288 Pomona Street, Strathern, Invercargill, 9812