Newtown School Wellington

Deputy principal – learner support or schoolwide leadership

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

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

Listed 10:54 am 21 September 2018
Closes 5pm 11 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kxt

A unique leadership position has been created in our vibrant, diverse school, beginning term 1, 2019.

This is an opportunity to further develop our exciting school programmes using your highly developed skills, strengths, creativity and knowledge. It is essential you have a depth of understanding for providing learner support. There will some classroom teaching.

Share your passions with us so we can see where you will make the greatest impact. Potential for additional units depending on experience and opportunities in relation to our Kāhui Ako developments.

As a leader you will:

  • Love learning and be passionate about child-centred learning
  • Live an inclusive education philosophy
  • Have strong student behavioural management, knowledge and practice
  • Thrive in a collaborative, creative environment
  • Have sound pedagogical knowledge and be culturally responsive
  • Want to develop your leadership talents and aspirations to be the best leader you can be
  • Recognise that a multicultural community is a gift
  • Promote student agency, integrated inquiry and innovation
  • Develop the skills of others
  • Enjoy being challenged and find joy and fun each day.

We are a highly multicultural, inclusive school with active students, committed and creative staff, and a supportive board and families. We have developed our values-based curriculum which underpins our learning. We have a roll of over 420 students and have recently moved into a newly designed ILE school.

We look forward to having you join our team.

How to apply

Please send your CV, with a cover letter giving details of 2 referees, to the Appointments Committee via:

Mark Brown, Principal
16 Mein St, Newtown, Wellington
(04) 389 6667

Vacancy reference #:1H9kxt

Listed 10:54 am 21 September 2018
Closes 5pm 11 October 2018

School details

Newtown School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 353

School number: 2926
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Physical address:
Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington

Postal Address:
Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington, 6021