Avonside Girls' High School Canterbury

Deputy principal

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
6MU + 1SMA

Listed 8:57 AM 05 November 2018
Closes 3pm 26 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9nVZ

The opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, innovative educational leader with strong relational practice and a proven record of leading change, to join our team.

We have the good fortune to be moving into a brand-new co-located school with innovative learning spaces and specialist spaces at the end of term 1, 2019. It is critical that our new deputy principal is an effective teacher who works collaboratively and who embraces the opportunities that flexible spaces offer, and so can model future-focused teaching and learning approaches.

We need someone with skills to complement the skill set of the current senior leadership team, so are seeking an individual who, along with curriculum and pastoral strengths, has expertise in data systems and analysis, ICT and e-learning. 

While some of the tasks attached to the position can be negotiated with the successful applicant, some specific roles include oversight of a year level or levels, day-to-day operations, reporting, BYOD, effective use of KAMAR, processing PLD applications, oversight of relief.

Strategically the applicant will develop ICT strategic plan in conjunction with the ICT committee, will develop effective systems and processes around BYOD and loaner devices, and will lead work to explore how the digital technology curriculum might support the growth of girls’ digital capability.

It is essential that the applicant has strong relationship and organisational skills, is forward-thinking about education and is inquiry-focused in their approach. Strengths in culturally responsive and relational pedagogy are essential along with a proven track record for working effectively with staff, students and the community.

The position is to commence term 1, 2019.

How to apply

Please send your completed application form, cover letter and CV, and direct enquiries to:

Margaret Lyons, Secretary to the Principal
(03) 389 7199

Download our application form
On Line Job Application Form v3

Vacancy reference #:1H9nVZ

Listed 8:57 AM 05 November 2018
Closes 3pm 26 November 2018

Avonside Girls' High School NZ

School details

Avonside Girls' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Female
Decile: 6
Roll: 1024

School number: 324
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Physical address:
209 Travis Road, North New Brighton, Christchurch

Postal Address:
209 Travis Road, North New Brighton, Christchurch, 8083