Grantlea Downs School Canterbury

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 10:19 am 17 January 2019
Closes 3pm 05 February 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9qQc

Commencing term 2.

We are a well-resourced, semirural school, set on spacious grounds in a supportive community on the northern outskirts of Timaru. We are a decile 5, U5 full primary school, with a grading roll of 360 students. We provide a caring, positive and stimulating environment for our children, their families and our staff.

We are seeking a dynamic and proven leader, with the ability to plan strategically and support teachers in delivering high quality classroom programmes. You will be supported by a forward-thinking board, committed to further enhancing our wonderful school environment.

Our new principal will:

  • Be an excellent communicator, able to build strong, positive relationships with students, staff, the board, parents and the community
  • Have the ability to empower and support teachers to continually develop their skills, knowledge and be innovative classroom practitioners
  • Be passionate about improving student performance and motivating students to achieve
  • Continue to promote our school as a vibrant place of learning, incorporating the local environment and community interests.

How to apply

An application pack is available from:

BOT Secretary
(03) 684 7706

Vacancy reference #:1H9qQc

Listed 10:19 am 17 January 2019
Closes 3pm 05 February 2019

School details

Grantlea Downs School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 313

School number: 2111
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Physical address:
65 Grants Road, Marchwiel, Timaru

Postal Address:
65 Grants Road, Marchwiel, Timaru, 7910