Kings High School (Dunedin) Otago

Rector U8

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 10:53 AM 18 February 2019
Closes 5pm 18 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rGn

Building Men for Life

The board is looking to appoint an inspirational individual who exemplifies personal excellence and will lead a dedicated and passionate staff in delivering high-quality, character-based education to 1,000+ boys.

Outstanding academic results, nationally ranked sports teams, a strong performing arts programme and a vibrant inclusive school culture has positioned us as one of the most respected boys’ schools in New Zealand.  For more than 80 years we have tended to the educational needs of students in Y9–13 in Dunedin and beyond. 

Our new rector

Educational leader with a strong focus on student achievement, ensuring equity of opportunity for all students within an environment of personal excellence.

Firm commitment to the New Zealand Curriculum and boys’ education.

Champion the school’s unique character and values-based programmes including the implementation of positive education; a whole-school approach to student wellbeing. 

Forward-thinking, innovative and strong leadership, committed to upholding the values and vision of the school. 

Skilled communicator who can inspire and inform a range of audiences.

Approachable and empathetic leader able to build meaningful relationships within the school community.

How to apply

Contact Kris Lyall for an application pack at For confidential phone enquiries please contact:

Jacqui Matthews-Harris, Director, Blackcat Education
(027) 520 0201

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rGn

Listed 10:53 AM 18 February 2019
Closes 5pm 18 March 2019

Kings High School (Dunedin) NZ

School details

Kings High School (Dunedin)

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Male
Decile: 7
Roll: 881

School number: 383
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Physical address:
270 Bay View Road, Dunedin

Postal Address:
270 Bay View Road, South Dunedin, Dunedin, 9012