Medbury Preparatory School Canterbury

Assistant principal

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

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

Listed 10:38 AM 18 February 2019
Closes 5pm 25 February 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rH8

Commencing start of term 2 or to be negotiated.

We are seeking an inspiring, innovative and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

We are recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading independent preparatory schools for the education of boys from Y1–8. Catering for dayboys and boarders, we offer small class sizes, personalised learning programmes and a balance of traditional values and modern pedagogy to provide the best possible start for our boys and engage them in a lifelong learning journey.

Key tasks will include head of curriculum, diverse learners coordinator, wellbeing, junior and middle school dean and other negotiated senior leadership responsibilities. 

Our successful candidate will have had significant middle or senior management experience and be used to a dynamic environment where the wellbeing of the students is paramount. They will have high levels of integrity, practised judgement and discretion and strong planning and organisational skills.

If you would like to join the supportive, professional and reflective team at the school, you can apply.

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How to apply

Forward your CV, including 3 referees and a covering letter to Ian Macpherson, Headmaster via:

Rachelle Mathews, Acting PA to the Headmaster
(03) 351 6169

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rH8

Listed 10:38 AM 18 February 2019
Closes 5pm 25 February 2019

Medbury Preparatory School NZ

School details

Medbury Preparatory School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 421

School number: 4118
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Physical address:
109 Clyde Road, Fendalton, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 29006, Fendalton, Christchurch, 8540