Cashmere High School Canterbury


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 10:56 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 24 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rrn

  • Visionary educational leader
  • Evidence-based pedagogy
  • Christchurch-based.

We are a highly successful and innovative decile 9 coeducational secondary school with 1,900 students, based in Christchurch. With a reputation for academic success and a rich offering in music, the performing arts and sports, our vision is to craft good citizens through vibrant opportunities, and to inspire personal and collective excellence. We are a school the local community is proud to attend, with high levels of in-zone enrolments and positive community perceptions.

This is an exciting time to join our high school, with campus redevelopment on track, student engagement and achievement continuing to grow, and our positive, talented and committed staff ensuring the school continues to thrive.

For our new principal we are seeking an educational leader who can continue to lead the positive achievement and excellent reputation our school already holds. 

You will possess:

  • Visionary educational leadership and be up to date with research and evidence-based pedagogy
  • A commitment to lead a champion team – empowering and growing leadership in others
  • A consultative approach, engaging with students, staff and the community and enhancing positive school-community relationships
  • An approachable manner, an eagerness to get involved in school life, and model the values through leading by example
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, with a values-driven approach to decision making
  • Strong drive with plenty of enthusiasm, energy and resilience
  • Commitment to Communities of Learning (CoL), supporting Te Mana Raupō, our local CoL
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in the learning environment
  • Passion for getting to know our school and community to continue our positive forward momentum.

For more information visit either the school website or vacancy link website or call Andrea Bankier.

How to apply

To apply in strict confidence please email your CV, cover letter and direct enquiries quoting 187878eg to:

Andrea Bankier at Sheffield
(03) 353 4365

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rrn

Listed 10:56 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 24 March 2019

Cashmere High School NZ

School details

Cashmere High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 2071

School number: 340
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Physical address:
172 Rose Street, Somerfield, Christchurch

Postal Address:
172 Rose Street, Somerfield, Christchurch, 8024