Cashmere Primary Te Pae Kererū Canterbury

Associate principal

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

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

Listed 10:02 am 18 April 2019
Closes 5pm 10 May 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9tPp

Our vision at Te Pae Kererū is together empowering to thrive. We are looking for our next amazing leader to join our collaborative team as we learn, grow and contribute to our students’ education journey together.

This exciting role is part of our senior leadership team. As one of our 2 associate principals, you will lead inclusive learning at our school through effective pedagogy, professional development and implementation of our wellbeing framework.

We want to take a whole school approach to learning difference, so if you see yourself as a passionate leader of inclusive education then we want to hear from you.

Your superpowers will include…

  • A genuine passion for success for all, and the ability to see the bigger picture to help connect the dots for our students and staff
  • The ability to recognise the importance of identifying the patterns, strengths and challenges within learning difference
  • Knowledge about what is needed to enable students with learning difference to harness their strengths and thrive, and be able to lead the provision of that support in our school
  • The expertise to develop and share knowledge (together with our learning teams) to implement best practice about learning difference within inclusive learning environments
  • The ability to quickly build strong, positive relationships and connections with our students, teachers, whānau, learning support staff and outside agencies
  • The strengths to motivate, inspire and lead others in this exciting opportunity.

Roles and responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading inclusive learning (pedagogy and professional development) in collaboration with our other associate principal, principal and leadership team
  • Leading our learning support and ESOL teams
  • Oversight of the international programme.

Other responsibilities:

  • Leading positive behaviour for learning through a strengths-based approach
  • Liaising with external agencies such as CMM, Mana Ake, RTLB and MOE
  • 0.4 teaching component.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the skills and experience, please complete the declaration (link in application pack), email a cover letter, and CV (including the contact details of 2 referees) to:

Gavin Burn
(03) 332 6786

Download our application pack

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9tPp

Listed 10:02 am 18 April 2019
Closes 5pm 10 May 2019

School details

Cashmere Primary Te Pae Kererū

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 423

School number: 3310
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Physical address:
135 Hackthorne Road, Cashmere, Christchurch

Postal Address:
135 Hackthorne Road, Cashmere, Christchurch, 8022