St Paul's Collegiate (Hamilton) Waikato

Deputy headmaster, academic

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Deputy principal

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

Listed 12:01 PM 29 July 2019
Closes 9am 26 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9wJm

We are a leading Anglican independent school situated in Hamilton that has a commitment to providing education of the highest quality for its 750 students.

Due to a retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, knowledgeable and strategic-thinking person to join our senior leadership team. 

Responsible for the leadership and administration of our NCEA, Scholarship and Cambridge curriculum from Y11–13, the deputy headmaster (academic) is the chair of the school’s curriculum committee, has responsibility for academic achievement and assessment, and has overview of timetabling and option structures. In conjunction with the assistant headmaster, the deputy headmaster (academic) is also the principal’s nominee and school liaison with Ministry of Education and NZQA.

To succeed in this role, candidates will require an advanced understanding of curriculum management and development, have a proven record of educational leadership and possess a sound knowledge of current educational theory and practice. Experience or an ability to assist with the formulation and development of school timetables would also be an advantage.

As our academic leader, the deputy headmaster, academic must possess an ability to assist with subject option selection and career advice, have a commitment to engaging and extending students and have the confidence and ability to build and maintain positive and credible relationships with students, staff and the wider school community.

A member of the senior leadership team, this role reports to and works closely with the headmaster. Candidates will need to be a qualified and successful teacher (there is approximately 10 hours of teaching each week) and be willing to commit to both a summer and winter co-curricular activity as well as be available for the time commitment that a senior management role entails.

Competitive remuneration package, and relocation support available if required. 

How to apply

A full position description and conditions of service, together with background information on the school can be obtained by contacting:

Kathryn Conaghan
(07) 957 8861

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9wJm

Listed 12:01 PM 29 July 2019
Closes 9am 26 August 2019

St Paul's Collegiate (Hamilton) NZ

School details

St Paul's Collegiate (Hamilton)

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Male
Decile: 9
Roll: 784

School number: 130
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Physical address:
77 Hukanui Road, Chartwell, Hamilton

Postal Address:
77 Hukanui Road, Chartwell, Hamilton, 3240