Christchurch Adventist School Canterbury

Principal. Tagged

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Principal

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

Listed 9:57 am 16 August 2019
Closes 1pm 13 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9wyR

The appointment of an exceptional Christian Adventist leader for the school, will ensure that our school continues to be Christ-centred, as that individual will be required to lead from the front, create an academically stimulating learning environment and will continue to improve on the current achievements and the strategic initiatives the board of trustees has set in place.

We seek a future-focused school leader who will prepare our children to manage the challenges of the 21st century, who demonstrates strong strategic, collaborative and relational skills and who will be a visible and involved member of the wider school community.

Due to the currently high enrolment demand we are expecting a period of significant growth over the next 5 to 10 years. We seek an educational leader who is excited by this growth and ready to rise to the challenges it will create.

This leader will be an inspirational principal, strongly connected with the vision and values of our school. The successful applicant will demonstrate leadership qualities, be an excellent communicator, working collaboratively with our BOT, parents, staff and students; have a sound understanding of pedagogy, and the NZ Curriculum.

As a condition of appointment, the appointed principal must have a willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special Seventh-day Adventist character of the school. The appointee shall accept and recognise the responsibility to maintain and preserve the special character of the school.

Position commences term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Please send covering letter, CV (including 3 referees) and to request an application to:

Dan Carrasco
(021) 500 576

Vacancy reference #:1H9wyR

Listed 9:57 am 16 August 2019
Closes 1pm 13 September 2019

School details

Christchurch Adventist School

Type: Composite
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 246

School number: 317
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Physical address:
15 Grants Road, Papanui, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 5197, Papanui, Christchurch, 8542