Pegasus Bay School Canterbury


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

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

Listed 10:27 am 23 August 2019
Closes 5pm 04 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9xHJ

After more than a decade, our respected principal has resigned to take on an exciting new opportunity.

As a result, we are looking for an outstanding new leader who is as passionate about our kura as we are. We need a strong, action-oriented principal who recognises and values our rich 140-year history and the exciting new potential that lies ahead with our purpose-built facilities in a growing community. 

Pegasus Bay is on the coastline of North Canterbury, just 30 minutes north of Christchurch city centre. The natural beauty of the area offers a great lifestyle and is a big drawcard for our school community and future principal.

The successful applicant must value and understand Aotearoa’s bicultural journey, as we are sited near the historically significant Ngāi Tahu Kaiapoi Pa, a significant Māori landmark. Our unique location is crucial to who we are and what we do.

We are an effective, decile 10, Y1–8, school that sits in the heart of a diverse, multicultural community.

We seek an amazing and passionate educational leader who:

  • Is dedicated to our children, our special place and our community
  • Is committed to seeing our students thrive in their learning and achievement
  • Understands teaching excellence, and places great value in growing all our staff to reach their full potential
  • Respects our journey and is prepared to embed the direction we are currently going in
  • Understands our way of learning, including the MLE environment
  • Is respectful and fair to all students, staff and whānau
  • Is fun and vibrant
  • Is highly visible and accessible to staff, students and whānau
  • Embraces technology at our renowned Apple Distinguished school
  • Is an effective communicator who meaningfully engages with stakeholders.

The successful applicant will be expected to take up the position at the start of term 1, 2020 unless otherwise negotiated.

How to apply

For an information package and application form contact:

Neil Wilkinson
(027) 232 4924

Vacancy reference #:1H9xHJ

Listed 10:27 am 23 August 2019
Closes 5pm 04 October 2019

School details

Pegasus Bay School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 455

School number: 3570
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Physical address:
5 Solander Road, Pegasus

Postal Address:
5 Solander Road, Pegasus, 7612