Fitzroy School Taranaki

Principal U5

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 9:54 am 04 September 2019
Closes Noon 15 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9xu_

A rare opportunity has arisen! After 11 years at the helm our highly respected principal is leaving.

We now seek a high-performing, proactive and collaborative leader with outstanding people and organisation skills.

This is a sought-after position in a highly effective decile 8, Y1–6 contributing school, with a current roll of 411 students. A commitment to continuing and maintaining our 'Fitzroy Family' values and traditions, with an energetic approach to the future will be imperative.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • A commitment to provide the best possible outcomes for children and their learning
  • A deep pedagogical knowledge of the NZ Curriculum
  • Collaborative practice
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A growth mindset, future-focused thinking
  • A desire to grow professional capacity and to inquire deeply into practice
  • Leadership and coaching ability.

We offer you:

Inclusion in our rich, multicultural school family which boasts a future-focused, dynamic team of teachers, supportive board of trustees and community.

Situated in a unique environment in the thriving suburb of Fitzroy, New Plymouth, our school is close to amazing surf beaches, the New Plymouth Coastal Walkway, Waiwhakaiho wetlands/river with our maunga providing a beautiful backdrop. 

We welcome your application. This position will commence term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Kylie Macdonald, Board Chairperson
(027) 694 4296

Download our application form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9xu_

Listed 9:54 am 04 September 2019
Closes Noon 15 October 2019

School details

Fitzroy School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 385

School number: 2167
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Physical address:
Barriball Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
P O Box 3248, Fitzroy, New Plymouth, 4341