St Patrick's College (Kilbirnie) Wellington


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 11:56 am 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 14 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yAG

We are an integrated Catholic Marist boys’ college with a proud heritage of 134 years of service to education, and are New Zealand’s oldest Catholic boys’ college. We are a culturally diverse Y9–13 day school with a roll of 780. The college has an impressive reputation for its academic, cultural, religious and sporting achievements. The board of trustees invites applications from inspirational and forward-thinking educators with a proven record for the position of rector, to commence 21 January 2020 or by negotiation.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A strong commitment to the spiritual and moral values of this Marist Catholic college
  • An ability to continue to build and grow a strong culture that respects 134 years of tradition based on Marist character, academic, cultural and sporting success
  • Inspirational and strategic thinking that develops the potential of each young man and those that teach or support them at the college, to live and contribute as lifelong learners to the demands of our ever-changing society
  • Intuition, empathy and influence that commands the respect of students, staff and the wider college community
  • Enthusiasm for the education of young men, be approachable and an effective communicator.

A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the college shall be a condition of appointment. The person appointed will be required to accept and recognise a responsibility to promote, maintain and enhance the special character of the college.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Gerardine Parkinson
Box 14-022, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241
(04) 939 5417

Vacancy reference #:1H9yAG

Listed 11:56 am 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 14 October 2019

School details

St Patrick's College (Kilbirnie)

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Male
Decile: 8
Roll: 748

School number: 276
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Physical address:
581 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 14022, Kilbirnie, Wellington, 6241