Bethlehem College Bay of Plenty

Head of primary

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 8:58 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 3pm 08 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yLR

We are a well-established state-integrated Christian college in Tauranga, providing quality all-round Christian education for over 1,750 students, comprising approximately:

  • 1,650 Y1–13 students (including 80 international students) at the Bethlehem campus
  • 100 Y1–8 students at the Bethlehem College Chapman campus in Rotorua.

Staff enjoy excellent modern resources and fine facilities. The college’s emphasis is on applying biblical principles to all aspects of school curriculum and life. An undertaking to commit to the college’s special character is a condition of all appointments.

Christian thought and practice is integrated across the curriculum, which is broad-based and includes excellence in academics, sports, the performing arts and the shaping of moral leadership and service.

We have a unique opportunity for someone with a strong Christian faith and demonstrated educational leadership, to combine these passions and lead the primary school. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of providing educational excellence, effective leadership and vision to guide and grow the primary school and ensure its ongoing success.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

  • A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the college and to uphold the special character (these requirements are a condition of employment)
  • A strong personal commitment to protect and enhance the Christian special character of the college
  • People skills and the ability to engage and influence the school community from staff, students and their families, to the board
  • Effective communication
  • Experience in building a competent and collaborative culture
  • An ability and desire to grow and develop staff, and to ensure students achieve and reach their potential
  • A servant heart. 

Position commences in term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Please send your direct enquiries to:

Karen Miller
(07) 579 1800

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9yLR

Listed 8:58 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 3pm 08 October 2019

Bethlehem College NZ

School details

Bethlehem College

Type: Composite
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 1885

School number: 77
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Physical address:
24 Elder Lane, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Postal Address:
Private Bag 12003, Tauranga Mail Centre, Tauranga, 3143