Palmerston North Girls' High School Manawatu/Whanganui


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 9:48 AM 13 September 2019
Closes 5pm 25 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yd_

Secondary school with a roll of 1,240.

Our core values are respect, resilience and social responsibility. 

If you share these values and have the skills to be a transformational leader, this is an exciting opportunity to lead and influence an outstanding girls’ school. 

Our school has an exceptional reputation for empowering young women and achieving academic excellence.

At our high school quality teaching and learning takes place in a safe environment where wellbeing is promoted and positive relationships are paramount. Our school recognises and values Māori as Tangata Whenua and partners positively with whānau and iwi.

The board of trustees is looking to appoint a principal with the skills to lead our school forward. 

Our new principal will demonstrate:

  • A clear personal philosophy and vision for the future
  • The ability to communicate with, motivate and inspire others
  • A high degree of professionalism, fairness and integrity
  • Respect, resilience and social responsibility
  • Flexibility, adaptability and open-mindedness
  • Self-awareness and the ability to empathise with others
  • A strong work ethic
  • Capability to work under pressure and manage competing demands.

Palmerston North is a vibrant, youthful city. Affordable homes, short commutes, safe and welcoming communities make this a fantastic place to call home. It has a great pace of life that caters to a positive work-life balance. Centrally located, Palmerston North is within easy reach of the coast, mountains and the capital city.

Our vision statement is:

‘He manu hiringa, he manu ariki, he manu rere ki te rangi – Inspiring young women who are successful learners and act with integrity.’

How to apply

For application information contact Carol Lynch

For school visits please contact Karen Sinclair
(06) 357 9194

Vacancy reference #:1H9yd_

Listed 9:48 AM 13 September 2019
Closes 5pm 25 October 2019

Palmerston North Girls' High School NZ

School details

Palmerston North Girls' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Female
Decile: 8
Roll: 1192

School number: 203
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Physical address:
Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, 4410