Cloverlea School Manawatu/Whanganui

Deputy principal, walking position

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

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

Listed 9:15 AM 01 October 2019
Closes 3pm 18 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zr_

Due to significant roll growth, we are seeking an experienced educational educator who will enjoy being part of the senior leadership team from 2020.  This position is part of a restructure and is in preparation for one of our current longstanding deputy principals retiring at the end of 2020. 

For 2020 there will be 3 deputy principals and in 2021 we will return to 2 deputy principals. Part of the role will include leading a team and will include some CRT and / or relieving when needed.

Our ideal deputy principal will be highly organised, motivated and excited about making a positive difference for our LEGENDs.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring senior leader who:

  • Will add to the strategic direction
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning
  • Is able to build strong partnerships within the learning community
  • Makes connections with our LEGEND values in everyday contexts, consistently models these and responds positively 
  • Is learner focused and capable of leading successful teams of students and staff
  • Sees themselves as a learner 
  • Has the ability to make decisions and follows through
  • Is culturally responsive 
  • Has potential to support and lead curriculum development and assessment in areas of strength
  • Has the ability to manage conflict, resolve problems effectively and restoratively with the view of seeing mistakes as learning opportunities
  • Is able to ensure the effective management and day to day operation
  • Is willing to take calculated risks
  • Understands the importance of collaboration and ‘team’.

We have high-quality PLD opportunities as we continue to re-design our localised curriculum.  Our current foci are PB4L, STEAM, The Code and moving towards introducing play-based learning.

Our school has a highly supportive BOT, a collaborative teaching culture, a legendary community that is waiting for a new staff LEGEND to join.

Applicant visits to our school are welcomed and confidential.

How to apply

Please direct enquiries for an application package to:

Leiana Lambert
(06) 357 3955

Vacancy reference #:1H9zr_

Listed 9:15 AM 01 October 2019
Closes 3pm 18 October 2019

Cloverlea School NZ

School details

Cloverlea School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 325

School number: 2350
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Physical address:
55 Herbert Avenue, Cloverlea, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
55 Herbert Avenue, Cloverlea, Palmerston North, 4412