Seddon School Marlborough


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 9:58 AM 04 October 2019
Closes 4pm 30 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA05J

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, progressive educational leader to join our school.

Seddon is situated in the heart of the Marlborough region – one of the sunniest spots in New Zealand, with a climate that supports a great work/life balance.

Our school is a decile 6 full primary with fantastic students, a supportive community, a motivated, professional staff and dedicated board of trustees. 

We invite applications from inspirational, dynamic and forward-thinking leaders, who will deliver on the vision and strategic direction of the BOT and our community.  

The principal we seek will:

  • Have the interests and wellbeing of the children at the centre of everything the school does
  • Be an exceptional communicator who is inclusive, inspiring and capable of building and maintaining positive relationships across the school, with whānau, and the local community 
  • Be a proven educational leader with strong pedagogical knowledge
  • Be creative, innovative and future-focused  with the ability to take and make opportunities to enable the success of our students
  • Has an excellent work ethic and high expectations of success for themselves, staff and students
  • Foster traditions and strong values while moving the school into the future
  • Be a team player who is personable, approachable and visible around the school
  • Be a collaborative leader who motivates and inspires their team, has a great sense of humour, can-do attitude and is a solutions-based problem solver.

The role begins in term 1, 2020.

School house available.

How to apply

For more information and application packs please email:

Marcus van Asch, BOT Chairperson
(03) 575 7530

Vacancy reference #:1HA05J

Listed 9:58 AM 04 October 2019
Closes 4pm 30 October 2019

Seddon School NZ

School details

Seddon School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 140

School number: 2988
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Physical address:
Redwood Street, Seddon

Postal Address:
17 Redwood Street, Seddon, 7210