Avondale College Auckland


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 8:27 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 5pm 14 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA09Z

Board of trustees presents an exciting opportunity for the right person to join and lead our large community of dedicated, experienced, innovative, passionate teachers and diverse, dynamic, talented learners – our future leaders. Ours is a vibrant, diverse, high-performing secondary school. 

We are seeking to appoint a principal and rangatira with the mana to provide outstanding professional leadership across all school communities. Our new principal will have a strong focus on student achievement, a commitment to Te Ao Māori, Tikanga Māori, Te Kotahitanga and demonstrate innovative and strategic thinking in relation to current school goals. 

Our new principal will be inspirational, dynamic with the ability to build strong collaborative relationships both within the school and across its wider communities. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding performance in all key areas of educational leadership, including high-level organisational skills. Our new principal will lead and monitor the achievement of existing initiatives and facilitate the strategic and innovative development of initiatives required in response to changes in wider education policy. A commitment to continuous professional self-improvement and the ability to perform under competing demands are a must. 

This position will commence at the beginning of term 2, 2020. 

About us:

We are a coeducational secondary school delivering pathways in both Cambridge and NCEA located in central Tāmaki Makaurau. We have strong learning and teaching communities with well-established national and international linkages. Our college is one of New Zealand’s largest secondary schools, with over 2,700 students and 200 full-time equivalent staff. 

Our strong co-constructed HEART values inform decisions made at the strategic level to support success for all our learners. Our strategic plan reflects our school’s commitment to excellence, part of the core ethos at the college.

How to apply

For further information and an application pack, please contact:

Paul Pa'u, Consultant
51 Victor St, Avondale, Auckland
(09) 626 2605

Vacancy reference #:1HA09Z

Listed 8:27 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 5pm 14 November 2019

Avondale College NZ

School details

Avondale College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 2676

School number: 78
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Physical address:
Victor Street, Avondale, Auckland

Postal Address:
59 Victor Street, Avondale, Auckland, 1026