Rotherham School Canterbury

Principal U1

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 9:59 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 4pm 04 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0EF

Decile 10, Y1–6, roll 42.

We are seeking a new teaching principal to lead our school into the future, as our current principal is moving on after 9 wonderful years of service.

This vacancy offers a tremendous opportunity for a leader who can promote and sustain a vibrant, exciting and motivational learning environment and has the commitment and passion to build on the fantastic work of our current staff and to continue to implement our vision of inspiring exceptional learners. Our school encourages a positive and supportive community of lifelong learners where all children are encouraged to strive to be the best they can. Our values of Respect, Integrity and Perseverance underpin this vision.

We are a small rural school set in the heart of the Amuri Basin, serving the town of Rotherham and the outlying farming community. Our school is well supported by a dedicated board of trustees, Home and School Group and the local community. We are part of the Tipu Maia Community of Learning.

We seek a leader who is:

  • A passionate, collaborative leader of best teaching and learning practice who can contribute to our own and wider educational communities
  • A highly effective communicator who builds strong relationships with our children, staff and community
  • Focused on maintaining current high performance and high levels of student achievement
  • Able to continue to lead the work we have done to be an inclusive and culturally responsive school  
  • An effective manager of people and resources with sound financial and administrative skills.

Position commences week 1, term 1, 2020, with a teaching component.

How to apply

Enquiries to Lois Christmas, Education Consultant: ph (027) 210 6055. Application packs available from Tuesday 15 October from:

Melody Popplewell
71 George St, Rotherham 7379
(03) 315 6368

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0EF

Listed 9:59 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 4pm 04 November 2019

Rotherham School NZ

School details

Rotherham School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 31

School number: 3490
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Physical address:
71 George Street, Rotherham

Postal Address:
71 George Street, Rotherham, 7379