St Mary's School (Blenheim) Marlborough

Assistant principal Y5–8. Non-tagged

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

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

Listed 10:37 AM 18 November 2019
Closes 3pm 29 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2gN

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative, dynamic and future-focused leader. We seek a passionate, creative and compassionate teacher to join our amazing school. You will engage effectively with our school and parish communities and provide strong pedagogical leadership across the school.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Believes that positive relationships are fundamental in a successful school
  • Is an innovative and forward-thinking educator, with an ability to inspire and lead curriculum
  • Has integrity and excellent communication skills, including a good sense of humour
  • Is highly organised in the day-to-day management of a school
  • Is experienced and competent in data analysis 
  • Can successfully manage and lead a team 
  • Is well-equipped to effectively support and guide staff, students and whānau when addressing social and academic challenges
  • Is culturally responsive
  • Has the ability to manage conflict, resolve problems effectively and restoratively with the view of seeing mistakes as learning opportunities
  • Is learner-focused and capable of leading successful teams of students and staff
  • Will add to the strategic direction of the school
  • Values the significance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and culturally responsive practices
  • Knowledge of play-based learning would be advantageous
  • Embraces our school's special Catholic character.

As our new assistant principal you will be a role model who is highly-organised and up-to-date, and able to work with modern technology systems to support the school’s learning community.

The successful applicant will be expected to support the ethos and special Catholic character of the school. The appointee will also have to be willing to further develop their understanding of key concepts within the religious education curriculum through continued professional development.

If you would like to have a walk around the school, please contact the principal.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Paddy Dowling, Principal
3 Stephenson St, Blenheim
(03) 578 9494

Vacancy reference #:1HA2gN

Listed 10:37 AM 18 November 2019
Closes 3pm 29 November 2019

St Mary's School (Blenheim) NZ

School details

St Mary's School (Blenheim)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 175

School number: 3012
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Physical address:
3 Stephenson Street, Blenheim

Postal Address:
3 Stephenson Street, Blenheim, 7201