Crofton Downs Primary School Wellington

Principal / tumuaki U4

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 10:38 AM 05 March 2020
Closes 4pm 30 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6AR

Our school community is seeking a new principal to lead us on the next part of our educational journey. We are looking for an experienced leader who is inclusive and adaptable, with a clear educational vision and purpose, to lead our small school with a big spirit.  

Situated in the bush-clad slopes of Crofton Downs, a short drive from Wellington's CBD, our school is known for being warm and welcoming. We have a supportive BOT and leadership team, and a great staff culture. Here we nurture the whole child, embracing and celebrating difference, and celebrating success in its many different forms. 

The successful applicant will be someone who:

  • Cares deeply about staff and children and is dedicated to their learning and personal development
  • Is an active listener and a clear, open communicator
  • Is empathetic and approachable
  • Is able to engage in and encourage collaborative and rewarding relationships with students, staff, whānau and the wider community. 

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.

The position will commence on or before the first day of term 3.

If you would like to chat about the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Anne Lye, Acting Principal, at or ph (04) 479 2429.

How to apply

For further information and to request an application form, please contact:

Jo Holland, Chairperson, Board of Trustees
(022) 018 7351

Download the application information pack below (NB this does not include the application form, which needs to be requested from the board chairperson as noted above).
CDPS Principal Application Information FINAL

Vacancy reference #:1HA6AR

Listed 10:38 AM 05 March 2020
Closes 4pm 30 March 2020

Crofton Downs Primary School NZ

School details

Crofton Downs Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 214

School number: 2823
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Physical address:
Chartwell Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

Postal Address:
Chartwell Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington, 6035