John McGlashan College Otago

Deputy principal

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Deputy principal

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

Listed 10:56 AM 12 March 2020
Closes 05 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6R9

  • Educational leadership in a unique college
  • Based in Dunedin.

We are a vibrant, highly successful decile 10, Y7–13 integrated secondary school for boarders and day boys based in Dunedin. Sited in a pristine natural environment, our school is blessed with expansive grounds, state-of-the-art buildings and facilities, with modern comfortable boarding houses that provide a home for a quarter of the boys.  

Established in 1918, the college combines sound traditions, values and outstanding achievement with a modern approach to education and a deep understanding of what parents and their sons expect from a school in today’s society. 

As deputy principal, you will be a key member of the leadership team, delivering the programmes and culture required to ensure exceptional levels of achievement for all students and contributing to the ongoing success of the school.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience as an educational leader
  • A proven record of teaching excellence
  • An innovative and forward-thinking approach
  • Exceptional communication and relationship skills
  • A passion for boys’ education
  • Strong management skills in planning and organisation
  • Strengths in fostering collegial teams
  • A commitment to your own and others’ professional development
  • A focus on self-reflection and continuous improvement.

This is a unique leadership opportunity to join an exceptional secondary school.

Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Andrea or visit

How to apply

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV, quoting 7036sk to:

Andrea Bankier, Senior Consultant
(027) 447 8102

Download our Candidate Briefing Information
7036PD v4

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA6R9

Listed 10:56 AM 12 March 2020
Closes 05 April 2020

John McGlashan College NZ

School details

John McGlashan College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Male
Decile: 10
Roll: 527

School number: 387
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Physical address:
2 Pilkington Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin

Postal Address:
2 Pilkington Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin, 9010