Governors Bay School Canterbury

Principal U2

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 12:25 PM 30 March 2020
Closes 5pm 28 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6tR

Situated approximately 15 minutes from Christchurch and Lyttleton in picturesque Governors Bay, our school is a U2, decile 10 school with a growing roll of approximately 90 students. Our highly respected Principal is moving on to a new leadership opportunity, providing an amazing opportunity for the right person to join our high-performing team and build on the strengths already evident within our school. 

We are looking for a Principal: 

  • Who has strong relationship building abilities – is an open, transparent communicator and who develops high-trust relationships with all stakeholders     
  • Who is a strategic leader who takes a collaborative approach, can inspire and motivate staff and students
  • With a track record for improving student outcomes for all learners 
  • With high expectations for, and a strong commitment to, student-centred education
  • With an understanding of, and respect for, cultural diversity
  • With an ability to model our school charter, philosophy and vision 
  • With the ability to use a range of technologies to support future-focused learning  
  • Who is up to date with NZ Curriculum and planning and values all levels of curriculum     
  • Who is a lifelong learner, committed to their own and to the staff’s professional growth and development
  • Who has the management skills, financial acumen, administration experience and vision to effectively lead our school.

Our school is nearing completion of a significant school rebuild that has superior, flexible learning spaces, ready to be enhanced with a strong leader committed to our students. 

This position is available from the beginning of term 3, however this is negotiable to ensure we obtain someone to lead our school in a positive way.  

How to apply

Contact for enquiries, application pack and form and send CV to:

Rebecca Baynes, Office Manager
(03) 329 9854

Vacancy reference #:1HA6tR

Listed 12:25 PM 30 March 2020
Closes 5pm 28 April 2020

Governors Bay School NZ

School details

Governors Bay School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 88

School number: 3354
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Physical address:
1 Jetty Road, Governors Bay

Postal Address:
1 Jetty Road RD 1, Lyttelton, 8971