Lindisfarne College Hawke's Bay


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 9:16 am 11 May 2020
Closes 01 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7QN

The college:

Located in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay on a stunning 22ha park-like campus, our college is a state-integrated boarding and day school for boys from Y7–13. Since its establishment in 1953 Lindisfarne has become recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading schools, realizing its vision of preparing students for a future that demands high levels of personal confidence and a diversity of skills. High quality staff both teaching and non-teaching, an intense focus on the development of the ‘whole student’ enabled by small class sizes and individualised learning, are recognised by the community as integral strengths of the college.

The job: 

A rare opportunity for an experienced leader to work closely with the Board of Trustees and College Council to provide exceptional strategic and operational leadership, delivering a pre-eminent and aspirational education experience.

The candidate:

Candidates should be able to display a passion for boys’ learning and development, with a proven track record in educational leadership through inspiration, innovation, initiative and good judgement. Other essential skills and experience include:

  • Well-honed communication and influencing abilities
  • Superior relationship building skills, both within and outside a school community
  • Broad strategic, commercial and general management skills
  • An understanding of the importance of boarding as integral to the culture and way of life at Lindisfarne

Most importantly, the successful candidate will be able to articulate and demonstrate a commitment to Lindisfarne’s vision as a Christian school that the young men of Lindisfarne will be of good character and will lead lives of success and significance.

Click here to view the Candidate Briefing document.

How to apply

For more information phone Ian Taylor (027) 487 7424 or Raewyn. Apply in strict confidence at or email your cover letter and CV quoting A7098ed to:

Raewyn Brown
(021) 917 203

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7QN

Listed 9:16 am 11 May 2020
Closes 01 June 2020

School details

Lindisfarne College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Male
Decile: 9
Roll: 487

School number: 230
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Physical address:
600 Pakowhai Road, Stortford Lodge, Hastings

Postal Address:
P O Box 2341, Stortford Lodge, Hastings, 4153