Ashgrove School Canterbury


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 8:04 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 1pm 24 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7vD

U6 with a grading roll of 522.

Position commencing Monday, 12 October. 

At our school, we aim to reflect the values from the NZ Curriculum document throughout our school using Positive Education and PB4L. Our values and strengths are taught, encouraged, modelled, and explored.  

We are now looking for an inspiring principal to start at the beginning of term 4.

Our students want a principal, that is:

  • Approachable, kind and personable
  • Engaged with us inside our classrooms
  • Has a passion for children, their achievements and potential
  • Knows us and our names.

 Our staff wants a principal, that is:

  • A strategic and inspiring leader, and an excellent communicator
  • Focuses on the wellbeing of the whole person and values their staff 
  • Empowering, develops staff and is a strong team player 
  • Courageous, willing to try new things, and is open to new ideas.

 Our whānau / community want a principal that:

  • Embraces our community and gets to know us
  • Actively promotes and supports Te Ao Māori and being part of our diverse community
  • Has an open mind and communicates with us
  • Has experience of working within a Kāhui Ako to strengthen collaboration across schools.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Rangiora, and the surrounding area offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby. 

For further information regarding our school, please visit our school website.   If you wish to apply for the role, please complete the application pack, which can be found here.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a completed application pack to:

Elizabeth Shand, BOT Secretary
(03) 313 8552

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7vD

Listed 8:04 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 1pm 24 July 2020

School details

Ashgrove School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 484

School number: 3284
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Physical address:
48 Seddon Street, Rangiora

Postal Address:
48 Seddon Street, Rangiora, 7400