This is an exciting opportunity to lead a secondary school Y7–13 including building up a new senior secondary programme Y11–13 as a key member of the senior leadership team. We are seeking a person with experience as an AP, though senior leaders and heads of department may be suitable.
The position allows for working to your strengths and gives opportunity for creativity and considered innovation.
Our school is a U3, decile 6, state-integrated area school with a highly supportive community and a visionary, united board of trustees and staff. The school began in 2009 and has an established and successful Y1–10 programme. We have now been approved and funded to extend to Y13, beginning with Y11 and Y12 in 2021.
The mission of the assistant principal secondary is to:
Lead the secondary school (Y7–13)
Lead the establishment of the senior secondary (Y11–13)
Teach in a subject specialist area
Key strengths required for this position:
A firm faith and a desire to uphold the special character of the school
A passion for seeing young people develop in confidence, purpose and identity
Strong management skills in planning and organisation
A proven record of teaching excellence
Strong communication and relationship skills
Strengths in building and working in a collegial team
Experience and knowledge of NCEA systems and implementation
The ability and willingness to engage with the vision and pioneering nature of the school
The ability and willingness to creatively engage with, and build on, the educational philosophy of the school.