Fairlie School Canterbury

Principal U3

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 3:56 pm 07 July 2020
Closes 4.00pm 05 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8ve

We are seeking an outstanding leader with exceptional interpersonal skills. Proven successful educational leadership will be essential. We have a supportive rural community, board, parent group and a strong teaching team. We are a decile 6, co-educational Y1–6 school of 122 students. Start date January, 2021. 

The vacancy offers an exciting opportunity for a leader who has the commitment and passion to extend the school, and to live our mission of: creating a safe and positive environment, equipping students with the Mackenzie kid qualities, and ensuring that, with the support of their community, they are fully prepared to walk their own pathway to learning and success.

We are located 2.5 hours south of Christchurch, halfway between Timaru and Lake Tekapo on SH8.

A 3 bedroom school house is available if required. We welcome a visit to our school prior to the closing date.

How to apply

Apply via the vacancy link, and direct enquiries to

Hamish Zuppicich, Board Chairperson
(0274) 033 025

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA8ve

Listed 3:56 pm 07 July 2020
Closes 4.00pm 05 August 2020

School details

Fairlie School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 116

School number: 3335
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Physical address:
21 School Road, Fairlie

Postal Address:
21 School Road, Fairlie, 7925