New River Primary Southland


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 11:58 AM 23 July 2020
Closes 1pm 31 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9D6

Decile 1C, Y1–6 contributing school in South Invercargill.

Due to a low number of applicants, our Board has chosen to re-advertise this position. Our Board of Trustees is looking to appoint an experienced and committed Principal who will work collaboratively with our school community to enhance and strengthen its school culture. The successful applicant will have the ability to build positive relationships with staff, students and the school community, show empathy, compassion and be a strong advocate for our tamariki. Having an understanding of, and willingness to continue the implementation of Culturally Responsive Practice, Health Promotion, the Positive Behaviour for Learning and Second Step programmes would be advantageous as they are integral to the New River culture. 

We will look to our new Principal to continue to support New River’s collaborative journey with five other schools in the Invercargill Kahui Ako, building relationships and working together to improve educational outcomes for our students.

How to apply

Application packs can be requested by emailing:

Gina White (Board Representative)
Box 7107, Invercargill
(03) 211 0035

Vacancy reference #:1HA9D6

Listed 11:58 AM 23 July 2020
Closes 1pm 31 August 2020

New River Primary NZ

School details

New River Primary

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 205

School number: 2116
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Physical address:
117 Elizabeth Street, Kew, Invercargill

Postal Address:
117 Elizabeth Street, Strathern, Invercargill, 9812