Sacred Heart School (Waikiwi) Southland

Principal (U3). Tagged

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 11:13 AM 24 July 2020
Closes 4pm 31 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9Eg

About us 

Our school is a Catholic U3 Y1–6 integrated and coed school. Our mission is to provide children with a secure, caring, learning environment helping them reach their potential; integrating cultural awareness and christian values and understanding through their Catholic faith.

We are a decile 9 school based in Waikiwi, Invercargill who take a community-based approach to learning, where teachers, parents and the community come together. We welcome students from across the Southland area. Our school grounds cover a generous area and we have recently refurbished a number of our school buildings.

About the role

Leading a team of 5 experienced teachers our principal will be an innovative, enthusiastic and driven individual who is passionate about growing our presence in the Southland community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of the school, its resources and facilities, ensuring the school is adequately and competently staffed and a safe, secure environment for pupils
  • Administering the school's funds according to an approved, reporting to the board and making recommendations where required
  • Providing effective and motivational leadership to all staff
  • Ensure the wellbeing and educational achievements of pupils through development of the school curriculum
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain the Catholic special character of the school.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • A deep understanding of and commitment to our Catholic faith and traditions
  • Ability and willingness to step into the classroom as a skilled and experienced teacher
  • An innovative and visionary approach with the ability to implement strategic plans
  • Demonstrated leadership experience as a principal, deputy or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective relationships with the board, staff, children, families/whānau and community
  • Proven experience utilising marketing and communication strategies
  • Experience in managing HR, finances and property.

Tagged position. A willingness and ability to support and uphold the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Rachel Willis, Human Resources Consultant
(022) 012 0694

Please see the Job Description
Principal Job Description Sacred Heart School July 2020 v2

Please download the application form
S464 Form v28

Vacancy reference #:1HA9Eg

Listed 11:13 AM 24 July 2020
Closes 4pm 31 August 2020

Sacred Heart School (Waikiwi) NZ

School details

Sacred Heart School (Waikiwi)

Type: Contributing
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 100

School number: 4013
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Physical address:
435 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill

Postal Address:
435 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill, 9810