Kristin School Auckland

Director of wellbeing

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Other senior leadership

Health and physical education, Social sciences

Listed 10:12 AM 12 August 2020
Closes 28 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9oc

  • Full-time role, commencing January 2021
  • Newly created role to design and implement wellbeing programme
  • Albany location with park-like grounds.


We are one of New Zealand's finest independent, coeducational schools, located in Albany, Auckland. It provides exceptional education for over 1,750 students from Early Learning to Y13.


Responsible for visioning, developing, implementing and embedding a school wellbeing programme that is fully integrated for all students and staff. We have a strong wellbeing focus with a range of social and emotional wellbeing programmes and seeks to develop these even further in a structured and cohesive framework. This role will also be responsible for providing leadership of key wellbeing staff.

Experience needed

We are seeking an innovative leader with a deep understanding of the role of student services to collaborate with the executive team to set the strategic direction for our wellbeing programme. You will be able to form positive relationships with students, staff, families and have proven experience in people management.

You will have a growth mindset, with the ability to self-reflect, and an ongoing drive for self-development and improvement. You will have highly developed interpersonal and organisation skills, and the ability to interrogate data to evaluate programmes and strategic directions. 

An in-depth understanding of wellbeing, positive psychology, positive education, restorative justice practices, and an understanding of high functioning independent schools is desirable.

This position will have a teaching component, so requires the successful applicant to be a qualified and registered teacher in New Zealand.

Benefits and culture

You will enjoy a competitive remuneration package, park-like grounds, staff car parking, tuition fee discount, 6 weeks annual leave and other wellbeing initiatives like access to a staff gymnasium, free flu vaccinations, onsite massages and discounted health insurance.

How to apply

Please apply online:

Rebecca Isted
(09) 415 5097

Download our application pack
Director of Wellbeing Applicant Pack August 2020

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9oc

Listed 10:12 AM 12 August 2020
Closes 28 August 2020

Kristin School NZ

School details

Kristin School

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1700

School number: 29
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Physical address:
360 Albany Highway, Albany, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 300087, Albany, Auckland, 752