Taranaki Diocesan School for Girls Taranaki


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 4:50 PM 18 August 2020
Closes 5.00pm 25 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9yD

We are seeking a new principal to lead us on the next part of our exciting educational journey. We are looking for an experienced lead with excellent interpersonal skills, innovative educational pedagogy and effective leadership practices.

We are a state-integrated secondary school situated in the attractive central Taranaki township of Stratford, and serve a wide community base that extends throughout the Taranaki region. Featuring supportive board, stable staff and positive community spirit, we are an attractive option for an experienced or aspiring principal.  Could this be you?

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a New Zealand registered teacher with experience in managing and leading change
  • Show a commitment to genuinely student-centred culturally responsive practice
  • Have implemented effective, innovative educational leadership practices
  • Demonstrate a commitment to te ao Māori
  • Assist in creating a learner-centred curriculum that excites and engages learners
  • Be inspirational, dynamic and able to maintain strong collaborative relationships
  • Uphold and enhance the Special Character of our school
  • Work collaboratively with our local schools to benefit the wider school community and it's students
  • Support strong, ongoing pastoral care within our school and boarding hostel.

How to apply

Please contact our appointment consultant for an application pack.

Graeme McFadyen, Appointment Consultant
(022) 163 2892

Vacancy reference #:1HA9yD

Listed 4:50 PM 18 August 2020
Closes 5.00pm 25 September 2020

School details

Taranaki Diocesan School for Girls

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Female
Decile: 5
Roll: 113

School number: 180
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Physical address:
61 Broadway North, Stratford

Postal Address:
Private Bag 714, Stratford, 4352