St Peter's College (Palmerston North) Manawatu/Whanganui


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 2:32 pm 21 August 2020
Closes 5pm 25 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAA57

We are a Y7–13 coeducational Catholic integrated college.

We are seeking a visionary Catholic leader who will value and nurture the St Peter’s College faith community. A leader of learning and faith who will continue our innovative educational journey, developing and empowering self-managing, lifelong learners striving towards excellence, who live the Gospel values in a changing world. A principal who is passionate, genuinely affirms and understands students, is progressive in their educational thinking, driving our college’s teaching and learning philosophy forward.

Our new principal will assume leadership of all religious aspects of our school and be a role model to the staff, students and family/whanau who make up our college faith community.

We welcome applications from an active Catholic who will lead and:

  • Inspire and be witness to our strong special character of Marist and Mercy values
  • Advocate and nurture cultural diversity embedded in our school practice and culture
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and able to build high trust relationships
  • Provide inspirational and innovative leadership
  • Have a deep and current understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Be able to build and maintain strong links across our community
  • Commitment to upholding and honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Have strength in financial management, and understanding digital technology structures
  • Value and develop the co-curricular life of our college.

A willingness and ability to participate in the religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school, is a condition of appointment.

Starting date: term 1, 2021.

How to apply

Requests for an application pack or further information can be made through:

Teresa Shanks, Board Chair
(027) 574 2657

Vacancy reference #:1HAA57

Listed 2:32 pm 21 August 2020
Closes 5pm 25 September 2020

School details

St Peter's College (Palmerston North)

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 676

School number: 204
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Physical address:
Holdsworth Avenue, Milson, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
3 Holdsworth Avenue, Milson, Palmerston North, 4414