Drummond Primary School 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 4:53 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 02 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB5v

We are seeking an inspiring and committed leader to join our decile 8 school starting term 1, 2021. This position will potentially involve a small teaching component and is open to experienced or aspiring principals. 

We are a vibrant, small country school with a big heart. Our welcoming, inclusive, family-like culture is ideally suited to our diverse roll of 65 students from Y1–8. 

Our school has a well-resourced learning environment, highly motivated and talented staff, a supportive Board of Trustees and an active school community, that are all committed to providing the best education for all our students.

Situated in the heart of Central Southland, with the great outdoors on our doorstep and beautiful scenic lakes, beaches, great walks of NZ, Te Anau and Queenstown in close proximity.

This is an exciting opportunity for a person who:

  • Is an inspirational educational leader and innovator that understands and respects the unique character of our school and embraces our diverse multi-cultural rural community
  • Is an excellent communicator with the ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with students, staff, parents and the wider community to strengthen our school culture
  • Embraces the school's key values of Dream, Persevere, Succeed
  • Is a passionate educator with the mana to provide superior professional leadership across the school and community
  • Has experience leading curriculum delivery and developing staff in a manner that values personalised learning, a broad curriculum and education outside of the classroom.

How to apply

For an application pack, please email For enquiries contact:

Paul Cochran, Board Chair
(027) 336 2518

Download our application form

Vacancy reference #:1HAB5v

Listed 4:53 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 02 October 2020

School details

Drummond Primary School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 66

School number: 1650
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Physical address:
5 Domain Road, Drummond

Postal Address:
Domain Road RD 3, Otautau, 9683