St Patrick's School (Greymouth) West Coast

Principal U4

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 9:26 am 14 September 2020
Closes 12pm 14 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB78

Decile 6 co-ed integrated Catholic school.

The retirement of our principal creates an exciting opportunity for the right person to lead our special character school into the future.

The board is seeking to appoint a highly professional Catholic leader with the ability to engage and inspire students and staff, who will be committed to building on our record of educational excellence and will share the mission of our school in developing socially responsive students, who live in accordance with the values of Jesus Christ and the Catholic tradition.

We are looking for an empowering educator with excellent communication skills who values and builds positive relationships with students, staff, parents/whānau/caregivers and the parish community.

We wish to employ a principal who has a proactive, collaborative leadership approach that empowers teamwork and develops professional capabilities.

The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of the curriculum with a strong focus on quality teaching and learning and be committed to enhancing student achievement. 

A willingness to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school shall be a condition of appointment. The appointee will be required to accept and recognise the responsibility to maintain and preserve the special character of our school.

Position commences term 1, 2021. 

How to apply

An application package is available from:

Tanya Whitmore
13 Puketahi Street, Greymouth
(03) 768 7830

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAB78

Listed 9:26 am 14 September 2020
Closes 12pm 14 October 2020

School details

St Patrick's School (Greymouth)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 186

School number: 3538
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Physical address:
13 Puketahi Street, Greymouth

Postal Address:
13 Puketahi Street, Greymouth, 7805