Balfour School Southland

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

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

Listed 9:12 am 27 October 2020
Closes 5pm 12 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADKb

Our school is offering an amazing opportunity for a positive, energetic and high performing individual to join our leadership team as deputy principal. Our school is a beautiful environment to work in and is situated in the heart of rural Southland an hours drive from beaches, lakes and ski fields.

The school community is hugely supportive and ensures that we have an exceptionally well-resourced school. We offer the successful applicant the opportunity to help drive the strategic direction of our school in a positive workplace with the chance to learn alongside enthusiastic people who are devoted to being part of an outstanding educational experience. 

Responsibilities will be mutually agreed with the principal, utilising the successful applicant's strengths, alongside the school's needs and goals. 2–3MU available depending on responsibilities. 

Strengths in the following areas are desirable:

  • Demonstrates excellent pedagogical and curriculum knowledge
  • The ability to think and plan strategically in a collaborative way
  • The ability to work within a shared leadership model, demonstrating a willingness to learn and grow as a leader
  • Building strong relationships with students, staff, whānau and networks beyond the school
  • Knowledge of and commitment to culturally responsive practices
  • The ability to continue to lead our school in the digital technology curriculum and inquiry learning.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Louise Stevenson, Principal
(03) 201 6042

Vacancy reference #:1HADKb

Listed 9:12 am 27 October 2020
Closes 5pm 12 November 2020

School details

Balfour School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 92

School number: 3932
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Physical address:
131 Queen Street, Balfour

Postal Address:
P O Box 96, Balfour, 9746