Sacred Heart School (Waikiwi) 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 10:58 am 27 October 2020
Closes 12pm 13 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADM4

We are looking for a deputy principal to join our team for 2021.

This role will also include a teaching component, level to be negotiated.

We are looking for someone who comprises the following: 

  • Upholds the vision, values and strategic aims for the learners of Sacred Heart School
  • Can think strategically and understand the impact of day-to-day decisions on the ‘big picture’ objectives
  • Is a team player and collaborative professional who is loyal and ethical
  • Is open, approachable and consultative with staff, developing and maintaining excellent professional relationships
  • Has the ability to foster strong parent/whānau/community and external agency relationships
  • Is an excellent communicator with a positive outlook and a sense of humour
  • Is a high expectations practitioner with knowledge of current pedagogy informing practice and proven classroom experience
  • Has a growth mind-set for self and others and can manage the delicate balance of supporting and challenging others to grow
  • Is a reflective practitioner
  • Has an awareness of and positive attitude towards bicultural, multicultural and special education support
  • Has the capabilities to maintain programmes and activities that reflect the special character of the school
  • Has strong organisational skills are essential, including delegating, developing and following systems
  • Has strong self-management skills including effective time management and decision-making
  • Is skilled in promoting evidence-based teaching and learning, and supporting teacher inquiry into practice.

How to apply

Please send your CV, coving letter, S464 form and application document.

Vanessa Williams
435 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill
(03) 215 7317

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Vacancy reference #:1HADM4

Listed 10:58 am 27 October 2020
Closes 12pm 13 November 2020

School details

Sacred Heart School (Waikiwi)

Type: Contributing
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 95

School number: 4013
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Physical address:
435 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill

Postal Address:
435 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill, 9810