West Melton School Canterbury

Tumuaki | Principal

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 1:59 pm 27 October 2020
Closes 4pm 27 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADPW

Y1-8.  Decile 10 

We are proud of our history, our community, our staff and our  learners – past and present. We would like to share this exceptional and exciting opportunity for you to be the face of our school as an inspirational and visionary leader.   

You will have proven school management skills and experience, strong interpersonal skills  and the ability to work collaboratively with the school and wider community. With a  continued focus on the development of our tamariki, and an eye for their future, your  commitment to inclusive and dynamic education will be infectious.  

As our tumuaki, you will possess the skills to consolidate and build on the current strengths  of our school while developing and embedding new initiatives to ensure an enduring culture  of success. Your ability to enhance and promote our school vision and values as well as  engage and work positively alongside staff, students and the community is essential. 

This position is available from the beginning of term 2, 2021. 

Applications are to be received electronically.

Note: Shortlisted applicants will be asked for a creative presentation to the Board (no longer than 15 minutes) on "What would the future of West Melton School look like under your leadership".


How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

John Willats (Board Chair)
(021) 272 1154

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3. West Melton Principal Person Spec

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2. West Melton Principal Job Description

Vacancy reference #:1HADPW

Listed 1:59 pm 27 October 2020
Closes 4pm 27 November 2020

School details

West Melton School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 454

School number: 3587
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Physical address:
Weedons Ross Road, West Melton

Postal Address:
743 Weedons Ross Road, West Melton, 7618