Waimate Centennial School Canterbury

U4 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 11:52 am 28 October 2020
Closes 5pm 27 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADT6

Decile 4 state, coeducational school for students in Y1–6. Over the last six years the roll has remained steady at between 150–165.

The students of Waimate enjoy great sporting and cultural facilities. Our students enjoy a varied EOTC, an exciting arts and Toi Maori programme. . There is a ‘whānau feel’ in the school. Our focus is firmly based on our students being at the centre of everything we do. 

We have been fortunate to be part of the Waimate kahui Ako for the last 5 years. Our teachers and teacher aides have received quality professional development. There are many work streams that are influencing practice at Centennial school.

Located in the South Canterbury region with the ocean on one side and beautiful Hunter Hills at our door Waimate is a thriving rural support town.  We sit at the gateway to the beautiful lakes district and wine growing region of the Waitaki Valley.

We are looking for a professional leader who sets high standards and has a proven track record of leadership. 

You will have excellent communication, people management skills and the ability to connect and build strong relationships with staff, students and the parent community, as well as the wider community. Being approachable, inclusive and consultative is also important for this role. You will also be culturally aware and responsive.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic leader to take our school into its next chapter.  

A school house is available.

The position commences on or about 28 January 2021, or an alternative date by agreement.

How to apply

An application pack can be obtained by contacting Applications should be sent to:

Greg Clarkson, Board Chairperson
(027) 836 0423

Vacancy reference #:1HADT6

Listed 11:52 am 28 October 2020
Closes 5pm 27 November 2020

School details

Waimate Centennial School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 156

School number: 3573
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Physical address:
5 Hughes Street, Waimate

Postal Address:
5 Hughes Street, Waimate, 7924