St Joseph's School (Queenstown) Otago

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 8:56 AM 14 December 2020
Closes 5pm 22 January 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAF_u

An extremely exciting career opportunity in a stunning part of New Zealand! 

We are seeking a strong, effective, inspiring leader for our diverse, multi-cultural Catholic school, incorporating highly experienced staff and an engaged community. We are a decile 10 school with 142 students based in beautiful Queenstown. We are looking for an inspiring principal to continue to build on our excellent reputation and lead us into the future. 

Our school is a state integrated school with a very strong Catholic character founded by the Dominican Sisters in Queenstown in 1883.

We are known as a small school with a big heart and aim to ‘create confident learners who, like Jesus, make a positive difference’.   

This is a tagged position. A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction, appropriate to the special character of the school, is a condition of employment. 

The applicant needs to be fully committed to Te Ao Māori, be an authentic Te Tiriti partner and have sensitivity to all cultures. 

Our new principal will: 

  • Be an excellent communicator, who is an approachable, visible leader in our school and is able to develop links with the Parish as well as the wider community
  • Have the ability to build a team empowering and enabling the development of children and staff 
  • Be a passionate and enthusiastic leader of our school continuing the effective pedagogy of learning happening at our school 
  • Be a forward-thinking and inspirational leader, who will demonstrate a thorough understanding of current approaches to effective teaching and learning 
  • Embrace the opportunities our environment has to offer.

How to apply

If you are keen to know more and receive our application pack email:

Cleave Hay, Consultant
(027) 230 4480

Vacancy reference #:1HAF_u

Listed 8:56 AM 14 December 2020
Closes 5pm 22 January 2021

St Joseph's School (Queenstown) NZ

School details

St Joseph's School (Queenstown)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 149

School number: 4016
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Physical address:
25 Beetham Street, Queenstown

Postal Address:
25 Beetham Street, Queenstown, 9300