Milton School Otago


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 11:27 am 17 December 2020
Closes 4pm 08 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFie

U3, decile 4. 

Our highly performing principal is moving on to a fresh education pathway, so an exciting opportunity exists to appoint a leader of our innovative learning community. Our school has a starting roll of 132 children for 2021 and is situated in the South Otago district of Milton. The school is an appealing option for an experienced or aspiring principal. Could this be you?

The school board invites applications from effective educational leaders who have the passion and capability to continue to provide innovative and modern leadership for our children and staff.

Our principal will:

  • Be visionary, knowledgeable, progressive and experienced
  • Lead by example to inspire and motivate others
  • Be committed, strategic, future-focused and inclusive
  • Build strong relationships with staff, children and parents set against a backdrop of personal warmth and humour
  • Treasure our inclusive school culture and diversity
  • Be visible, in touch with staff, children and the community
  • Continue to develop and enhance our highly effective local curriculum with a collaborative approach.

If this sounds like you then we look forward to your application.

Commencement date will be term 2, 2021 or by negotiation.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to: Nigel Wilson (Board Advisor) email:

Lynne Johnston (Board Chair)
103 Wakari Road, Helensburgh, Dunedin
(027) 202 5360

Application Pack

Application form
Milton Principal Application Form 2020 v2

Vacancy reference #:1HAFie

Listed 11:27 am 17 December 2020
Closes 4pm 08 March 2021

School details

Milton School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 144

School number: 3772
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Physical address:
Coronation Court, Milton

Postal Address:
P O Box 73, Milton, 9241