West Melton School Canterbury

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 1:22 pm 22 January 2021
Closes 4pm 22 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGM9

At our school we are proud of our history, our community, our staff and our ākonga – past and present. Due to an internal promotion, we are now seeking a deputy principal who brings proven leadership, strong relationship management and the ability to work collaboratively with our senior leadership team, the school and wider community. 

Our new deputy principal will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven leadership experience
  • Excellent pedagogical and curriculum knowledge
  • Ability to build strong relationships with ākonga, staff, whānau and external agencies
  • Effective and respectful communicator
  • Places ākonga at the heart of all decision making processes
  • The ability to think, plan strategically and engage others in a meaningful way
  • The ability to work collaboratively alongside the leadership team, staff and Board of Trustees
  • The ability to analyse and reflect on data to improve teaching and learning
  • Understand and recognise the unique status of tangata whenua in NZ and is committed to further developing culturally sustaining practices at school
  • Commitment to our school’s vision, values and strategic direction
  • Actively involved in school life.

If this sounds like you and you have a proclivity to add value to a high performing team, we would love to hear from you.

Start date term 2.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Tracey Riley, Principal
(03) 347 8448

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAGM9

Listed 1:22 pm 22 January 2021
Closes 4pm 22 February 2021

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