Newbury School Manawatu/Whanganui

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 1:15 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 5pm 29 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHQv

You’re ready to step up to your next Principal roleor maybe your first. Either way you now have opportunity to lead a school that will be one of the highlights of your education leadership career. All the previous principals of Newbury School will tell you what an awesome school it is to lead, and for the last 20 years Newbury Principals have gone on to lead some of the largest schools in the lower North Island. 

As principal of Newbury School, you’ll: 

  • Enjoy leading and working in a connected, rural community school 
  • Have a strong foundation and strategic plan to build on    
  • Bring your own flavour, ideas and energy to our school 
  • Be supported by a strong parent group 
  • Work in a well resourced school with quality grounds and buildings  
  • Focus on educational leadership  
  • Indulge your passions for sustainability, technology and a broad curriculum 
  • Be energised and gain a high level of satisfaction from your roleand from building strong relationships with your community 
  • Work with a proven, capable and stable board who will value your fresh ideas and energy 
  • Love working in a school that values open, transparent communication and strong, positive relationships.

To be successful in this role, you’ll be an education leader who: 

1. Has exceptional people, communication and relationship skills. You’ll be a collaborative leader 

2. Is visible, accessible, and hands on- you’ll connect with our rural school community 

3. Advocates for, and is guided by, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

4. Is a proven and successful leader of teaching and learning 

5. Has shown the ability to use key educational tools to improve learning 

6. Will support, develop and move forward the strategic goals and direction of the school 

7. Is an effective and efficient school manager 

How to apply

To find out more about this opportunity to lead Newbury School, or for a confidential chat about the school and the role contact Stu Birch at, or email referencing #49447, for a candidate information pack

Stu Birch
(04) 910 2206

Vacancy reference #:1HAHQv

Listed 1:15 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 5pm 29 March 2021

Newbury School NZ

School details

Newbury School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 165

School number: 2406
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Physical address:
Rangitikei Line, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
906 Rangitikei Line RD 5, Palmerston North, 4475