St Peter's School (Beckenham) Canterbury

Principal – Catholic Primary

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 2:47 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 5pm 30 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHRy

We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective leader with a passion for working with our wonderful young people, highly professional staff and extremely supportive community. At the heart of what we do is our Catholic faith and gospel values which underpin our inclusive and caring learning environment.

With the resignation of our previous principal, Stephanie Kitto, we seek a new principal who can start in Term 3, 2021 to continue to build on our excellent reputation, implement our strategic vision and lead us into the future.

It is essential that the appointee meets the criteria set out in Schedule 6 of the Education and Training Act 2020 - CI47 (as attached), is a highly competent leader, with an excellent understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, current teaching and learning and the Catholic special character.

A willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.

An excellent communicator, who is approachable and is passionate about our children and our school is an expectation shared by the whole school community.

The successful applicant will be team orientated, flexible, a good role model to others, and able to easily engage with all people in our community. Our expectation is that we will continue to sustain and build on the high trust relationships we currently have with our students, parents and wider community through this appointment.

Please apply if you:

  • Are an inspiring leader, who aspires to new and exciting challenges;
  • Passionate about our Catholic faith and special character;
  • Believe that you can make a difference for the children in our community;
  • Recognise that children learn best when they are enjoying challenging learning, feel safe at school and are surrounded by people who care about them and their ideas;
  • Are able to build and maintain strong, caring relationships with people.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Paul Hulse
(021) 171 1742

Download our application form
00 20210316 Principals Pack

Vacancy reference #:1HAHRy

Listed 2:47 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 5pm 30 April 2021

St Peter's School (Beckenham) NZ

School details

St Peter's School (Beckenham)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 156

School number: 3542
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Physical address:
11 Fisher Avenue, Beckenham, Christchurch

Postal Address:
11 Fisher Avenue, Beckenham, Christchurch, 8023