Nga Tawa Diocesan School Manawatu/Whanganui

Director of wellbeing

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
5MU + 1SMA

Listed 3:47 pm 01 April 2021
Closes 03 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJYe

Director of wellbeing 5MU + 1SMA.

Permanent, full-time

Nga Tawa Diocesan School is a special character, Anglican boarding and day school for Y9–13 girls. 

We are seeking a suitably experienced person to implement our positive education curriculum and be responsible for student wellbeing and behaviour management, in both our day and boarding environments.

As a member of the senior management team, our director of wellbeing is responsible for the day-to-day operation of boarding and leading the wellbeing team including boarding staff, deans, counsellors and nurse.

Applicants must:

  • Have a vested interest in the wellbeing of our young women and their development
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Be able to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • Have an in-depth understanding of school systems, positive psychology/education and restorative practices
  • Be aware of current legislation that guides best practice and policy development
  • Hold a qualification in either health, psychology, education or counselling and be registered with the affiliated professional body.

The successful applicant is required to live on-site, and a four bedroom family home is provided as part of the employment package.

Term 3 start date, or earlier by negotiation.

How to apply

Apply by sending a covering letter, a copy of your CV and a completed application form to:

Lesley Carter, Principal
(06) 327 6429

Download our application form
Nga Tawa Application Form v9

Position Description
Director Wellbeing Postion Description March 2021

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAJYe

Listed 3:47 pm 01 April 2021
Closes 03 May 2021

School details

Nga Tawa Diocesan School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Female
Decile: 9
Roll: 150

School number: 196
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Physical address:
164 Calico Line, Marton

Postal Address:
Private Bag 1101, Marton, 4741