Sonrise Christian School Gisborne

Principal U3

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 1:42 PM 21 June 2021
Closes 4pm 16 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMC3

Sonrise Christian School is a composite (new entrant to Y13) state-integrated school located in beautiful Gisborne. Our friendly, family-focused, vibrant school was established in 1992 by a group of parents who wanted Christian education for the children of Tairawhiti.

Our mission is to EDUCATE for ETERNITY ….Te Matauranga Mutunga Kore.

Our vision is to be a thriving community, committed to Jesus Christ, excellence in education and to be of service to others.

Our values are: L I F E - these remain at the heart of the school. 

Love God, love people, Integrity, Faithfulness, Excellence. 

We are seeking a committed, forward-thinking, Christian leader who will inspire our students and staff in their education and faith journeys and who is passionate about building strong and respectful relationships with our students, their whanau, staff and our wider community.

 Our new principal will:

  • Create a positive, collaborative and caring environment where all learners become everything God had destined them to be
  • Be dedicated to improving outcomes for Maori and Pasifika students
  • Inspire and challenge our teaching staff to continue to grow and develop their future-focused pedagogy in our learning environment. 

The successful applicant will be able to work across all levels and will hold the students at the heart of decisions.

How to apply

Application packs are available from:

Deryk Jenson
(027) 383 8217

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAMC3

Listed 1:42 PM 21 June 2021
Closes 4pm 16 July 2021

Sonrise Christian School NZ

School details

Sonrise Christian School

Type: Composite (Year 1-10)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 117

School number: 1149
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Physical address:
451 Nelson Road, Gisborne

Postal Address:
451 Nelson Road, Riverdale, Gisborne, 4010