Canvastown School Marlborough

U1 principal

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 3:00 PM 29 June 2021
Closes 4pm 30 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMfo

Are you ready to put on your red bands, take the bull by the horns and come join our caring, active, achievers at Canvastown School? 

We are looking to appoint an energetic and professional leader who will be committed to educational excellence and will engage and inspire the students, staff and community. You will be well supported by a committed Board and fantastic staff.

Our U1 rural school of 20 students, is situated on the outskirts of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, on State Highway 6, 50km from Blenheim and 63km from Nelson.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an experienced and effective classroom practitioner
  • Be committed to enhancing student achievement, through sound curriculum knowledge, analysis, reporting and planning
  • Will embrace our rural setting and lead us with clarity. Building upon our hands on, learner centred, local curriculum
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Be approachable with a sense of fun
  • Have the ability to enhance and promote our school vision and values as well as engage and work positively alongside staff, students and the community 
  • Understand the importance a rural school plays in the local community and is someone who is willing to be active and visible in the school and wider community. 

A school house, on site, is available for rent.

The position commences term 1, 2022.

How to apply

Please email our chairperson for an application pack or for more information.

Nanette Buchanan-Brown
(03) 574 1228

Vacancy reference #:1HAMfo

Listed 3:00 PM 29 June 2021
Closes 4pm 30 July 2021

Canvastown School NZ

School details

Canvastown School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 20

School number: 3186
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Physical address:
Main Road, Canvastown

Postal Address:
5044 State Highway 6 RD 1, Havelock, 7178