St Peter's School (Beckenham) Canterbury


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 3:30 PM 09 July 2021
Closes 5pm 17 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANA6

Thank you for your interest in the principal’s position at St Peters Primary School. Our school is situated in Beckenham, Christchurch and provides for Y1–8. Our roll sits between 150 and 165 students. We are seeking a new principal who can start in term 1, 2022 to continue to build on our excellent reputation, implement our strategic vision and lead us into the future.

At the heart of what we do is our Catholic faith and gospel values which underpin our inclusive and caring learning environment. 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.

It is essential that the appointee meets the criteria set out in Schedule 6 of the Education and Training Act 2020 – CI47, a willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment. Is a highly competent leader, with an excellent understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, current teaching and learning and the Catholic special character. 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.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Paul Arthurs
(020) 4016 4469

Download our application form
00 20210709 Principals Pack

Vacancy reference #:1HANA6

Listed 3:30 PM 09 July 2021
Closes 5pm 17 September 2021

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