Otago Girls' High School Otago


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 4:07 PM 27 July 2021
Closes 4pm 17 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANdk

The board is seeking a passionate, visionary, and experienced principal who has the courage to lead the school into its next period of history. As a leader you will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to build great relationships and show powerful leadership for staff, students and the community. Our new principal will be enthusiastic, energetic, highly visible and excited about the future of girls’ education at Otago Girls’ High School.

 To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A passion for girls’ education and an understanding of the unique role of single sex girls’ education
  • Proven knowledge and experience of theoretical and practical educational leadership, in particular the management of change
  • Understanding of and commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Proven collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional communication and relationship skills
  • An innovative and future-focused approach
  • Understanding and commitment to PB4L and Restorative Practice
  • Courage and ability to implement innovative curriculum design
  • Proven leadership in strong internal evaluative practices
  • Understanding of the unique role of single sex girls’ education
  • A commitment to inclusivity of all students (ethnicities, religion, gender diverse, socio-economic backgrounds etc)
  • Energy and endurance.

This is a unique and significant opportunity to lead in an iconic and progressive secondary school. 

How to apply

Please send your direct enquiries to:

Sue Watt
41 Tennyson Street, City Rise, Dunedin
(03) 474 0496 extn 809

Vacancy reference #:1HANdk

Listed 4:07 PM 27 July 2021
Closes 4pm 17 September 2021

School details

Otago Girls' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Female
Decile: 8
Roll: 749

School number: 378
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Physical address:
41 Tennyson Street, Dunedin

Postal Address:
41 Tennyson Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin, 9016