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.