Hanmer Springs School 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 2:08 PM 29 July 2021
Closes 3pm 12 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANix

Fixed-term principal role, effective immediately

Hanmer Springs School, nestled in the alpine village of Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury is seeking a fixed-term principal, effectively immediately, whilst the school recruits for a permanent principal appointee.

Hanmer Springs School is a U2, decile 9 school with a role of 92 students and a permanent teaching staff of 4 teachers. The Board of Trustees has invested significantly in providing teaching support and teacher aide hours to students whose needs require additional learning support.

The 2021-23 strategic plan was developed with significant consultation from our school community, ensuring a strong, robust and transparent plan was created to lead our school over the next 3 years. Our school values of Empathy, Resilience, Respect, Excellence and Integrity reflect this consultation and a sound school culture.

The successful candidate will have a strong sense of character and be able to lead our school through this transitional period. They will be able to fit into a small community and can look forward to enjoying the numerous benefits of living in an incredible location and environment.

We welcome expressions of interest from experienced principals who have worked in, or have an understanding of the demands of working in a relief position in a small rural community.

To find out more about our school, please head to our website. 

How to apply

further information or submit your application, including CV and covering letter to:

Tiffany Wafer, Board Chair
(021) 139 4909

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HANix

Listed 2:08 PM 29 July 2021
Closes 3pm 12 August 2021

School details

Hanmer Springs School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 96

School number: 3368
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Physical address:
8 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs

Postal Address:
8 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs, 7334