Bell Block School Taranaki

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

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

Listed 12:55 PM 30 July 2021
Closes 3pm 27 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANjo

Focused on excellence, the successful applicant will be able to inspire others through their leadership style and their collaborative work with the Principal, leadership team, staff, parents and the wider school community to enhance student achievement. They will display a passion for student's learning and possess an in-depth knowledge of the NZ Curriculum.

We are looking for a team player who will add to our fantastic staff while developing leadership and improving student outcomes across the school. Strengths in restorative practice and schoolwide organisation would be of advantage.

While this position does not involve responsibility for a class, a teaching component may be negotiated. We are keen to co-construct this aspect of the position with the successful applicant and value any new ideas or initiatives as to how we can structure the position within the current school organisation.

In addition, the deputy principal will also undertake the following key tasks: 

  • Provide in conjunction with the principal and other senior leadership staff, appropriate professional and curriculum leadership which is supportive of the school’s strategic plan, general directions and policies
  • Lead or be involved in the SENCO, pastoral care and learning support programmes
  • Be a welcoming point of contact for our school community
  • To take responsibility for implementing, monitoring and reporting on the school behaviour plan
  • In conjunction with the principal employ, appraise and take a pastoral care role for all teacher aides, timetabling their activities to meet the needs of the students.

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form. Any direct enquiries to:

Mrs Kim Hill, Executive Officer
31 Bell Block Court, Bell Block, New Plymouth
(06) 755 0838

Vacancy reference #:1HANjo

Listed 12:55 PM 30 July 2021
Closes 3pm 27 August 2021

School details

Bell Block School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 428

School number: 2157
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Physical address:
31 Bell Block Court, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
31 Bell Block Court, Bell Block, New Plymouth, 4312