Glendowie School Auckland

Principal U6

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 2:04 PM 23 August 2021
Closes 4 pm 24 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPEB

Glendowie School community seeks a proven educational leader who is passionate about leading learning in our high performing school and able to guide it into an exciting future. Glendowie School is a large Y1–8 state primary school serving the needs of the established East Auckland suburb of Glendowie. The current roll is 570 and is expected to grow to 585 by the end of 2021. We are an accredited International Baccalaureate school and have implemented the primary years programme since 2006. We are proud of our extensive resources and modern learning environment which enable our staff to provide an excellent education for our students. Our wider school community includes the Eastern Suburbs Montessori Primary School of 92 students and a Sommerville Special Needs Unit.

The successful applicant will:–

  • Have in-depth pedagogical and NZ Curriculum knowledge and a proven ability to lead a school with an inquiry-based, globally focused curriculum
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, value diversity and demonstrate a high degree of cultural competence and responsiveness
  • Have the ability to lead with insight and reflective practices so that Glendowie School can continue to provide excellent educational outcomes for all in a safe and caring environment
  • Have exceptional people leadership skills and the ability to encourage and support staff to maximise their potential
  • Be a highly skilled communicator across both the internal and external school community
  • Respect and have an understanding of the International Baccalaureate and be willing to undertake training around this
  • Have a clear and up-to-date understanding of the MOE policies and funding processes, experience in project management and a high level of financial acumen
  • Be committed to working closely with an engaged and invested board of trustees.

How to apply

Please request an application pack from:

Michael Leach
(027) 273 2596

Vacancy reference #:1HAPEB

Listed 2:04 PM 23 August 2021
Closes 4 pm 24 September 2021

School details

Glendowie School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 573

School number: 1294
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Physical address:
217 Riddell Road, Glendowie, Auckland

Postal Address:
217 Riddell Road, Glendowie, Auckland, 1071