The Catlins Area School Otago

Deputy principal

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Deputy principal

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

Listed 10:22 AM 02 September 2021
Closes 3pm 27 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPPL

The Catlins Area School has a permanent, full-time, deputy principal position starting at the beginning of 2022. The position will work across all year levels (1–13) in our area school. If you would like the opportunity to work within a highly motivated and supportive team then we would love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be approachable and focused with the ability to motivate and inspire 
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop positive relationships with our staff, students, whānau, and the wider community
  • Be a collaborative team player with strong self-awareness, who is adaptive and solution-focused
  • Inspire students and staff  to be the best they can be at all times and promote excellence in all aspects of school life
  • Be committed to culturally responsive and relational teaching approaches that promote Māori succeeding as Māori, and enhance ākonga mana
  • Have experience in local curriculum development and the use of pedagogical approaches that improve outcomes for learners
  • Have experience in school-wide pastoral care that has included positive behaviour for learning (PB4L) and restorative practices
  • Be committed to professional growth and be able to support the professional growth of other adult learners
  • Understand the culture and special character of an area school and be excited about the opportunity of being part of our Y1–13 area school learning community.

The Catlins Area School is located in the community-centred town of Owaka, the gateway to The Catlins. Owaka is a twenty-minute drive from Balclutha, and an hour and twenty minutes from Dunedin. A schoolhouse may be available on request.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Glenys Hanley, Principal
1 Stuart St, Owaka
(021) 501 441

Download our application form
TCAS Application Form v4

Download our Position Description
TCAS DeputyPrincipal

Vacancy reference #:1HAPPL

Listed 10:22 AM 02 September 2021
Closes 3pm 27 September 2021

School details

The Catlins Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 118

School number: 394
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Physical address:
1 Stuart Street, Owaka

Postal Address:
1 Stuart Street, Owaka, 9535