St Canice's School (Westport) West Coast

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 11:57 AM 17 September 2021
Closes 12pm 18 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPie

We are an integrated full Catholic primary school which is situated in Westport, on the idyllic West Coast of the South Island. We seek an exceptional leader to join our team. We are looking for an experienced educational leader who is motivated and reflective with an inclusive leadership style. This is a great opportunity to develop and grow your leadership experience in a very supportive parish community, in a beautiful part of the world. 

We want a reflective educational leader who is/has:

  • An understanding of culturally responsive practices.
  • Open and approachable and will be able to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with learners, staff, whānau and the wider community
  • Someone who brings a sense of humour and the joy of learning to our kura
  • The ability to create a learning environment where there is an expectation that all students and teachers will experience success 
  • A highly effective classroom teacher
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth curriculum knowledge across the school
  • Embraces technology and is excited about the possibilities it enables. 

The teaching and leadership areas of the school will be determined by the successful applicant’s experience and strengths. 

The successful applicant will have the capabilities to maintain and take part in the religious instruction and activities appropriate to the special character of our school, which will be a condition of appointment, and hold a current New Zealand teaching registration certificate. We welcome and strongly encourage visits, please contact our school office to arrange a time.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Leah Marris
24A Brougham St, Westport
(03) 789 7467

Download our application form
deputy principal application pack 2021 v8

Vacancy reference #:1HAPie

Listed 11:57 AM 17 September 2021
Closes 12pm 18 October 2021

St Canice's School (Westport) NZ

School details

St Canice's School (Westport)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 143

School number: 3220
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Physical address:
24 A Brougham Street, Westport

Postal Address:
24A Brougham Street, Westport, 7825