St Francis De Sales School (Is.Bay) Wellington

Principal / tumuaki U4. Tagged

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 11:25 AM 20 September 2021
Closes 4pm 08 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPnV

We are seeking an experienced and effective Catholic leader for our well regarded school, situated in Island Bay, Wellington.  Our vision is for all students to achieve; a love of God, a love of learning and a love of life. We have great students and whānau, dedicated, skilful staff and a supportive Board of Trustees and community.  

A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school will be a condition of appointment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the wonderful work currently happening in the school. Our new principal will be a proven leader who:

  • Is passionate about effective teaching and learning, has up-to-date pedagogical knowledge and is highly motivated to help our children achieve academically, spiritually and socially
  • Lives the Catholic faith, committed to teaching the faith, is honest, trustworthy, embodies the school values and promotes a safe, welcoming environment
  • Is inclusive and embraces diversity, is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi principles and promotes the bicultural and multicultural nature of New Zealand/Aotearoa
  • Is a people person with excellent communication skills, who values positive, productive relationships within the school community and across the education sector
  • Is empathetic, compassionate, optimistic and encouraging, promoting a collaborative approach to leadership that values student, staff and community input
  • Is a strategic, organised and innovative thinker, reflective, open to learning and able to build on our strategic direction whilst valuing what is currently in place
  • Is a visible, approachable and respectful leader, an active listener, able to delegate effectively
  • Has strong management and organisational skills and has the resilience and ability to manage conflict and other challenging situations effectively
  • Is energetic, has a sense of humour and can have fun.

Position starts term 1, 2022.

How to apply

For further information and to obtain an application pack please contact:

Office Manager
11 Mersey Street, Island Bay, Wellington NZ
(04) 939 7370

Vacancy reference #:1HAPnV

Listed 11:25 AM 20 September 2021
Closes 4pm 08 October 2021

St Francis De Sales School (Is.Bay) NZ

School details

St Francis De Sales School (Is.Bay)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 254

School number: 3006
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Physical address:
11 Mersey Street, Island Bay, Wellington

Postal Address:
11 Mersey Street, Island Bay, Wellington, 6023