Cambridge High School Waikato

Deputy principal – operational excellence

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
8MU + 1SMA

Listed 9:30 AM 13 October 2021
Closes 4pm 26 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQSq

We are a co-educational school, established in 1883, with a roll of approximately 1,750 students. CHS is proud to be an integral part of the Cambridge community meeting the varied academic, trades, cultural and sporting needs of our students.

We have recently reviewed the structure of our senior leadership team to ensure that we remain prepared to best meet the needs of our community, especially with the ongoing roll growth we are experiencing.

We are now searching for a deputy principal who is passionate about leading operational excellence in a secondary school. The ideal candidate will be well positioned to offer clear leadership in strengthening the systems and procedures that underpin effective school practice, bringing recent school-wide leadership experience to our senior leadership team.

This role, DP operational excellence, is fundamental to the ongoing success of our school, ensuring that learning programmes and other school-wide initiatives are effectively implemented, and their impact reviewed. The use of evidence, research, and feedback to inform continuous improvement will ensure that, collectively, we will realise our strategic objectives in learning and across the culture of the school.

For full details of the role and the new structure of the SLT, including a job description and application form, please visit the school’s website, or contact us via email at

Short-listed candidates being interviewed on 2 November. This role has been re-advertised and previous applicants need not re-apply.

This is a full-time permanent position commencing at beginning of the 2022 school year.

How to apply

To apply, download and complete the application form on our website and submit with covering letter, CV and evidence of teacher registration to:

Greg Thornton
(07) 827 5415

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQSq

Listed 9:30 AM 13 October 2021
Closes 4pm 26 October 2021

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School details

Cambridge High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 1650

School number: 142
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Physical address:
25 Swayne Road, Cambridge

Postal Address:
Private Bag 882, Cambridge, 3450