St Joseph's School (Stratford) Taranaki

Principal U4

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 10:15 AM 13 October 2021
Closes 5pm 08 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQSy

Our school in Stratford is a full primary, state integrated Catholic school whose special character and rich traditions underpin every facet of school life. 

The school has a warm and inviting atmosphere, with newly built and renovated spaces reflecting current teaching and learning pedagogy. The school is proud of how learners are supported to be the best they can be to ensure they reach their full potential. Students thrive in an environment where they care and share like Jesus through serving others in their community, reflecting their mission charism, enabling them to grow up to be strong and compassionate leaders.

There is a strong relationship between the Immaculate Conception Parish and our supportive school community. Our outstanding staff, active PTA and supportive Board share a vision for our learners to flourish.

The Board seeks to appoint a principal who will:

  • Be a creative and inspiring faith and education leader especially in the areas of Catholic special character, sports and outdoor education
  • Promote St Joseph’s school as the first choice for families seeking faith-based education
  • Use data to improve teaching and learning
  • Inspire, guide, and nurture our staff to continue to grow and develop their future-focused pedagogy, incorporating student agency into our innovative teaching and learning environment
  • Be relationship driven with a strong sense of justice, be genuine, respectful, approachable, welcoming, and willing to listen
  • Be culturally responsive and relational, strengthening partnerships with mana whenua and whānau
  • Be mindful of the impact of decision making on wellbeing
  • Have a sense of humour and fun.

Are you ready to step in with a fresh perspective, to make a difference and be the next principal of our school? 

Willingness and ability to participate in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school is a condition of appointment.

How to apply

Please contact for an application pack or confidential enquiries:

Jacqui, JM Recruitment
(027) 600 0546

Vacancy reference #:1HAQSy

Listed 10:15 AM 13 October 2021
Closes 5pm 08 November 2021

St Joseph's School (Stratford) NZ

School details

St Joseph's School (Stratford)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 201

School number: 2238
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Physical address:
93 Miranda Street, Stratford

Postal Address:
93 Miranda Street, Stratford, 4332