Kaiapoi Borough School Canterbury


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 8:26 AM 27 October 2021
Closes 5pm 14 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQhU

  • Leading a positive learning environment for all tamariki
  • Christchurch region

About the role: 

On behalf of their community and whanau, Te Kura Tuatahi o Kaiapoi - Kaiapoi Borough School's Board of Trustees is seeking a new leader for their whanau, school and community. The community has shared what kind of leader their school, north of Christchurch needs to take them into the future.

With a commitment to and understanding of te Tiriti o Waitangi, we are seeking a bi-culturally confident and competent leader who is committed to staff and student well-being and positive behaviour practices. 

Skills and experience: 

In addition to the usual stuff, non-negotiables and must haves include:

  • Be a passionate, empowering and inspiring leader
  • Leads by example
  • Innovative and future-focused, balanced with strengths in organisation and systems management
  • Proven collaboration and problem-solving skills
  • Broad teaching experience across the primary sector
  • Ability to celebrate and utilise staff strengths
  • Ability to connect with whānau and students alike, respecting their uniqueness
  • A sense of humour and fun, with strong presence
  • A strong moral compass and emotional intelligence
  • A values driven approach to decision-making.

With big boots to fill, we seek applications from experienced, enthusiastic and inspiring educational leaders, with a collaborative leadership style and excellent relationship skills, to lead motivated and experienced staff.  

About the school:

Established in 1873, Te Kura Tuatahi ō Kaiapoi - Kaiapoi Borough School, is a Y0–8 primary school with 380 students, based 20 kms north of Christchurch. We are a community focussed school, with a mission to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment, partnering with whānau to develop lifelong learners. Core values of Innovation, Community, Integrity and Respect are an integral part of who we are and how we do things.  We have wonderful students and families, a great staff and strong links with the local community.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Andrea Bankier, Senior Consultant
(027) 447 8102

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQhU

Listed 8:26 AM 27 October 2021
Closes 5pm 14 November 2021

Kaiapoi Borough School NZ

School details

Kaiapoi Borough School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 390

School number: 3388
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Physical address:
20 Hilton Street, Kaiapoi

Postal Address:
20 Hilton Street, Kaiapoi, 7630