Fiordland College Southland

Principal / tumuaki

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:44 AM 27 October 2021
Closes 19 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQjX

Sought-after Opportunity in an Incredible Place

Are you the exceptional person we seek to lead our team and further enhance the excellent reputation of our school?

We are a Decile 9, Y7–13 co-educational school with a roll of 250, stunningly located in Te Anau, on the edge of Fiordland National Park.

A key element of our strategic vision is to incorporate our unique location in the delivery of our educational and environmental programmes.  We have Green/Gold Enviroschool status and are actively involved in the Kids Restore the Kepler Project.

We pride ourselves on consistently strong academic achievement and high rates of participation in a wide range of sporting and co-curricular activities.

You will bring professional leadership and educational vision to our school. We want to build on our high academic standards while offering a range of other work-based programmes and co-curricular opportunities. 

You will demonstrate:

  • Commitment to the delivery of an excellent and innovative educational experience for every student;
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills that inspire, motivate and develop students and staff;
  • Effective communication and relationship-building skills;
  • Administrative and financial expertise and
  • Understanding of and strong commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi.

You will have:

  • A clear vision of what is required for a thriving and innovative school in southern New Zealand;
  • A genuine empathy for, and a willingness to engage with our local community and
  • Appropriate academic qualifications and managerial experience.

If you can tick all these boxes, we want to hear from you!

Position expected to commence term 2, 2022 or earlier by negotiation

Eligible for High Priority Principals’ Allowance (HPPA) and removal expenses.

Assistance with school housing an option.

How to apply

Application Pack available from:

Sue Walker, Board Secretary
(03) 249 7819

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQjX

Listed 9:44 AM 27 October 2021
Closes 19 November 2021

Fiordland College NZ

School details

Fiordland College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 249

School number: 400
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Physical address:
4 Howden Street, Te Anau

Postal Address:
P O Box 23, Te Anau, 9640