Mt Pleasant School Canterbury

Principal / tumuaki

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 9:28 AM 29 November 2021
Closes 4pm 04 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HARdF

This is an exceptional and exciting opportunity for a dynamic and passionate leader in education starting at the beginning of term 2, 2022. 

The Board is seeking to appoint a principal who will promote a warm culture of learning and self efficacy, can provide exceptional educational leadership, is future focused and able to build on the strong relationships that already exist within our community. An accredited World School of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Te kura o Paeraki/Mt Pleasant School is a place where teaching and learning is innovative and encouraging, and where strong values underpin all of the school activities. 

We are proud of our positive and stimulating environment which provides a clear focus on wellbeing and learner agency. Our highly skilled leadership team, dedicated staff and cohesive Board have built enormous trust and support within the wider community. 

The successful applicant must be able to think strategically and creatively, and be focused on the future needs of the school with a view of further developing the solid foundation of PYP.  You will require in-depth pedagogical and NZ Curriculum knowledge. You will be an effective communicator and motivator who is visible, approachable and connected. You should possess experience, knowledge and/or desire to work with the IB PYP programme.

How to apply

Applications are to be received electronically. Please contact for further information and/or an application pack.

Tom A Scollard
(021) 183 6462

Vacancy reference #:1HARdF

Listed 9:28 AM 29 November 2021
Closes 4pm 04 February 2022

Mt Pleasant School NZ

School details

Mt Pleasant School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 347

School number: 3443
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Physical address:
82 Major Hornbrook Road, Mt Pleasant, Christchurch

Postal Address:
82 Major Hornbrook Road, Mount Pleasant, Christchurch, 8081