Headmaster - Hereworth School

Reference Number: 427103aa

Location: Havelock North, Hawkes Bay

  • Inspiring Educational Leader
  • Leading, Independent School
  • Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

About the job

This role is focused on developing a highly progressive, holistic and supportive educational experience. ‘Designed for Boys’, Hereworth provides broad and pre-eminent cultural, sporting and service opportunities for its students. The position is also responsible for the astute management of the School’s day-to-day operations and the building of strong relationships with the wider Hereworth community, including parents, a supportive Old Boys’ network and the immediate locale.

About the organisation

Hereworth School is one of New Zealand’s leading independent primary boys’ schools. With an Anglican tradition it caters for boarding and day pupils from Years 0 to 8. Based in Havelock North, Hawke’s Bay, the School has been educating boys in a challenging and inspiring environment for almost 100 years. A special character school, with a deep and caring culture, Hereworth is based on traditional values, founded on six ‘cornerstones’: Academic, Cultural, Spiritual, Social, Sport and Boarding.

Skill and knowledge

Candidates should possess a strong track record of innovation and a commitment to educational excellence. Well-honed communication and people leadership skills, the fostering of a high collaboration culture, and the effective leadership of curriculum development, student well-being initiatives and business acumen are key criteria for the role. Most importantly, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate commitment to Hereworth’s values and vison of turning boys into confident, connected, lifelong-learners.

Apply now

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on Friday, 25 May. Emails will be electronically acknowledged, and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Candidate Briefing Document.

For more information please phone Ian Taylor on +64 27 487 7424 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 203.

To apply use application form or email cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

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