Principal - Cashmere High School

Reference Number: 187878aa

Location: Christchurch, Canterbury

  • Visionary educational leader
  • Evidence-based Pedagogy
  • Christchurch-based

Cashmere High School is a highly successful and innovative decile 9 co-educational secondary school with 1900 students, based in Christchurch.  With a reputation for academic success and a rich offering in music, the performing arts and sports, our vision is to craft good citizens through vibrant opportunities, and to inspire personal and collective excellence.  Cashmere High School is a school the local community is proud to attend, with high levels of in-zone enrolments and positive community perceptions.

This is an exciting time to join our high school, with campus redevelopment on track, student engagement and achievement continuing to grow, and our positive, talented and committed staff ensuring the school continues to thrive.

For our new Principal we are seeking an educational leader who can continue to lead the positive achievement and excellent reputation our school already holds. 

You will possess:

  • visionary educational leadership and be up to date with research and evidence-based pedagogy;
  • a commitment to lead a champion team – empowering and growing leadership in others;
  • a consultative approach, engaging with students, staff and the community and enhancing positive school-community relationships;
  • an approachable manner, an eagerness to get involved in school life, and model the values through leading by example;
  • excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, with a values-driven approach to decision-making;
  • strong drive with plenty of enthusiasm, energy and resilience;
  • commitment to communities of learning (CoL), supporting Te Mana Raupō, our local CoL;
  • demonstrated commitment to the Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in the learning environment;
  • passion for getting to know our school and community to continue our positive forward momentum.

For more information visit either the Cashmere High School website or, or call Andrea Bankier at Sheffield on + 64 3 353 4365.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV quoting 187878aa.  Applications close on 24 March 2019.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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