Principal recruitment

Appleby School - Learning and growing together

Appleby is a well-established decile 9 school that has had strong roll growth over the past few years.

Our school Board of Trustees are seeking an exceptional new Principal for the start of the 2019 school year. We are looking for a talented, future-focused leader with outstanding interpersonal skills to join our community-minded school.

This position is a fully released principal position.

We are seeking a leader who will be focused on ensuring that academic excellence and our nurturing learning environment remain at the heart of the school’s philosophy.

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and experienced leader who can demonstrate:

  • the ability to inspire and build strong relationships with children, staff and community;

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • our GROWTH values of getting involved, respect, organise yourself, work hard, think and have resilience;

  • ability to promote a school culture where all are valued: staff, students and school community;

  • a passion for what it is to be a country school and the hub of a community;

  • the ability to keep student achievement and wellbeing at the forefront of decision making;

  • a sound knowledge of current pedagogy, curriculum and assessment and dynamic management skills.

If you are committed to every student achieving their highest potential and want to make a difference within our wonderful school community, let us show you what Appleby School has to offer. 

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Gary Reilly, Chairperson
027 607 5249
Moutere Highway, RD1 Richmond, Nelson

The application package can be downloaded from the above button or alternatively below are the links to key information on our website:

- Job description
- Appointment timeline
- Application form
- Our vision and values
- Friends of Appleby School
- School charter
- ERO report
- 2017 Audited Financial Accounts
- BOT updates to community