Pohlen Partners

Principal of Saint Kentigern College

Pohlen Partners

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 09-09-2019


New Zealand

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Saint Kentigern is a leading New Zealand Independent family of schools providing future focused, Christian education for students on three Auckland campuses.  Experiencing continued growth, this is a new position to cater effectively for current requirements and planned development.  The College at Pakuranga offers quality education to more than 2000 girls and boys across Years 7 to 13.  Students participate in a broad range of educational opportunities that are contemporary, challenging and meet international standards, preparing them for an ever-changing world. 

Working closely with the Trust Board, through the Head of Saint Kentigern, the Principal will be pivotal in bringing about the vision for the College and the wider Saint Kentigern organisation.  Relationship management extends to development of collaborative interactions with the education community in New Zealand and globally.  The position will provide clear direction and leadership for the College, with accountability for its students, staff, assets, reputation and roll.  Included is responsibility for the operation of Bruce House boarding facility and care of its students.

Appealing to an accomplished, confident educational leader, candidates will be strategic thinkers who champion continuous improvement through innovation and academic rigour.  With a leadership style that is inspiring and collegial, this role requires clear, engaging communication as well as energy and focus to deliver excellence in all aspects of the College.  A strong commitment to Christian values and the school’s special character is expected.

This is a stimulating career opportunity to contribute to the development of Saint Kentigern as a leader in their field in New Zealand and beyond.

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