Christchurch Girls' High School


Christchurch Girls' High School

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Applications Close - End of Day: 08-03-2019


New Zealand

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  • Christchurch Girls’ High School – Te Kura o Hine Waiora
  • Inspiring Educational Leader

Christchurch Girls’ High School values tradition and aspires to the highest in education provision. Located in the heart of Christchurch, the decile 9 school caters for approximately 1200 girls from year 9 to year 13 including international and boarding students.  Founded in 1877, the School is the largest girls’ high school in Christchurch and is enriched by the strong sense of connection between the school and the wider community. Continued demand for student places reflects the School’s reputation and desirability.

Challenging students to be discerning, critical and creative thinkers, the School embraces tradition, innovation and excellence in academic, arts, culture and sporting opportunities for its students. It seeks to educate, inspire and nurture the girls of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.  Every girl has a voice and is encouraged to take the opportunities provided to develop and excel as they prepare for their futures in a dynamic and interesting world.

The School Board is seeking an engaging and visionary Principal to lead the school in the next phase of its journey.  The Principal will have a reputation for inspirational leadership, a passion for progressive girls’ education, and the proven ability to engage with students, staff, family, alumni and the wider community. The key areas of focus are continuing to build on the good reputation of the school; becoming immersed in the full life of the school; building relationships, engagement and enabling collaboration across the staff.

Applicants will demonstrate the following:

  • Exemplary senior leadership expertise within an innovative educational setting.
  • A reputation for inspiring, leading, challenging and empowering students and staff.
  • Excellent communication, engagement and relationship management skills.
  • A passion for modern learning and teaching methodologies within a single-sex education setting.
  • Proven academic and pedagogical credibility.

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate educational professional to lead one of New Zealand’s most successful and respected State secondary girls schools.

Confidential enquiries can be made to Graham Ewing or Lynell Bell of EQI Global on +64 3 377 7793 or email at Applications for this role close on Friday 8 March 2019.

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