A leading Y1-8 school in the heart of the community
Excite children and their whānau about learning
Lead a motivated and highly skilled team
Based in the Wakatipu Basin, Arrowtown School is a large primary school with a community feel. A co-educational school where kids are allowed to be kids, staff and whānau are valued and committed to excellence and students achieving their personal best.
Our Vision: For every child to be able to go for GOLD, to be confident, connected and adaptive, now and in the future.
Respect / Whakaute
Responsibility / Takohanga
Honesty / Pono
Kindness / Atawhai
Manners / Tikanga
What makes our school special:
Well-defined Masterplan for Learning, shaping the learning opportunities for our learners, with a model of collaboration and co-teaching
A highly motivated, stable and committed team is our greatest asset
Our school rebuild is complete
A dedicated and enthusiastic Board
It is part of our amazing community, who are passionate and keen to be involved
Located in a beautiful part of NZ, with fantastic opportunities for outdoor activities and engaging with the natural environment on our doorstep.
Skills & Experience:
We are seeking a person who will be:
An experienced educational leader with a track record of success
Actively engaged in our community – visible, approachable and involved
An inspirational leader, leading a positive culture with our skilled and passionate staff and maintaining team spirit
Focused on professional development and growing leadership capability across the school
Skilled at using data to make informed decisions
A strategic and creative thinker
Caring, personable, with high EQ
Experienced and calm in crisis management, firm and fair in handling difficult situations.
You will have:
A passion for education
Experience leading evidence-based teaching and learning, improving academic achievement and meeting diverse learning needs
An evidence-based leadership approach
Excellent curriculum knowledge
Strengths in building strong and positive relationships with staff, students and their whānau and community
An improvement focus, with self-review and evaluation at the core of your practice
Excellent communication skills
A focus on well-being and work-life balance, for yourself and team
Experience working closely with a Board with an open, honest and ‘no surprises’ approach
A sound knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, with competence and confidence in te reo Māori and tikanga
A sense of humour.
If this is the leadership opportunity you have been waiting for, we would love to hear from you.
Candidates can download candidate information and apply online at www.sheffield.co.nz. To apply by email, please attach your cover letter and CV and send to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 8512EG. Applications close on 28 May 2023. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.
For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 (0)274 478 102.
We are looking for an experienced admin person to run the front office at Arrowtown School.
This position is full time, school term time only.
Our person needs to be someone who enjoys working with both children and adults. The role offers a busy and varied environment with a supportive team.
We are seeking someone who is computer literate, quick to learn new systems, adaptable and able to work under pressure.
Key responsibilities of the role are:
Managing reception including the enrolment of all new children
Daily attendance processes and recording of student attendance with our digital student management system (HERO)
Database management (HERO)
Communicate with staff, family and community
Manage social media and digital platforms (G-Suite)
Day to day management of front office including medical room
Day to day financial management support (HERO and Xero)
We are looking for a person with the following attributes:
Good communication skills, both written and oral
A strong work ethic with an attention to detail
Professional, collaborative, motivated, approachable and empathetic
An ability to maintain a high level of confidence
Proficiency in Google Suite, and preferably Xero
Strong organisational skills
Ability to prioritise workloads
Must be eligible to work in New Zealand
Please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Applications close 5pm Thursday 1 June.