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Assistant Principal - John McGlashan College

  • Leader - Curriculum Development
  • Educational Leadership in a Unique College

John McGlashan College is a Decile 10, Year 7-13 integrated secondary school for boarders and day boys in Dunedin.  Sited in a pristine natural environment, it is blessed with expansive grounds, state-of-the-art buildings and facilities, and modern comfortable boarding houses that provide a home for a quarter of the boys.  Established in 1918, the College combines sound traditions, values  and outstanding achievement with a modern approach to education and a deep understanding of what parents and their sons expect from a school in today’s society. 

As Assistant Principal, you will be leading College-wide curriculum development and the International Baccalaureate programme.  You will be a key member of the leadership team, delivering the programmes and culture required to ensure exceptional levels of achievement for all students and contributing to the ongoing success of the school.  This role includes 5 Management Units (MU) and 1 Senior Management Allowance (SMA).

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience as an educational leader.
  • A proven record of teaching excellence.
  • An innovative and forward-thinking approach.
  • Exceptional communication and relationship skills.
  • A passion for boys’ education.
  • Experience leading Professional Learning and Development programmes.
  • Strengths in fostering collegial teams.
  • A focus on self-reflection and continuous improvement.

This is a unique leadership opportunity to join an exceptional secondary school.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 25 March 2018.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 3 353 4365 (DDI).

To apply use application form or email