• We are seeking a Deputy Principal to lead us into our next phase of our Strategic Plan
  • Strategic leadership in development of people and culture
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness in mentoring, coaching and developing appropriate professional learning opportunities for our people

Queen Margaret College is Wellington’s leading independent girls’ school, providing world-class education from Years 1-13, a contemporary boarding facility onsite and a co-educational Preschool.

We aim to attract intelligent, inspiring and motivated teachers and leaders, who are passionate about their profession, and constantly seek to share their love of learning. Our employees are confident collaborators, and are highly engaged with the people they work with. They think critically, see themselves as role models for future-focused learning and guide with wisdom and care. Service is valued, and best practice, research and teacher inquiry, along with fantastic relationships, are central to how we work.

Excellence in Operations is one of the five key strategic pathways which enables us to achieve our vision as a leading school. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are seeking a Deputy Principal to lead us into our next phase of our Strategic Plan.

As Deputy Principal, you will be responsible for:

  • Management of school events and teacher support, including Education Outside The Classroom, and Health & Safety
  • Strategic leadership in development of people and culture
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness in mentoring, coaching and developing appropriate professional learning opportunities for our people
  • Being an effective and contributing member of a cohesive and effective team
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively at all levels of the school.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • A positive approach to teamwork
  • Sound decision making capability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Empathy
  • Ability to use initiative to proactively manage a range of situations
  • Good sense of humour and high energy levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Agility and flexibility.

Date of commencement to be negotiated.

A job description and application form are available on request via the email address below.

Kindly address all applications and queries to The Principal and send to principals.assistant@qmc.school.nz by 9am, Friday 30 August 2019

Applications closing
Friday 30 August 2019
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