Deputy Principal, Permanent, Full Time, 6PMU, 1SMA

This is an exciting leadership opportunity due to the departure of one of our Deputy Principals. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who aspires to make a positive difference for our rangatahi.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be passionate about education and have a genuine liking for young people.

  • Have a proven record in educational leadership and a commitment to personal excellence.

  • Have strong organisational and logical thinking skills, along with the ability to think outside the box.

  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with ākonga, staff, whānau and the wider community.

  • Have a strong commitment to culturally responsive practice and relational pedagogy.

  • Have a passion for empowering student agency

  • Digitally Savvy

Hornby High School is a co-educational state school situated in the vibrant heart of Hornby, Christchurch, we are a Manaiakalani Learn Create Share school. The incumbent will be expected to lead and take oversight of one of our Kāhui (Houses) both pastorally and academically including assigned portfolios with the Senior Leadership Team. We expect strong interest in this position including internal applications.

Position commences from the beginning of term 1, 2024 or sooner by mutual agreement. An application pack is available from .

Applications close Wednesday 20th September, 5pm. All applications must be submitted via email to the Principal’s PA Joanne Bykerk


Covering letter.docx (55)   PDF, 46.3 KB
HHS Effective Teaching Profile (42)   PDF, 785.1 KB
Senior leader Deputy Principal Mohua   PDF, 141.4 KB
Application form – Deputy Principal   Word, 46 KB