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Glenavon is a tight knit, unique community in Auckland and our school is at the heart of it. Over the past 5 years our incredible principal has lead us through extraordinary change.

We believe our school is in an incredible state. Our wonderfully motivated principal is leaving us on promotion and we are searching for an inspiring, ambitious successor to honour the change that has been made and uphold our vision 'Achieving The Extraordinary'.

We are a high performing full primary school with a 4-5 year ERO report, we have strongly embedded values and were finalists in the 2018 Education Excellence Awards.

Glenavon School's ideal Principal will:

  • Be an inspiring strategic thinker who can also ‘walk the talk”

  • Value and build on our bicultural and multicultural school ethos.

  • Maintain our strong home/school partnerships

  • Promote 21st century learning in real world contexts and knows how to lift children’s achievement.

  • Be energetic, visible and approachable with a great sense of humour 

  • Be an inclusive, collaborative leader who knows when to steer the ship and when to allow others to take the wheel

  • Have high expectations of self, staff, students and our community

Our new principal will have the privilege of working in an environment with motivated, committed staff members, enthusiastic students, involved whānau and a very supportive board of trustees.

Key dates for the appointment:

  • Applications close at 5.00 pm on 25 March 2019. 

  •  Applicants will hear after 9 April if they go to interview on Saturday 4 May 2019.

  • The position commences Day 1 of Term 3, 2019.

Documents for the Application:

icon download 1 1. KEA Letter

icon download 1 2. Chairperson Letter

icon download 1  3. School Description

icon download 1  4. School Mindset

icon download 1  5. Pupil consultation Glenavon Primary

icon download 1  6. Staff Responses for consultation at Glenavon Primary

icon download 1  7. Annual Plan - Innovation 2019

icon download 1  8. Annual Plan - People 2019

icon download 1  9. Annual Plan - Teaching & Learning 2019

icon download 1  10. Annual Business as Usual Road

icon download 1  11. Collaborative Inquiry Plan

icon download 1  12. Strategic Plan - Innovation 2019

icon download 1  13. Strategic Plan -  Learning and Teaching

icon download 1  14. Strategic Plan - People 2019

icon download 1  15. Strategic Plan - Upscaling 2019

icon download 1  16. Strategic Road Map 2019 

icon download 1  17. Gazette Advertising

If you would like to receive the application form, please get in touch with Alan Jermaine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Phone (09) 418 0156

School Website

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