Green School New Zealand
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced leader for the role of Head of Campus at
Green School New Zealand.
This is a rare opportunity for a proven and inspirational school leader to guide a community of learners and world-class educators within an award-winning, progressive and sustainability-focused school.
The Green School New Zealand opened in Taranaki, New Zealand, in February 2020 and is part of a global network of
Green Schools which share the common mission of igniting passion in learners and communities to create positive,
The school expects rapid yearly growth.
To find out more about the role, please see this Candidate Pack
Full Job Description
This role is a full-time, fixed term (3-5 years)
Ideally, the candidate will be able to start on 8th July 2024
Please visit our website to find out more about Green School New Zealand
Key highlights of the role include:
To provide outstanding vision, with mission-aligned strategic leadership and direction.
Continue the strong growth of the school roll in line with agreed recruitment targets, through exceptional standards of external engagement and in partnership with marketing and admissions teams.
Position Green School New Zealand as a global leader within Year 1-13 regenerative, forward-thinking education.
Have a deep passion and commitment to education.
Have a love for the natural world and a commitment to sustainability.
Build a robust collaborative learning community that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community.
Being part of a global group of schools that imparts world-class education through sustainability,
community- integrated and entrepreneurial based learning environments.
Engage and represent Green School New Zealand with all interactions with multiple constituencies on the international stage and within New Zealand (parents, students, alumni, staff, government, community, tangata whenua, stakeholders and other relevant external organisations.
Qualifications Essential : Candidates must have a good a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent)
Preferred: Candidates will have a Masters /Doctorate and further qualifications in leadership.
Experience as a Principal or Vice Principal (or equivalent) of a successful and high
performing school with an international profile.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate they have successfully
led and managed a school with a national or internationally established reputation with a minimum of five years.
As the Green School New Zealand offers primary, intermediate and secondary levels,
experience of leading schools across a range of year levels would be an advantage.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate how their
experience can enable the school to deliver on its mission.
The candidate should be able to demonstrate how their values and experience
align to Green School New Zealand’s approach.
Experience in leadership and management of a complex institution
This school generates significant profile and interest from regional, national, and international stakeholders.
The candidate needs to be able to demonstrate the ability to manage complex, multi-stakeholder environments.
The candidate must be able to qualify for registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa
New Zealand and get a practicing certificate .
Green School New Zealand takes safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children seriously, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal checks before hiring any individual.
Work in an extraordinary inspiring campus, with buildings designed by some of the world’s pre-eminent architectural companies. These are set in a beautiful campus with undulating hillside, regenerated native bush,
natural amphitheatres and the beautiful Ōakura river.
Green School New Zealand is nestled between the sacred Mount Taranaki, and premier surf and fishing Tasman sea.
Our campus is located 15 minutes from New Plymouth which has epic mountain trails, miles of coastline and surf, vibrant urban centres, a multitude of gardens and parks, and a major events calendar there’s something for everyone.
Become an expert in educating for sustainability as you live it.
Earn an appropriate salary and other benefits
Please apply now
Closing Date 23rd Feb 2024 (candidates may be contacted before the closing date)