Staff Vacancies


We are a Y1–8 primary school, with a roll of 380 students, situated in the southern outskirts of Christchurch, with strong ties to our local community. With the promotion of our current principal we are seeking a new principal to continue to build on our excellent reputation and to lead us into the future. 
We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective leader with a passion for working with our wonderful young people, highly professional team and extremely supportive community. 

We are seeking a leader who:

  • Believes they can make a difference for the children in our community
  • Is able to build and maintain strong, caring relationships with people
  • Is an innovative leader of teachers, who aspires to new and exciting challenges
  • Sees the children at the centre of everything we do
  • Is passionate about students and their learning, participates in classroom and student activities
  • Can build and sustain collective leadership and professional community
  • Has strong interpersonal skills: approachable, open-minded, empathetic, fair, respectful, supportive, honest, loyal
  • Is a visionary and decisive leader with proven leadership in their current role
  • Has a good sense of humour and enjoys having fun.

The position will commence from 28 January, term 1, 2020 unless otherwise negotiated.

The Principal information pack can be accessed below.  The application form needs to be requested from Paul Austin the Templeton Primary School Board Chairperson ( ). 

The TPS Charter and Annual Report are available on the Board of Trustees page Templeton Primary School has had two successful 4 - 5 year ERO reviews, the first in 2013 followed by 2018.

Andrew Mouat,
Aug 21, 2019, 2:17 AM