Start Term 1, 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, progressive educational leader to join our school. Seddon is situated in the heart of the Marlborough region - one of the sunniest spots in New Zealand, with a climate that supports a great work/life balance.  Seddon School is a decile 6 full primary with fantastic students, a supportive community, a motivated, professional staff and dedicated Board of Trustees. 

We invite applications from inspirational, dynamic and forward thinking leaders, who will deliver on the vision and strategic direction of the BOT and our community. 

The role begins in Term 1, 2020. 


The principal we seek will:

  • Have the interests and wellbeing of the children at the centre of everything the school does

  • Be an exceptional communicator  who is inclusive, inspiring and capable of building and maintaining positive relationships across the school, with whānau, and the local community. 

  • Be a proven educational leader with strong pedagogical knowledge

  • Be creative, innovative and future focused  with the ability to take and make opportunities to enable the success of our students

  • Has an excellent work ethic and high expectations of success for themselves, staff and students

  • Foster traditions and strong values while moving the school into the future

  • Be a team player who is personable, approachable and visible around the school

  • Be a collaborative leader who motivates and inspires their team, has a great sense of humour, can-do attitude and is a solutions based problem solver

School house available

For further information and an application pack please email

Applications close - Wednesday 30 October, 2019, 4pm 


Start Term 1, 2020

Full Time, Permanent Teacher


We seek a highly motivated, enthusiastic, reflective and  innovative teacher to join the team at our forward thinking school. 


They will be focused on developing student agency, committed to being part of a collaborative team environment, and continuous professional growth.


The successful applicant will be energetic and be willing to go the extra mile for our students and school. They will be a critical and creative thinker, have high expectations and a passion for future focused learning. A positive outlook on life, growth mindset, sense of humour and the ability to be flexible are essential.

At Seddon you will be working in a fun and progressive environment with fantastic students and community and a supportive professional team. 


The teaching level for 2020 will be negotiated with successful applicants however it is likely will be in the junior/middle school.


School visits encouraged.

Please send a letter of application along with a CV and names of 3 referees to Tania Pringle, Principal -

Applications close - Wednesday 23 October, 4pm