Elim Christian College | Botany-Golflands

Full Time, Permanent 
Kura tuatahi, Area School Years 1-13

We aim for each student to be inspired, responsible, academically, and practically skilled lifelong learners, living their Christian values and exploring their God-given potential, to achieve personal excellence for God’s glory.

An exciting opportunity has emerged in our Elim Education network.  We seek a new Principal, a leader of faith and learning for our Elim Christian College Botany-Golflands, a state integrated Christian school.  This church-based school is an integral part of our Proprietor Elim Christian Centre’s ministry, playing a vital and supportive role in our community.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly relational, inspiring leader to partner with the school’s proprietor to enhance and promote our school’s Christian special character.  You will be supported to build and deliver on our shared vision.

We seek a Christian leader who has:

  • Strong, passionate, authentic Christian leadership with the ability to think strategically, fostering and developing positive, sustainable relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Proven strong 21st century curriculum leadership in relational pedagogy, culturally responsive practices, and the integration of a Christian worldview.

  • Ability to deliver excellent educational outcomes for tamariki through an inclusive, positive, and purposeful learning environment.

  • A commitment to be actively involved in the wider life of the school.

The successful candidate will lead and participate authentically in Christian instruction appropriate to the special character of the school and all operational aspects.  This is a non-negotiable condition of appointment.  It is preferable that the successful candidate is an active member of one of our Elim Christian Centre congregations.

We look forward to receiving your application.  If you have further questions regarding the position, please don’t hesitate to email us in confidence: raewyn.openshaw@elim.school.nz

Online application form and information pack can be found on our  website

Position commences:  beginning of the 2025 school year
Applications close:  5pm Friday 14th June 2024