Equity Through Access: Opening Doors So All May Learn

Unique Opportunity to Lead a World Class School

Applications are invited for the principalship of BLENNZ, the Blind and Low Vision Education Network New Zealand. Since its inception in 2005 BLENNZ has become a world class organisation that includes a state school and a nation-wide network of services, with a growing international reputation for fresh thinking in the education of blind and low vision learners aged from 0 – 21 years. The award winning Homai Campus in South Auckland offers state-of-the-art assessment and specialist learning facilities and together with 12 regional centres supports almost 1500 learners in their own schools throughout the country.

This Unique organisation Requires a Unique Principal:-
* Diplomatic, decisive and inclusive leader totally committed to unlocking the full potential of blind, deafblind and low vision people so they can play their full part in society. You will need to demonstrate a broad management background that includes financial competency, marketing skills and governance expertise. A passion for the use of ICT as a learning tool will be essential.
* Visionary teaching practitioner capable of further enhancing the reputation of BLENNZ, contributing to the board’s strategic direction and developing the existing very capable leadership team.
* Warm, persuasive and sensitive individual who will further develop the strong culture of cohesion and community across the organisation, with an infectious enthusiasm for student learning and deeply involved in the New Zealand Curriculum.

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PACK:
Contact Vanessa McComb at Blackcat Education, email vanessa@blkcat.co.nz or call +64 9 443 0060

FOR A CONFIDENTIAL CHAT:
Phone the Board Chair, Clive Lansink +64 9 520-4242 or email clive@lansink.co.nz.

Also please visit http://www.blennz.school.nz and http://www.blackcateducation.co.nz

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS – 5pm MONDAY 21 st OCTOBER 2013

Remuneration – the remuneration package reflects the importance of this senior role and will be in excess of USD $110,000 per annum (including allowances)

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