Hostel Manager - Hewett House

Napier Girls’ High School is located in Ahuriri, Napier, and provides education for students in Years 9-13. The School is one of the oldest in New Zealand for girls. It celebrates its traditions, and its values of Manaakitanga (respect and caring), Kairanga Whaiaro (personal excellence) and Whanaungatanga (relationships and connections).
The School’s kaupapa is: Empowering ākonga to achieve success and fulfilment, for themselves, whānau and community.

The School Hostel, Hewett House, with 175 boarders, is part of the main campus. We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring person to lead Boarding at Hewett House.

This role is responsible for leading boarding at Napier Girls’ High School, providing clear boundaries in a safe and nurturing environment where boarders can realise their potential in both curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Hostel Manager oversees the staffing and operations of Hewett House, reporting directly to the Principal.

The ideal candidate will:
 Have excellent leadership and communication skills
 Foster positive relationships with students and their whānau
 Have a strong interest in the pastoral care of young people
 Have strong organisational and administrative skills
 Be both a leader and a mentor to the Hostel team and the students
 Have the flexibility to work both weekdays and weekends when required.

Applications close on Monday 24 April, 2023, at 4.00pm and should include a CV, cover letter and the completed NGHS Application Form.

Applications and/or further enquiries should be directed to the Principal’s PA, Deb
McPherson: or phone 06 835 7267.