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Coastal Taranaki School Taranaki

Principal U4

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
Principal Recruitment Allowance may be applicable

Listed 12:15 PM 28 August 2017
Closes 3pm 25 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eG7

Current roll 250 with growth potential, decile 7, Y0–13 area school. 

A brilliant career opportunity for leadership of our local area school on the famous and beautiful Surf Highway 45.

Our school is located between mountain and sea in awesome Okato, is just a 20 minute scenic drive from New Plymouth.

The school serves a very supportive, thriving rural lifestyle and farming community. Help us achieve our vision: 'Ma te whānua, te tamaiti e puawai – by the whole community, the child will blossom.'

We seek an innovative, enthusiastic leader and teacher with great interpersonal skills who has an affinity for both the primary and secondary school sectors, to lead our team of students and staff to new heights and new horizons.

We have enthusiastic learners, dedicated teachers and support staff, great grounds and fantastic facilities, a supportive BOT and we are a financially sound school. School house also available if required.

The successful applicant may be eligible for the Principal Recruitment Allowance of an additional $50,000pa.

Starts term 1, Monday 29 January, 2018 or earlier by negotiation. See also display advert in the published Gazette Monday 11 September. 

If you are ready for or curious about this leadership opportunity – for further information and an application pack please email:

For all enquiries please contact Mr. Kevin Palmer KP Educational Consultants; ph (0274) 705 100. 

How to apply

For an information and application pack or enquiries:

Kevin Palmer, KP Educational Consultants
(027) 470 5100

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9eG7

Listed 12:15 PM 28 August 2017
Closes 3pm 25 September 2017

Coastal Taranaki School NZ

School details

Coastal Taranaki School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 292

School number: 551
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Physical address:
91 Carthew Street, Okato

Postal Address:
P O Box 8, Okato, 4348