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Kaitaia Intermediate Northland

Principal U4

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:48 AM 31 August 2017
Closes 2pm 29 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eMb

Are you an energetic and inspiring leader who is able to support our dedicated team to achieve excellence?

We welcome applications from NZ registered teaching professionals with the following skills and attributes, with proven ability and potential to meet the key criteria stated below.


  • Current NZ fully registered teacher
  • Proven experience as a successful teacher
  • Proven experience as a management team leader
  • Experience in a permanent role as deputy principal and/or principal.


  • Firm and fair in the management of staff and students
  • Has mana and a sense of presence, personality
  • Proven capability to lead others, is collaborative, sets goals and plans pathway to success
  • High expectations of self and others in terms of ethics, integrity and discipline
  • Able to inspire and motivate with a positive attitude and presence, able to delegate responsibility to others
  • A team player who works hard and leads by example, a role model.


  • Has clear educational philosophy, which is a good match to school vision and aims
  • Is up-to-date with current pedagogy and educational initiatives
  • A strategic forward-thinker with big picture vision
  • Manages conflict and stress well and other challenging situations effectively and achieves solutions.

Knowledge and skills

  • Has sound pedagogical practice
  • Has good organisational and administration skills
  • Has strong interpersonal skills
  • Identifies and nurtures strengths in others
  • Has project and change management skills
  • Has knowledge and understanding of bicultural aspects
  • Has consistent approach to student behaviour management
  • Has knowledge and experience of all the following aspects:

- NZ Curriculum

- Education Review Office

- Student management systems

- National standards

- Pastoral care

- School finances and budgets

- Performance appraisal

- Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L)

- Restorative practice/conflict resolution

- Information technologies.

How to apply

Application and information packs are available from:

Sheree Blakeborough, BOT Secretary
45 North Rd, Kaitaia 0410
(09) 408 1490

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9eMb

Listed 9:48 AM 31 August 2017
Closes 2pm 29 September 2017

Kaitaia Intermediate NZ

School details

Kaitaia Intermediate

Type: Intermediate
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 238

School number: 1025
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Physical address:
45 North Road, Kaitaia

Postal Address:
45 North Road, Kaitaia, 410