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Paterangi School Waikato


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 11:37 am 13 September 2017
Closes 12pm 23 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eh5

Our highly regarded principal of 10 years is retiring, and we are searching for an outstanding educational leader who can continue to build on our achievements and success.

Located in the rural community of Paterangi (Waipa), we are a U3, decile 7 rural school, catering for students Y0–8. We are well-resourced and strongly supported by our community. We have a committed and dedicated team of staff who are professional, collaborative and forward-focused.

We seek an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational principal – someone with a high level of personal integrity who has the passion and drive to lead our school. The preferred candidate will have highly effective interpersonal and communication skills, to foster our positive relationships with families and our wider community. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Commitment to excellence in student achievement
  • An excellent understanding, and demonstrated innovative approaches to the delivery of the NZ Curriculum, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and a background in strong curriculum leadership, development and review.
  • A strong cultural competency and the ability to work within the culture of our school and community
  • Competence and a sound knowledge of school administration, operations, policy development and implementation, financial and personnel management
  • Transparent collaborative leadership to promote ownership for school efforts and outcomes. 

If this exciting opportunity sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you!

How to apply

Information packs and application forms are available by email from the office: For a confidential discussion:

Iain Cambridge, Chairperson
1326 Paterangi Rd, RD3, Ohaupo
(027) 414 1150

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9eh5

Listed 11:37 am 13 September 2017
Closes 12pm 23 October 2017

School details

Paterangi School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 148

School number: 1889
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Physical address:
1326 Paterangi Road, Paterangi, Ohaupo

Postal Address:
1326 Paterangi Road RD 3, Ohaupo, 3883