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Kuranui College Wellington


Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 11:48 AM 11 October 2017
Closes 5pm 29 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fPy

Our college is set in a dynamic, rapidly changing and growing community – the Southern Wairarapa. This coeducational college offers the warmth, encouragement and intimacy of a small school whilst being able to implement some of the most innovative teaching ideas in NZ. The location and facilities are great and the teaching is of the very highest standard.

The BOT wishes to appoint a strategic, innovative and future-focused leader who will promote academic excellence, trade, apprenticeship and life skills and maintain focus on student achievement and learning.

You’ll be passionate in your desire to take the college into the future with a leadership style that embraces diversity and innovation. You will engage with students, staff, parents and the community, reflecting a shared culture that represents the pride in our school.

As principal you’ll provide professional leadership and direction for teachers, management, students and parents. You’ll be accountable to and will assist the BOT with the development of the strategic and annual operational plans, budgets and policies, and will lead the school in a manner consistent with the school’s values of Respect, Integrity, Empathy, Creativity and Determination. 

Person profile:

  • Significant educational experience and qualifications – both teaching and administrative
  • Extensive experience in curriculum leadership in the NZ education system
  • Outstanding and visionary leadership
  • Have demonstrated the values of our kaupapa of learning – manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, whakamana and pono
  • Capacity to proactively seek new and innovative ways to improve operations
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills in order to raise the profile of the school
  • The ability to present well-researched reports and initiatives to the BOT.

To learn more about this fantastic opportunity please visit:

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Ali Ward
(04) 499 1069

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fPy

Listed 11:48 AM 11 October 2017
Closes 5pm 29 October 2017

Kuranui College NZ

School details

Kuranui College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 655

School number: 249
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Physical address:
East Street, Greytown

Postal Address:
P O Box 121, Greytown, 5712