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Hamilton Junior High School Waikato

Principal Y7–10

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

Listed 12:35 PM 16 October 2017
Closes 3pm 13 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fSN

The BOT invites applications from passionate educators who can confidently be our ‘Leader of Learning’, keeping student achievement and wellbeing at the heart of decision making and ‘growing success for all learners’.  

We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated educator who can empower and inspire our students, staff and community through strong leadership.

Our new principal will have:

  • Successful experience at leading effective teaching and learning that reflects the NZ Curriculum,
  • An ability to articulate a clear vision for teaching and learning in a 21st Century context, with future-focused pedagogy, including e-learning,
  • Proven experience in significantly improving standards and achievement of all students,
  • Strengths in leading and supporting staff, including building and maintaining morale, enabling effective collaboration, encouraging personal growth and creativity, and delegating effectively,
  • An ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and whānau, and the wider community,
  • Effective communication skills, who is approachable, open and transparent, listens and is proactive,
  • A value for diversity, and a commitment to treating everybody fairly, equitably, with dignity and respect,
  • Commitment to biculturalism, the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and driven to support ‘Māori achieving success as Māori’,
  • Energy, a sense of humour, and can have fun.

Note that the Principal Recruitment Allowance applies.  

A successful applicant may be eligible for the Principal Recruitment Allowance (PRA) of up to $50,000.

The national eligibility criteria required for this role is detailed in Principal Recruitment Allowance Guide for Schools and Kura. This is further outlined in the application and information pack and on

How to apply

For an information and application pack email

Colleen Lowe (Education Consultant)
(021) 190 0877

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fSN

Listed 12:35 PM 16 October 2017
Closes 3pm 13 November 2017

Hamilton Junior High School NZ

School details

Hamilton Junior High School

Type: Restricted Composite (Year 7-10)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 102

School number: 1942
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Physical address:
Heath Street, Te Rapa, Hamilton

Postal Address:
P O Box 10177, Te Rapa, Hamilton, 3241