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Westland High School West Coast


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
PRA available

Listed 12:55 PM 13 February 2018
Closes 12pm 05 March 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9hTF

Our school is looking to appoint an inspirational leader to implement a programme of sustainable change.

As tumuaki your brief will be to build robust partnerships with all school stakeholders; raise academic achievement levels; prioritise the wellbeing of staff and students and build a culture that has our students at its centre and fits well with the school’s values of te tangata, te ao and te ako.

You will be able to clearly demonstrate:

  • That you thrive on the challenge of leading a school through constructive change; significantly raising student achievement, engaging staff and enhancing community perception
  • That you are a natural leader and communicator who grows and develops teams, who inspires by example
  • You are clearly a leader of learning who encourages others to grow, develop and upskill their teaching practice
  • That you are systematic, and process-oriented.

In return our school can offer you:

  • A fantastic opportunity to apply your experience in a school well supported by its community and make an impact in a truly positive way
  • The Westland region offers a wonderful lifestyle with a large focus on all things outdoors, set within a dynamic cultural environment, with a strong community commitment to Te Ao Māori
  • Principal recruitment allowance – a successful applicant may be eligible for the PRA of up to $50,000.

How to apply

For an application pack please contact Lisa. Please send your CV, application form and direct enquiries to:

Lisa Chant, Board of Trustees Secretary
(027) 552 4268

Vacancy reference #:1H9hTF

Listed 12:55 PM 13 February 2018
Closes 12pm 05 March 2018

Westland High School NZ

School details

Westland High School

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 344

School number: 305
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Physical address:
140 Hampden Street, Hokitika

Postal Address:
P O Box 154, Hokitika, 7842