Tuakau 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 11:52 AM 17 September 2018
Closes 4pm 05 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kmZ

Service: the master key of life

Kia ako tahi tātou, kia tupu tahi tātou, kia puāwai tahi tātou

Position to commence January 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to lead our multicultural school. Tuakau is a semirural school situated in the North Waikato and caters for Y1–6. Special features are our bilingual units Whare Manaaki operate using te reo Māori medium and our modern learning environment Te Waahi.

We have a highly engaged staff, student and parent body along with strong partnerships across  other local schools and the wider community. The school has also strengthened its partnerships with Tainui and Te Puaha o Waikato communities to support students’ learning in kaupapa Māori.

The person we seek must possess:

  • Innovativeness, be future-focused and a strategic thinker who is dynamic, energetic and has a sound knowledge of 21st century pedagogy, curriculum and assessment
  • Proactiveness and the ability to empower teamwork, develop professional capabilities and be able to build positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • An awareness of cultural competency and be able to work confidently within our diverse community of parents, whānau, hapu and iwi.  Knowledge and a commitment to promoting and celebrating Mātauranga Māori an advantage.

How to apply

If you are able to deliver the qualities that we want in a new principal we would love to hear from you. Please direct any enquiries to board chairperson or request an application from the secretary: teresa.robson@tuakau.school.nz.

Hemoata Flavell, Board Chairperson
2 School Rd, Tuakau 2121
(09) 236 8105

Vacancy reference #:1H9kmZ

Listed 11:52 AM 17 September 2018
Closes 4pm 05 October 2018

Tuakau School NZ

School details

Tuakau School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 273

School number: 1539
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Physical address:
6 School Road, Tuakau

Postal Address:
2 School Road, Tuakau, 2121