Awahou School Manawatu/Whanganui

Principal U1

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 12:04 PM 17 September 2018
Closes 14 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kob

Our school BOT welcomes applications for the position of principal, starting term 1, 2019.

We are a rural school located in the scenic Pohangina Valley, 15km north of Ashhurst and a 25 minute drive from Palmerston North and Feilding.

The school is a well-resourced, decile 7, full primary school, with a current teaching staff of 2.54, with additional BOT-funded staffing to be negotiated.

The school has 2 collaborative and innovative teaching and learning spaces, a swimming pool, tennis court, and 2 hectares of grounds; is supported by an actively involved community; and has an annual roll of 30-45 children.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced leader who:

  • Has an excellent understanding of curriculum, especially innovative teaching practices to build on our play- and problem-based learning philosophies, and extend our eLearning and STEM programmes
  • Has experience in education leadership, supports staff development, and has a relaxed management style
  • Is a gifted communicator, and is visible, approachable and transparent and provides a caring and safe environment that allows children to be children
  • Is future-focused and has our children at the heart of all decision making
  • Respects our customs, people, environment, resources and our unique rural character.

If you are ready for this fantastic career opportunity, we welcome your application.

Check us out on our website and Facebook page.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Awahou School Board of Trustees
518 Pohangina Valley East Rd, RD14, Ashhurst
(06) 329 4844

Download our application form

Vacancy reference #:1H9kob

Listed 12:04 PM 17 September 2018
Closes 14 October 2018

Awahou School NZ

School details

Awahou School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 37

School number: 2338
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Physical address:
518 Pohangina Valley East Rd, Ashhurst

Postal Address:
518 Pohangina Valley East Road RD 14, Ashhurst, 4884