Firth School Waikato

Principal U4

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 9:15 AM 15 February 2019
Closes 5pm 05 April 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rBs

Decile 3 contributing (Y1–6) primary school in the western sector of Matamata, a thriving Waikato town with a rural hinterland. A 50 minute drive to Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua, makes it ideally placed for access to cities, lakes and beaches. We are a school with a strong commitment to children and their families that is best reflected in the Firth Family Values: Haere whakamua, E tipu e rea – Go Forward, Grow and Flourish. All of our learners are important to us and we celebrate their every success and support their every endeavour.

We require an education leader who:

  • Can meet current learning goals and lift our schoolwide aspirations
  • Is culturally responsive and confident in building development plans with whānau
  • Is approachable, inclusive and able to lead and motivate other educators
  • Has a high level of communication skills that allow genuine engagement with students, staff, our community and external agencies
  • Is empathetic and caring
  • Can create and implement effective systems that enable the school to meet the objectives of its strategic plan
  • Has experience of educational evaluation that delivers high-quality outcomes for all staff
  • Can work in partnership with an experienced and capable board of trustees.

How to apply

Application packs available after Monday 4 March via email. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Serena Pilmore-Evans, Board Chair
(027) 610 5898

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rBs

Listed 9:15 AM 15 February 2019
Closes 5pm 05 April 2019

Firth School NZ

School details

Firth School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 209

School number: 1719
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Physical address:
45 Station Road, Matamata

Postal Address:
45 Station Road, Matamata, 3400