Ōtorohanga College Waikato


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
PRA available

Listed 10:35 am 21 May 2019
Closes 5pm 28 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9uFx

The Otorohanga district is entering an exciting phase with a community poised for population and economic growth through tourism and agriculture. Otorohanga sits at the heart of major attractions and is defined by its rural landscape and people. A generous and innovative community awaits a college principal who will be one of the many community leaders who can be part of driving growth and change for its young people. Otorohanga: Where Kiwis Can Fly!

The board seeks to appoint an inspirational principal who will lead positive educational change and development in our college, which has strong partnerships with its supportive community. The college has a current role of about 330 students of whom over half identify as Māori, and benefits from strong affiliations to Ngati Maniapoto and Tainui. The college has a five-day boarding hostel to support the students from the coastal areas around Kawhia.

Our principal will set and model high expectations for staff and students, and build strong community relationships of trust and confidence through highly effective communications. They will lead professional development for all staff towards high levels of effective teaching and learning practices.

Our principal will have a relentless focus on engaging students and promoting successful academic, cultural, career, social and sporting pathways for all our students. Our college vision is to empower students to lead a rewarding, culturally rich and fulfilling lives, as fully active, independent and caring members of society in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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

Our Motto is Honour before Honours: 'Ko te mana mo mua i te whakamana'.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Paul Matthews
(027) 464 9212

Vacancy reference #:1H9uFx

Listed 10:35 am 21 May 2019
Closes 5pm 28 June 2019

School details

Ōtorohanga College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 309

School number: 157
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Physical address:
Bledisloe Avenue, Otorohanga

Postal Address:
P O Box 115, Otorohanga, 3940