Matua School Bay of Plenty


Head teacher, 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 11:28 AM 08 July 2019
Closes 3pm 02 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9vmX

Leader of learning U6, Y1–6.

The school is positioned in a park-like setting on the peninsula of the beautiful harbourside city of Tauranga. Our stunning facilities, high-performing staff, innovative learning programmes and incredible children make our school one of choice.

The Board of Trustees invites applications from passionate educators who place our children’s needs at the heart of their decision-making. Our principal will foster and sustain a culture which welcomes and supports all children and their whānau/families. We seek a leader of learning who will:

  • Display expertise in learning innovation which empowers our students to excel and succeed
  • Foster professional learning communities that empower our teachers to build 
  • Commit to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, affirming the protection of Māori customs and knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori
  • Celebrate diversity and be able to relate to students and staff of diverse ethnic backgrounds
  • Strengthen broader partnerships with our community and local schools by being visible
  • Continue to explore innovation in our learning programmes while displaying the wisdom of considered change
  • Develop learning programmes that seamlessly integrate technology into the learning journey
  • Confidently communicate with our school and wider community
  • Understand the importance of maintaining a sense of humour and a balanced approach to their role.

Position commencement will be term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Application and information packs are available from:

(07) 576 9027

Vacancy reference #:1H9vmX

Listed 11:28 AM 08 July 2019
Closes 3pm 02 August 2019

Matua School NZ

School details

Matua School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 556

School number: 1820
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Physical address:
145 Levers Road, Matua, Tauranga

Postal Address:
145 Levers Road, Matua, Tauranga, 3110