Karamu High School Hawke's Bay


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

Listed 10:34 am 29 August 2019
Closes 4pm 27 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9xXu

We are a decile 4, coeducational secondary school with a roll of 900 situated in Hastings. Our students enjoy a modern, well-resourced campus; enthusiastic, committed staff, and success in NCEA at all levels as well as in cultural and sporting endeavours. We are an integral part of the Whirinaki Kahui Ako comprising 8 schools.

The board of trustees is seeking a new principal possessing the drive and vision to further raise levels of academic achievement, good citizenship and aspiration in our students.

We look forward to receiving applications from educational leaders with a record of success in New Zealand schools, who:

  • Are able to deliver improved educational outcomes for all students, in a vibrant learning environment
  • Have a strong, but inclusive, management style and can build strong working relationships both within the school and with the wider community
  • Have the highest professional and personal standards and can be a motivational role model for all members of the school community
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have an understanding of the significance of tikanga and kaupapa Māori and can lead in a bicultural environment.

How to apply

For an application pack and enquiries please email:

Viv Hantler, Principal's PA
(06) 878 7139

Vacancy reference #:1H9xXu

Listed 10:34 am 29 August 2019
Closes 4pm 27 September 2019

School details

Karamu High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 878

School number: 229
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Physical address:
Windsor Avenue, Parkvale-Napier/Hastings, Hastings

Postal Address:
P O Box 346, Parkvale, Hastings, 4156