Waikaretu School Waikato

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 9:54 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 5pm 30 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yEe

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Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding new challenge for 2020? Look no further! A golden opportunity awaits the right people in our small and caring rural school. 

Our board is searching for an outstanding U1 teaching principal to build on the wonderful work of our recently promoted principal. In-class teaching is 2½ per week. The position attracts a collective agreement isolation allowance. The new collective merging U1 and U2 salaries applies. 

The principal appointee should be enthusiastic about working within a welcoming, close-knit rural community. You will need to be visible and engaged with our community. 

The principal appointee must: 

  • Be a strong role model and so highly professional and ethical
  • Be child-centred and inclusive
  • Be a positive person with a good sense of humour
  • Be proactive and future-focused
  • Be a collaborative inspirational leader
  • Be a highly capable classroom teacher
  • Have all-round excellent communication capabilities
  • Be willing to take a full part in our bicultural approach to life
  • Celebrate our diversity
  • Have wonderful relationships with all stakeholders
  • Be approachable, visible and engaged. 

A permanent, full-time teaching position is also available for a very capable teacher.

Starting 29 January 2020. 

We can offer the right people a stimulating educational environment; a beautiful physical environment and great support from our board.

A school house is available to rent. 

Interviews for the principalship are on Saturday 19 October.

How to apply

For fuller details on this position study the application details on our website. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Ngaire Jermaine, KEA Education
(021) 119 3309

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9yEe

Listed 9:54 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 5pm 30 September 2019

Waikaretu School NZ

School details

Waikaretu School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 31

School number: 2052
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Physical address:
1448 Waikaretu Valley Road, Waikaretu, Tuakau

Postal Address:
1448 Waikaretu Valley Road RD 5, Tuakau, 2695