Waitara High School Taranaki

Deputy principal – operations

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
4MU + 1SMA

Listed 10:04 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 3pm 14 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yEr

We are looking for a forward-thinking, progressive and innovative deputy principal with responsibility in leading and managing the operations and administration systems of the school. Experience with school timetabling would also be an advantage.  

The vacancy requires an effective operating manager; however final responsibilities can be negotiable for the right candidate. DP operations also holds responsibility as principal's nominee.

The successful candidate must have a real passion for developing our students into active and inspired lifelong learners, who have self-belief and a sense of belonging.

Our school is situated 20 minutes northeast of New Plymouth in Taranaki; a region that is unique, legendary and impressive. Mount Taranaki is an ever-present part of the landscape and home to walking and hiking trails, a ski field, cafes and accommodation. Beneath the mountain there is still more to discover, with Taranaki home to a wonderful climate; flourishing arts and music scene; some of the country's best surf breaks and miles of unspoilt coastline.


Suitable applicants may be considered for the newly refurbished school house, located within easy proximity to the school itself and the newly constructed Clifton Park Sports Complex, as well as the warm and vibrant Waitara community.

How to apply

Please send your covering letter and CV, and direct enquiries to:

Chantelle Cornwall, Principal's PA
Box 188, Waitara
(06) 754 7514

Vacancy reference #:1H9yEr

Listed 10:04 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 3pm 14 October 2019

Waitara High School NZ

School details

Waitara High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 360

School number: 170
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Physical address:
Princess Street, Waitara

Postal Address:
P O Box 188, Waitara, 4346