Waipukurau School Hawke's Bay

Principal U5

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 10:34 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 30 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yGK

This position is re-advertised with changed success criteria. 

After almost 2 decades of dedication and service, our greatly respected principal is retiring. The school’s board is seeking to employ a proven professional leader to guide our school into its exciting future.

We are a growing Y0–8 full primary school with a roll of 333 wonderful students in sunny Hawke’s Bay with strong links to its community.

  • We are seeking a visible principal who forms strong relationships with learners, whānau, community and staff
  • A collaborative leader who will enhance staff capability and develop aspiring leadership
  • Focused on creating positive learning environments for our students, teachers, and community
  • Committed to instilling cultural awareness of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and practising local tikanga within our school and learners
  • Positive, visionary, confident role model, who supports and enhances our school's culture and future
  • Friendly, approachable, empathetic. Build positive connections and work in partnership with community and outside agencies
  • Passionate about learning, with a sense of humour and ability to lead change in our school
  • Future-focused on professional development opportunities
  • Awareness of wellbeing of self, staff and community.

  • Family-oriented community? We’ve got it
  • Outdoor pursuits? We’ve got it
  • Sunshine, balanced lifestyles? We’ve got it
  • Professional staff, administration, board? We’ve got it
  • Students prepared for teaching and learning? We’ve got it
  • Enhancing staff capability through PD? We’ve got it
  • Supportive community, whānau, parents? We’ve got it
  • Striving for equity and excellence? We’ve got it
  • Success and achievement? We’ve got it
  • Opportunity, future, direction? We’ve got it.

Leadership, management, initiative, vision, future-focused, values, professionalism people person? Have you got it? Try us, we'll get it!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Lou Macklow, Board Chair
4 St Mary's Rd, Waipukurau 4200
(027) 490 1246

Download our application form
FULL APPLICATION FORM Waipukurau U5 Principal.

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9yGK

Listed 10:34 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 30 September 2019

Waipukurau School NZ

School details

Waipukurau School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 343

School number: 2725
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Physical address:
2 St Mary'S Road, Waipukurau

Postal Address:
P O Box 242, Waipukurau, 4242