Tawhiti School Taranaki

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 10:08 AM 08 October 2019
Closes 12pm 01 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0Cc

We are seeking a passionate, inspiriting and motivated leader to join our team. 

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Is a skilled, dynamic and innovative teacher and leader that can ‘walk the talk’
  • Has experience in leading curriculum, coaching and mentoring staff 
  • Has particular strengths and can lead our staff in the performing arts, digital technologies and te reo 
  • Understands cultural competencies and is willing to support our school on our Culture Counts – relationships based learning journey
  • Takes personal responsibility to read and research to stay abreast of current good practice and new ideas
  • Solves problems in a restorative manner
  • Is friendly, approachable, empathetic and is able to build connections with learners, staff and whānau
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can cope with, manage and lead change
  • Has a good sense of humour
  • Has effective time management skills and demonstrates the ability to attend to negotiated leadership and administrative duties in a timely and competent manner
  • Is a team player who is willing to lead, support and contribute to school events (gala, production etc) and staff social events. 

There is a teaching component associated with this position. This is negotiated and reviewed yearly as a result of our staffing entitlement. It is likely that the teaching component for 2020 will be 0.6.

How to apply

Application packs can also be obtained via our school website. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Sarah Johnston, Principal
(06) 278 7117

Download our application form
Deputy Principal Application Pack 1

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0Cc

Listed 10:08 AM 08 October 2019
Closes 12pm 01 November 2019

Tawhiti School NZ

School details

Tawhiti School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 308

School number: 2248
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Physical address:
Galt Street, Hawera

Postal Address:
16 Galt Street, Hawera, 4610