Parklands School (Motueka) Tasman/Nelson

Principal / tumuaki

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 10:26 AM 10 October 2019
Closes 3pm 06 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0H0

The board of trustees welcome applications for the position of principal.

Are you approachable, caring, collaborative, a visionary and learning-focused? Then this position may be for you.

Our school is in the heart of Motueka near Nelson. We are a decile 3 school with a current roll of 225 students. We have a supportive, caring community with a strong commitment to the learning and development of our tamariki.

The principal we seek will: 

  • Be a passionate, innovative and forward-thinking educator committed to raising achievement for all learners
  • Promote excellence and integrity 
  • Be committed to building strong relationships with learners, whānau, staff, iwi, marae and the wider community
  • Have a current knowledge and understanding of pedagogy and be able to lead effective schoolwide planning and organisation, behaviour management and curriculum and assessment
  • Be highly reflective, able to interpret data and review practices
  • Have an understanding of effective change management
  • Have an understanding of the qualities required to be an effective leader
  • Bring knowledge of, and be willing to support, te reo/tikanga Māori
  • Be an effective communicator with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and a great sense of humour.  

Whāia te iti kahurangi

'Seek the little cloak of the blue sky' – Together we problem solve and empower.

Position commences start of term 1, 2020 or as negotiated.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Hayley Wilson, Board Chair
9-19 Pah St, Motueka
(027) 824 6079

Vacancy reference #:1HA0H0

Listed 10:26 AM 10 October 2019
Closes 3pm 06 November 2019

Parklands School (Motueka) NZ

School details

Parklands School (Motueka)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 186

School number: 3213
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Physical address:
Pah Street, Motueka

Postal Address:
P O Box 403, Motueka, 7143