Ohope Beach School Bay of Plenty


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 11:33 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 5pm 01 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0NN

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to continue the development of our school.

We have been on an incredible journey of transformation and improvement during the past 5 years and offer a redeveloped and transformed teaching environment, situated in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

This role represents an incredible opportunity to continue this journey and shape its strategic direction. Joining us as principal, you will be a motivational leader who demonstrates sound judgement and empathy and is approachable and engaged.

You will work together with staff, stakeholders and BOT colleagues to develop outstanding learning experiences and deliver an innovative curriculum for all pupils in the school.

To be successful, you will:

  • Be professional, with the personal qualities to be an open and inspirational leader
  • Create and nurture a culture of learning and personal development
  • Resilient, dynamic and act with integrity
  • Able to build open relationships with colleagues, parents, pupils and the community quickly and effectively
  • Recognise, celebrate and develop the contribution made by every student, every member of staff, every parent and our local community
  • An excellent classroom practitioner and curriculum developer, keen to lead and inspire by example
  • Able to effectively manage and administer finance, property, and health and safety systems
  • Understands the consequences of decision making at the leadership level
  • Accomplished in raising achievement as a teacher and a leader
  • Be able to ‘read the school and its community’ to ensure that all move forward together as we continue to build upon our educational philosophy.

It will take an exceptional person to lead our school. If you share our values and wish to be part of a leading education provider, we would welcome your application.

How to apply

Please send your application and direct enquiries to:

Ben Gibson, Chairperson
(021) 222 0247

Download our Principal Application Package
OBS application package 1 Nov

Download our application and referee report forms
OBS Application and Referee Form FINAL 1 Nov.docx

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0NN

Listed 11:33 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 5pm 01 November 2019

Ohope Beach School NZ

School details

Ohope Beach School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 274

School number: 1857
ERO school report
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Physical address:
170 Pohutukawa Avenue, Ohope Beach

Postal Address:
170 Pohutukawa Avenue, Ohope, 3121