Ohuka School Hawke's Bay

Sole charge principal

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 10:30 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 29 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA20h

We are a unique, rural, decile 7, Y1–8 primary school situated in Ohuka, Northern Hawke's Bay. Our school is located 48km northwest of Wairoa (approximately 50 minutes drive) at the base of the Ureweras and a 25 minute drive to Lake Waikaremoana.

The school is nestled in beautiful grounds surrounded by a very supportive farming community. 

This vacancy offers a tremendous opportunity for a sole charge principal who can promote and sustain a vibrant, exciting and motivational learning environment and has the commitment and passion to build on the fantastic work of our current principal. Our aim is that all students are confident, future-focused learners. We develop this through an inquiry-based curriculum with a particular focus on key competencies, literacy and mathematics. Our values of respect, integrity, resilience and perseverance underpin this vision.

Professional support for this position is gained through the inclusion in the Wairoa West Cluster and also the Wairoa Community of Learning (Kāhui Ako). Participation in these groups allows for discussion and collaboration with principals in similar sized schools and opportunities for professional development. 

We are excited about the opportunity to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative principal with great people, technology and teaching skills who is passionate about children and their learning.

We welcome your application.

This position will commence at the beginning of term 1, 2020. School house available.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV with the names of 3 referees, and direct enquiries to:

Bronya Tizard
12 Okare Rd, RD5, Wairoa 4195
(06) 838 6378

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Vacancy reference #:1HA20h

Listed 10:30 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 29 November 2019

Ohuka School NZ

School details

Ohuka School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 5

School number: 2625
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Physical address:
12 Okare Road, Wairoa

Postal Address:
12 Okare Road RD 5, Wairoa, 4195