Mercury Bay Area School Waikato

Assistant principal – primary years

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Assistant principal

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

Listed 10:18 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 12pm 21 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA213

We are looking for a positive, culturally responsive, open-minded person with a growth mindset and a passion for education. The ability to liaise successfully with children, staff, community members and outside agencies is a key component of this position.

  • You will have had success as a proactive leader with outstanding people skills and will be passionate about our young people realising their potential

  • You will be a reflective practitioner, who displays a growth mindset and the skills to support our committed staff to reflect and deliver quality, student-focused teaching and learning programmes

  • You will have the confidence and ability to build and maintain positive, respectful relationships with students, staff, whānau and the community

  • You will have the commitment to engage with, to implement, and to further develop your and our educational philosophy within the primary years and our kura as a whole.

Leadership roles and responsibilities will be negotiated with the principal and deputy principal, but will likely include:

  • Teacher professional learning and appraisal

  • Managing and leading beginning teacher programmes

  • Curriculum and assessment leadership 

  • Modelling quality classroom pedagogy and practice

  • Coordinating staff relief and release

  • Teacher/classroom support

  • Reporting to parents and students and for BOT/MOE

  • Community liaison

  • Supporting the day-to-day running of the school.

The successful applicant will work closely with the deputy principal (primary) and principal.

Start term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

John Wright
20 South Highway, Whitianga 3510
(021) 383 865

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Job Description - Assistant Principal MBAS
Assistant Principals Learning and Achievement Primary 2020

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA213

Listed 10:18 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 12pm 21 November 2019

Mercury Bay Area School NZ

School details

Mercury Bay Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 1011

School number: 110
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Physical address:
South Highway, Whitianga

Postal Address:
20 South Highway, Whitianga, 3510