We are a large composite school that caters for 1,500 students Y1–13 in the suburb of Mangere in Auckland. The school has deep ties to the Mangere community by providing education, facilities, and programmes for the wider use of the community. Most students have Pacific cultural heritage, 16% are Māori and families/whānau are encouraged to be actively involved in the education of their children. The campus comprises a junior school Y1–8 and a college Y9–13.
Our campus provides a unique opportunity for an outstanding leader, with the support of a committed board of trustees, to genuinely make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. This is a job for an idealist who believes in the power of education to uplift young people and communities.
We are looking for a principal who can:
Build on a culture of, and desire for, success at school
Work closely with students and local communities
Focus on raising academic performance whilst also overseeing the day-to-day management of a complex school
Attract, develop and retain talented leaders and teachers
Manage the diverse and different needs of the junior school and college
Creatively build and enhance the capability of this decile one campus to meet the aspirations and educational needs of its community.