Manaia School (Taranaki) Taranaki

Principal / tumuaki U2

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 9:26 AM 26 November 2019
Closes 3pm 09 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA35x


Whanaungatanga – Are you a strong communicator? Can you build relationships, connect and work actively with whānau in ways that enhance learners' strengths and support their ambitions? 

Manaakitanga – Do you want to get involved in a diverse school community? Do you create a welcoming, caring and creative learning environment? 

Whakamana – Will your leadership enable our students to Dream, Believe, Achieve through fostering a love of learning and simultaneously inspire our staff to continue to grow through research-based, innovative pedagogical practice?

Manaia is the bread capital of New Zealand, 10 minutes from Hawera, 1 hour from New Plymouth.

Our school is part of the South Taranaki Kāhui Ako which has been focusing on relationship-based teaching and digital literacy across the role. 

If these strategic aims pique your interest, we invite you to apply for the leading position at our school. 

Our students, staff and community have articulated that they want someone who can not only further these aims but do so with a sense of humour, an innate sense of fairness and someone who cares. 

Ka whangaia, ka tupu, ka puawai

That which is nurtured, grows and blooms

We look forward to finding, nurturing and growing the next leader of our school. 

The position is to start term 2, 2020. 

We look forward to meeting with you.

How to apply

For further information please visit our website. To request your application pack, ask any questions or to arrange a school visit, contact:

Mark Gallie, BOT Chair
(027) 445 4840

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA35x

Listed 9:26 AM 26 November 2019
Closes 3pm 09 December 2019

Manaia School (Taranaki) NZ

School details

Manaia School (Taranaki)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 89

School number: 2097
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Physical address:
36 Karaka Street, Manaia

Postal Address:
36 Karaka Street, Manaia, 4612