Greenacres School Wellington

Principal U4

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 11:24 am 02 December 2019
Closes 4pm 24 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3Rf

Encourage, Challenge, Inspire, Learn

We are seeking a dynamic, people-centred leader for our well-regarded school, situated in the suburb of Tawa, Wellington. This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the wonderful work currently happening in the school; to encourage, challenge and inspire in a high-quality learning environment.


  • Empathetic and reflective in their practice, empowering of others, culturally responsive and values diversity
  • Visible, works positively and confidently with our school community – students, staff, family and whānau, the wider community and agencies
  • Energetic, sense of humour and can have fun.


  • Trustworthy, friendly and fair, builds strong, respectful relationships
  • Active listener and an excellent communicator.

 Critical thinking:

  • Dedicated, inspiring, innovative, future-focused and strategic thinker, will continue to build a strong, collective vision with clear links to schoolwide and long-term planning
  • Proven organisational skills, considers change carefully and can effectively manage finance, health, property, and safety systems
  • High expectations, up-to-date professional knowledge of how children learn, skilled at analysing, sharing and acting on schoolwide evidence of student learning.


  • Open to suggestions and new ideas that enhance teaching and learning
  • Holistic view of education, a real passion for teaching our young people, excellent understanding of what contributes to growing our children, academically and socially.

Job starts: term 2, Tuesday 28 April 2020.

How to apply

For further information and to obtain an application pack please visit our website.

Sharyn Richardson, Board of Trustees Chairperson
60 Raroa Tce, Tawa, Wellington 5028
(04) 232 6445

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA3Rf

Listed 11:24 am 02 December 2019
Closes 4pm 24 January 2020

School details

Greenacres School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 202

School number: 2849
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Physical address:
Raroa Terrace, Tawa, Wellington

Postal Address:
Raroa Terrace, Tawa, Wellington, 5028