Papamoa Primary School Bay of Plenty


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 10:52 AM 16 March 2020
Closes 4pm 03 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6X9

Do you want to lead a well-resourced, high-performing primary school, one street back from the beach? Are you looking for a role where you can be inspired and thrive?

Then welcome to our primary school. Decile 6, Y0–6. The Board of Trustees seeks to appoint a student-centred and future-focused leader, as our well-respected principal is retiring after 13 successful years.

A school where we truly embrace the vision of 'innovative learning, growing success'. Our purpose is to enhance lifelong learning through continuous development of key learning competencies.

You’ll be driven to build on the culture of the school and our high standards of student achievement and teaching excellence.

Our school is currently in the planning stages for new buildings to cater for our increasing roll. We would welcome a candidate with experience in this field.

This is an exciting opportunity for:

  • An inspiring and visible educational leader who will be a role model for the school community
  • Someone who will lead strategically, confidently and collaboratively
  • A person who has a talent for building high-performance teams and leadership in others
  • Someone who has a sound knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum and assessment and is naturally curious to explore new teaching practices
  • A person who is accomplished in finance and property management
  • Someone who has experience with transitioning to collaborative modern learning spaces
  • An individual who embraces our multicultural heritage, including an understanding of te reo Māori and Tikanga (protocol)
  • An excellent communicator who can build positive relationships with students, staff, the Board of Trustees, parents and our local community to install a sense of belonging.

If you have passion and experience as a principal or deputy principal, please request an application pack.

Position commences term 3.

School visits are welcomed. Contact Phil Friar directly to make an appointment; ph (07) 542 0865.

How to apply

Please request an application pack, and direct enquiries via email to:

Bex Kilgour, Consultant
(021) 022 22038

Vacancy reference #:1HA6X9

Listed 10:52 AM 16 March 2020
Closes 4pm 03 April 2020

Papamoa Primary School NZ

School details

Papamoa Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 751

School number: 1885
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Physical address:
312 Dickson Road, Papamoa

Postal Address:
312 Dickson Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa, 3118