Waikaia School Southland

Principal / teaching principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Principal

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

Listed 1:58 PM 01 May 2020
Closes 4pm 22 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7FX

Commencing term 3. Decile 9

0.4FTE teaching 0.6FTE leadership

Roll 18, Y0–8

The Waikaia Valley is one of Southland’s best kept secrets, with its glistening snow topped mountains, tussock grasslands and beautiful rivers as the backdrop to a strong rural farming community.

We are an energetic and ambitious school with supportive parents and BOT. We are seeking a highly professional and passionate teaching principal who aligns themselves with our strong school values:

  • Family/whānau
  • Appreciation
  • Integrity
  • Strength
  • Achievement
  • Innovation
  • Kindness.

Along with demonstrated management skills, furthering these values will require:

  • A proven ability to manage change and influence culture
  • Astute communication skills that enhance the relationship between the school and its community
  • An educational leadership style that inspires, is clearly visible and role models and enhances our school values
  • Highly effective classroom teaching ability with in-depth knowledge of current curriculum and best practice, ability to plan, assess, deliver and report.

We invite and encourage applicants to visit our school. For any enquiries or to arrange a visit please phone Morgan Horrell, Chairperson (027) 487 4677.

For more information on our school please visit our website.

How to apply

For an application pack with further details please contact our school office:

Karen Skevington, Office Administrator
(027) 487 4677

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7FX

Listed 1:58 PM 01 May 2020
Closes 4pm 22 May 2020

Waikaia School NZ

School details

Waikaia School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 12

School number: 4036
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Physical address:
22 Leamington Street, Waikaia

Postal Address:
P O Box 43, Waikaia, 9745