Te Kura o Hata Maria (Pawarenga) Northland


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

Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 2:24 pm 22 May 2020
Closes 3pm 19 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7jC

Our kura is located in the valley of Pawarenga and have a current roll of 16 students. It is anticipated that there will be some increase based on the level of interest within the community.

Our kura joined the Nga Kura-a-Iwi o Aotearoa Collective in 2018, and on 28 April 2020 changed its legal status from a special character Catholic school to a designated character (156) kura. This change also confirms the community's commitment to being total immersion te reo Māori by 2024.

The hapū recently held a well-supported wānanga where whānau were enabled to contribute to the school's core documents in an effort to provide an innovative and fit-for-purpose foundation for our kura and its leadership moving forward.

We are seeking applications for the position of tumuaki (please note this is a teaching principal position) and the desired start date is term 4. 

The successful applicant may be eligible for the Principal Recruitment Allowance (PRA) of up to $50,000. 

The ideal applicant:

  • Engages, motivates and inspires our ākonga
  • Is proficient using and teaching in te reo Māori
  • Effective Māori medium classroom kaiako with in-depth knowledge of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and best practice
  • Is a proven pedagogical leader and practitioner
  • Has experience, skill and expertise in the core management areas, in particular–communication, finance, administration, and systems.

How to apply

Please email school administrator for more information or to request an application pack. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Mona Pirini, School Administrator
42 Te Riha Roadway, Pawarenga Northland 0496
(09) 409 5338

Vacancy reference #:1HA7jC

Listed 2:24 pm 22 May 2020
Closes 3pm 19 June 2020

School details

Te Kura o Hata Maria (Pawarenga)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 16

School number: 932
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Physical address:
42 Te Riha Roadway, Pawarenga, Broadwood

Postal Address:
42 Te Riha Road RD 2, Broadwood, 0496