Avon School Taranaki

Tumuaki / Principal

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 9:32 am 15 June 2020
Closes 4pm 13 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8H_

Reach for the STARS at Avon School

Self-Management Teamwork Aroha Respect Success

U2 current roll 59 South Taranaki.

Due to an exciting change in role for our longstanding and well-respected current principal, we are beginning our journey to find our awesome little school a new leader.

We are seeking applications from experienced school leaders who:

  • Are an amazing teacher and facilitator, who enables learners to collaborate, to self-regulate and to develop agency over their learning.
  • Has a strong focus on learner progress and wellbeing.
  • Has skills and experience in leading localised curriculum review and design.
  • Can build on the current effective practices within the school and work in consultation to continue to enhance our school vision and strategic direction.
  • Is approachable; able to build real, meaningful connections.
  • Is a clear, confident and effective communicator, showing care and empathy.
  • Is a team player, who empowers their staff.
  • Is experienced in developing and sustaining strong systems which support pastoral care.
  • Has experience in a PB4L culture.

Our school will offer you:

  • Friendly and happy students, within a positive and inclusive culture
  • A dedicated team
  • A well resourced and supportive environment that embraces change and improvement
  • Collaboration and opportunities within a well-established Kāhui Ako.

How to apply

To access your application documents, to ask any questions or to arrange your school visit, please email

Tessa Reid, BOT staff representative
(06) 765 7293

Vacancy reference #:1HA8H_

Listed 9:32 am 15 June 2020
Closes 4pm 13 July 2020

School details

Avon School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 57

School number: 2153
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Physical address:
Hamlet Street, Stratford

Postal Address:
135 Hamlet Street, Stratford, 4332