Korakonui School Waikato

Leader of learning (deputy principal)

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

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

Listed 8:21 am 21 October 2020
Closes 3pm 13 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAD54

We are seeking an experienced and innovative leader to join our senior leadership team. This is a deputy principal level position.   

Junior and/or middle school experience would be desirable, experience in a SENCO role would also be an advantage to the applicant. This position does have a teaching component and will suit a teacher that understands the power of learners mindsets, the challenges of being in the learning pit, the social and emotional needs of their age group, and is experienced or curious about play based and/or project based learning. We are looking for the right person to help grow our learners, someone that is interested in growing themselves and who is a team player.

Would you like to be part of a school that:

  • Believes in a community of learners - students and staff
  • Has a commitment to continually improving and growing its learners (students teachers, leaders, staff)
  • Gives space to be innovative and try new researched based methods
  • Has identified world class educators/trainers to support our teachers and leaders
  • Provides its staff with regular and quality professional development opportunities
  • Has a culture of reflection, quality unpacking of assessment and is focused on collaboratively improving teaching practice and outcomes for students 
  • Has a relentless focus on our strategic goals: every child learning every day, wellbeing is the heartbeat of our school, and forming connections that make a difference for our people. 

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An innovative and courageous leader who is looking for an opportunity to lead teachers through well-researched 21st century learning and practices. 
  • Courageous and is willing to try new things 
  • Has leadership experience
  • Is focused on improving and growing as a teacher and as a leader

We encourage school visits in weeks 3,4 and 5 of term 4. 

How to apply

Please fill out the forms provided in the vacancy link, or download attachments below. For further information please contact

Rochelle Inwood, Principal
734 Wharepuhunga Road, RD3, Te Awamutu
(021) 276 7007

Download our application reflections form (live link available within our vacancy link)

Download referee and letter form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAD54

Listed 8:21 am 21 October 2020
Closes 3pm 13 November 2020

School details

Korakonui School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 151

School number: 1783
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Physical address:
734 Wharepuhunga Road, Korakonui, Te Awamutu

Postal Address:
Wharepuhunga Road RD 3, Te Awamutu, 3873