Houghton Valley School Wellington

Team leader

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

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

Listed 1:44 pm 22 October 2020
Closes 3pm 05 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADCy

One of our wonderful team leaders has been promoted to deputy principal so we have an exciting leadership role available.

We believe we have a role in supporting and growing leaders. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking, motivated professional to lead a team of motivated teachers and goal-focused students. You will have sound knowledge of the curriculum and understand what it takes for every student to achieve their best. A committed approach to developing and implementing programmes that accelerate learning and lift student achievement. You will be a key member of the leadership team helping shape the school’s current and future direction with the responsibility for leading a school wide focus within the school. 

We will be providing professional development in 2021 for the whole leadership team so this would be a great opportunity for both experienced and new leaders. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a solution-focused leader who: 

  • Values diversity and promotes hauora for all learners
  • Has an ability to lead schoolwide professional learning
  • Has excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Has an indepth knowledge of curriculum delivery, assessment practices, planning, student inquiry and teaching as inquiry
  • Thinks creatively about educational practices across the NZC
  • Builds strong respectful relationships, using restorative practices and culturally responsive and relational teaching approaches
  • Has the ability to manage conflict and solve problems effectively
  • Is energetic, has a sense of humour and can have fun.

Position commences term 1. There is a release component for these roles. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

How to apply

Please send your CV, application form, covering letter and direct enquiries to:

Luana Carroll, Principal
(04) 939 3317

Download our application form

Vacancy reference #:1HADCy

Listed 1:44 pm 22 October 2020
Closes 3pm 05 November 2020

School details

Houghton Valley School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 211

School number: 2861
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Physical address:
110 Houghton Bay Road, Houghton Bay, Wellington

Postal Address:
110 Houghton Bay Road, Houghton Bay, Wellington, 6023