Woodstock School Waikato

Principal U5

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 11:53 am 23 October 2020
Closes 5pm 16 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADFf

We are a decile 5 primary school for Y1–6, set on beautiful grounds in the central Hamilton suburb of Fairfield. Our roll caters for over 400 children over 16 classrooms. At Woodstock we celebrate our diverse cultural mix, and in addition we have two special satellite classrooms for children with physical and intellectual challenges. 

We are looking for a superstar principal to take over from our highly respected current head. We are ideally looking for someone who can commence the role at the beginning of term 1, 2021. 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a wonderful opportunity to continue leading our passionate team of teaching staff who are fully committed to providing excellence in all academic, cultural and sporting activities. 

What we are looking for: 

  • You will be a highly experienced educator with knowledge of modern pedagogy and curriculum – you will lead our team from the front 
  • A skilled and visible communicator and collaborator – with staff, with the students and with the wider school community. 
  • A leader who embraces the principals of te Tiriti o Waitangi and will bring significant understanding of te ao Māori and te reo Māori, together with an understanding of mana whenua and a commitment to partner with tangata whenua. 
  • Someone who has the ability to nurture and empower children in partnership with  family and whānau. 
  • An inspirational leader who is also a great team member. You will build lasting positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be approachable, energetic and focused on the wellbeing of staff and students.

How to apply

For an application pack please email our BOT chairperson.

Johanna Park, Chairperson BOT
(021) 402 558

Vacancy reference #:1HADFf

Listed 11:53 am 23 October 2020
Closes 5pm 16 November 2020

School details

Woodstock School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 375

School number: 2093
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Physical address:
21 Woodstock Road, Fairfield, Hamilton

Postal Address:
21 Woodstock Road, Fairfield, Hamilton, 3214