Karaka School Auckland

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
MU negotiable

Listed 8:14 am 29 October 2020
Closes 12pm 13 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADWM

Our amazing deputy principal has won a position as a principal and so we are looking for a new DP who is equally outstanding. We are a semi-rural school with a supportive community and Board of Trustees. Our staff are committed to our learners, their whānau  and our place of learning. 

Our next deputy principal will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven leadership experience
  • Excellent pedagogical and curriculum knowledge
  • Ability to build strong relationships with learners, staff, whānau and external agencies
  • Effective and respectful communicator
  • Places learners at the heart of all decision making processes
  • The ability to think, plan strategically and engage others in a meaningful way
  • The ability to work collaboratively alongside the principal, staff and Board of Trustees
  • The ability to analyse and reflect on data to improve teaching and learning
  • SENCO experience including establishing  Gifted and Talented Programmes
  • Coaching to develop professional capability and collective capacity to improve outcomes for our learners
  • Knowledge of and commitment to culturally sustaining practices
  •  Commitment to our schools vision, values, whakatauki and strategic direction
  • Actively involved in school life.

If this sounds like you and you would like to be part of a high performing team, we welcome your application. Visits are welcome.

How to apply

Applications to include a covering letter and CV detailing relevant experience. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Sarah Hynds
12 Blackbridge Road, RD1, Papakura 2580
(09) 294 8166

Vacancy reference #:1HADWM

Listed 8:14 am 29 October 2020
Closes 12pm 13 November 2020

School details

Karaka School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 265

School number: 1325
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Physical address:
12 Blackbridge Road, Papakura

Postal Address:
Blackbridge Road RD 1, Papakura, 2580