Whangaehu School Manawatu/Whanganui

Teaching 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 10:33 am 24 November 2020
Closes 3pm 11 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEqD

Here is an exciting opportunity to become a teaching principal at our wonderful rural school. Our school is situated off State Highway 3, 15km south of Whanganui.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated professional to lead our school into the future. The school is a full primary with 38 children from Y0–8.

Ideally the successful candidate will:

  • Have had successful leadership experience at senior school management level
  • Be New Zealand registered and experienced
  • Have a proven track record in facilitating quality learning programmes, creating stimulating environments and be confident and innovative in implementing educational change
  • Have experience in teaching multi-level classrooms with success
  • Demonstrate a strong set of personal values and evident strength of character
  • Be of high integrity, practice fairness, act with flexibility and remain acutely aware of the responsibility that comes with being a role model for students and staff, both in and out of the school setting
  • Be committed to excellence, lead by example in everything you do, and 'go the extra mile' but with a sense of pragmatism
  • Maintain a strong curriculum focus
  • Demonstrate a personal style of leadership that will empower, motivate and facilitate the personal and professional development of those around you, actively practicing the belief that 'people are our greatest asset'
  • Interact positively with students, staff, trustees, parents, the wider community and the various supporting agencies and organizations
  • Be committed to on-going personal and professional development and be pro-active in regard to being aware of educational trends, directions, issues and developments in New Zealand education
  • Show warmth, sensitivity and a sense of humour when interacting with students, and have the students’ best interests at heart.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application. Start date is term 1, 2021.

How to apply

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

Shirleen Ashworth
(06) 342 6703

Vacancy reference #:1HAEqD

Listed 10:33 am 24 November 2020
Closes 3pm 11 December 2020

School details

Whangaehu School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 38

School number: 2482
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Physical address:
Ruatangata Road, Whangaehu-Whanganui

Postal Address:
Ruatangata Road RD 11, Whanganui, 4581