Strathmore School Waikato


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 8:25 am 30 November 2020
Closes 4pm 12 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAF5Q

We are small contributing school of 134 students located in Tokoroa, one hour south of Hamilton and 45 minutes north of Taupō on SH1.

We are looking for a professional leader who sets high standards and has a proven track record of leadership. The Board has established the following key criteria for this position:

  • Suitably experienced in leadership within schools
  • A visionary leader with experience in leading change and improving student outcomes
  • Passionate about teaching and learning, positive, with high expectations of themselves and others
  • Is open, approachable and has high emotional intelligence  
  • Ability to manage and resolve conflict effectively and calmly
  • Collaborative, consultative, flexible and enthusiastic about the role
  • Proven track record of outstanding curriculum leadership and pastoral care
  • Has a track record of improving student learning outcomes for all learners, especially priority learners (Māori, Pasifika, special needs)
  • Demonstrates the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, is culturally aware and embraces diversity 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with staff, children, parents, BOT and the community
  • Fully committed to being involved in the life of the school and strengthening the school’s wide range of extra curricula activities
  • Able to demonstrate competence in the areas of property, finance, personnel and health and safety and has practical skills to manage the everyday running of a school
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, highly visible and prepared to lead from the front

This position commences Monday 3 May 2021 (start term 2).

How to apply

To receive an application pack, please contact the BOT appointment secretary, Donna Hartley, ph 07 886 9765

Donna Hartley, BOT appointment secretary
(07) 886 9765

Vacancy reference #:1HAF5Q

Listed 8:25 am 30 November 2020
Closes 4pm 12 February 2021

School details

Strathmore School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 149

School number: 1968
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Physical address:
Strathmore Drive, Tokoroa

Postal Address:
Strathmore Drive, Tokoroa, 3420