Tahuna 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 2:56 pm 03 December 2020
Closes 2pm 11 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFFo

Tahuna School, located 20km north of Morrinsville, provides a quality education for Y1–6 students. Nestled in an idyllic rural setting, strong country values are evident from the moment you enter the school grounds. This is a place where learning for all is cultivated, living alongside our values and mission statement “to develop dynamic learners who make a positive contribution to our community”.

We are seeking a motivated and inspiring principal who will guide, support and be passionate about the growth and development of students and staff. This leadership position offers the opportunity to utilise your skills to enhance and build on the school’s current successes. 

The Board of Trustees are seeking a new principal who will:

  • Be an excellent communicator who is able to confidently lead, motivate and inspire others
  • Be personable, approachable, inclusive and visible within the school and wider community
  • Have a collaborative approach to decision-making and foster a team culture
  • Ensure hauora is a priority whilst encouraging and supporting the successes and achievements of all learners
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and experience in, curriculum, assessment, and evaluation

This is a great career advancement opportunity for middle, senior school leaders or U1 and U2 principals. 

How to apply

For an application pack please email:

Debra-Lee Foster, Administrator
(027) 333 6186

Vacancy reference #:1HAFFo

Listed 2:56 pm 03 December 2020
Closes 2pm 11 February 2021

School details

Tahuna School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 101

School number: 1972
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Physical address:
Tahuna Ohinewai Road, Tahuna

Postal Address:
Tahuna-Ohinewai Road RD 3, Morrinsville, 3373