Wairakei School Waikato

Assistant principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Assistant principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:10 am 11 January 2021
Closes 12 noon 05 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFyp

Wairakei Primary is a Y1–6 school, decile 5, roll 370.

Are you an experienced educator, ready for a new challenge?

Are you able to inspire engagement and help others to realise their potential?

We offer a brilliant career opportunity in a senior leadership position in our highly-regarded school, located just 9km north of Taupo in Wairakei Village.

Taupo is the adventure capital of the central North Island and home of the Great Lake.

We have fantastic students and supportive families who work with our dedicated teaching and support staff for the benefit of our students. Our school offers great facilities. We are financially sound and support and serve our thriving village and wider rural community.

This is an excellent opportunity for a proven, collaborative leader who:

  • Maintains high expectations for self, staff and students
  • Uses effective communication to build strong relationships with students, staff, whānau and community
  • Is innovative and progressive in their approach to pedagogical practice and leadership
  • Utilises inclusive education practices to positively support and lead teachers to improve and develop their practice
  • Has the knowledge to analyse and apply teaching and learning data to raise student achievement
  • Values diversity and treats everybody fairly and equitably 
  • Is energetic, highly motivated and willing to learn
  • Will work across the school.

You will be capable of taking on and developing in a senior leadership role, you can actively support the improvement of student achievement outcomes, and you can positively work alongside our principal and staff to help drive our school forward.

If you are ready for your next career step, and you wish to join a high performing team in a successful school on a 4-5 year ERO review cycle, apply now!

This position has a teaching component. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

2 Kauri Drive, Wairakei Village, Taupo
(07) 374 8035

Download our application form
Assistant Principal Application Form 2021

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAFyp

Listed 11:10 am 11 January 2021
Closes 12 noon 05 February 2021

School details

Wairakei School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 387

School number: 2066
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Physical address:
2 Wairakei Village, Wairakei, Taupo

Postal Address:
Kauri Drive, Wairakei, Taupo, 3332