Woodstock School Waikato

Principal, U5

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 11:28 AM 17 February 2021
Closes 5pm 17 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH2Z

We are a decile 5 primary school for Y1–6, set on beautiful grounds in the central Hamilton suburb of Fairfield. Our role caters for over 400 children over 16 classrooms. At Woodstock we celebrate our diverse cultural mix and in addition we have two special  satellite classrooms for children with physical and intellectual challenges. 

We are looking for a superstar to take over from our highly respected Principal who retired at the end of 2020. We are ideally looking for someone who can start at the beginning of term 3 2021. 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a wonderful opportunity to continue leading our passionate team of teaching staff who are fully committed to providing  excellence in all academic, cultural and sporting activities. 

What we are looking for: 

  • You will be a highly experienced educator with knowledge of modern pedagogy and  curriculum – you will lead our team from the front. 
  • A skilled and visible communicator and collaborator – with staff, with the students  and with the wider school community
  • A leader who embraces the principals of te Tiriti o Waitangi and will bring  significant understanding of te ao Māori and te reo Māori, together with an understanding of mana whenua and a commitment to partner with tangata whenua 
  • Someone who has the ability to nurture and empower children in partnership with  family and whānau
  • An inspirational leader who is also a great team member. You will build lasting  positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be approachable, energetic and focused on the wellbeing of staff and students. 

How to apply

To request an application pack please contact:

Johanna Park (Board Chair)

Vacancy reference #:1HAH2Z

Listed 11:28 AM 17 February 2021
Closes 5pm 17 March 2021

Woodstock School NZ

School details

Woodstock School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 374

School number: 2093
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Physical address:
21 Woodstock Road, Fairfield, Hamilton

Postal Address:
21 Woodstock Road, Fairfield, Hamilton, 3214