Putaruru College Waikato

Principal / tumuaki

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 11:37 AM 24 February 2021
Closes 3pm 24 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHJ1

We are a HPSTA, decile 3, Y7–15 school of some 400 students and growing, situated on State Highway 1 in the South Waikato, 45 minutes south of Hamilton an hour north of Taupo. The school is well and in a healthy financial state. Grounds and property are all in good condition, although the materials and food technology areas of the school are due for refurbishment in the coming year.

Preferred start time in term 2, by negotiation. 

We are seeking a principal who inspires a passion for learning, who is student-centred and who encourages students to always do their best.

This is an exciting opportunity for a new or experienced leader who:

  • Is strategic, fair minded and future-focused
  • Champions the Putaruru College PB4L values of Determination, Achievement, Respect and Excellence
  • Is enthusiastic, inspirational, approachable and resilient
  • Has the ability to maintain and strengthen an inclusive and vibrant culture
  • Has the ability to connect with the community and staff to grow relationships built on trust and collaboration
  • Nurtures and cares for children, listening to them and valuing their ideas and diversity
  • Has an excellent understanding of teaching and pedagogical best practice, especially in relation to innovative learning environments
  • Is not afraid to face the coming challenges in education.

You are most welcome to arrange a visit to the school by contacting the Principal’s PA by phone or email.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jennie Eyre, Principal's PA
Box 210, Junction Street, Putaruru
(07) 883 8323

Application Form

Referee's Report

Vacancy reference #:1HAHJ1

Listed 11:37 AM 24 February 2021
Closes 3pm 24 March 2021

Putaruru College NZ

School details

Putaruru College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 397

School number: 494
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Physical address:
Junction Street, Putaruru

Postal Address:
P O Box 210, Putaruru, 3443