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.