Taipa Area School Northland

Principal – Tumuaki

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Principal

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

Listed 1:10 PM 08 March 2021
Closes 4pm 09 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHey

An exciting opportunity exists for an inspirational, future-focused educator to provide professional leadership to our Kura. The Board of Trustees invites applications from exceptional educational leaders who will bring our vision to reality and uphold our values of Painga, Manaakitanga and Mahitahi.

Taipa Area School is a composite co-educational school located on the shores of beautiful Taipa beach in Doubtless Bay. The roll of over 330 is predominately Maori and many whakapapa to Ngati Kahu as well as other local Muriwhenua iwi. They have access to an inclusive curriculum that includes bilingual and immersion opportunities.

Applicants should be able to provide evidence to show they have demonstrated high performance in all key areas of educational leadership and will –

  • Have in-depth pedagogical and NZ Curriculum knowledge
  • Have a commitment to Te Ao Māori, Tikanga Māori and Te Kotahitanga
  • Have the capability to lead and build capacity in our staff
  • Have effective business and financial skills, including familiarity with MOE compliance and guidelines
  • Build on the strong relationships with our stakeholders including whānau and iwi.

How to apply

Please request an application pack and application form from

Peter Gall
(021) 936 753

Vacancy reference #:1HAHey

Listed 1:10 PM 08 March 2021
Closes 4pm 09 April 2021

Taipa Area School NZ

School details

Taipa Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 331

School number: 2
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Physical address:
578 State Highway 10, Taipa

Postal Address:
578 State Highway 10, Taipa, 420