Pukeatua Primary School (Wainuiomata) Wellington

Principal / Tumuaki, U3

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, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 11:53 am 14 April 2021
Closes 4pm 07 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJre

Full primary, dual medium.

We are looking for a confident, experienced and innovative leader for our wonderful school, situated in Wainuiomata, Wellington. Pukeatua Primary School is a dual medium school catering for 5 to 13 year olds and offers both general classroom programmes and total immersion Māori. We have great students and whānau, dedicated, skilful staff and a supportive community.

Our new principal will embody our school values:

Whakaute – respect

  • Trustworthy, friendly and fair and builds strong, respectful, inclusive relationships with students, staff, BoT, whānau and community
  • Committed to being a visible and approachable principal and has the resilience and ability to manage conflict and other challenging situations effectively and respectfull.

Manaakitanga – caring and sharing

  • Empathetic, compassionate, collaborative and reflective in their practice, empowering of others, an active listener, excellent communicator with a great sense of humour
  • Creative, thinks ‘outside the box’, considers change carefully and is open to suggestions and new ideas that enhance teaching and learning.

Ngana – commitment

  • Dedicated, inspiring, innovative, future focussed and strategic, able to build a strong, shared vision
  • Proven organisational skills and has the ability to effectively manage finance, property, health and safety.

Tuakiri – identity

  • Knowledgeable of, values and has the skills necessary to support and celebrate Tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori across the school community
  • Values diversity and is able to work positively and confidently with the Pukeatua Primary School community to explore and build on our strategic direction, valuing what is currently in place
  • Real passion for teaching and nurturing our young people, knowledgeable of their diverse backgrounds and learning needs and a good understanding of what contributes to growing our children, academically and socially.

Job starts: Term 3, Monday 26 July 2021.

How to apply

For further information and to obtain an application pack please contact

School office manager
19 Frederick Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt
(04) 939 8356

Vacancy reference #:1HAJre

Listed 11:53 am 14 April 2021
Closes 4pm 07 May 2021

School details

Pukeatua Primary School (Wainuiomata)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 150

School number: 2846
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Physical address:
Frederick Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
19 Frederick Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, 5014