Ngahinapouri School Waikato


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 10:04 am 10 May 2021
Closes 3pm 18 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKZJ

Ngahinapouri School is located in the small settlement of Ngahinapouri, 17km south west of Hamilton, with bush clad Mt Pirongia as a backdrop. It provides education for students in Y1–8.

The school’s mission is to provide children with opportunities to be confident life-long learners, ready to take a positive place in society. It aims to provide a comprehensive, effective and challenging educational experience that equips students with the skills, knowledge and attributes to succeed in the 21st century. Students are encouraged to try their best, follow and use the school virtues, be part of the school whānau, focus on the future and be resilient in everything they do.

We have a great teaching staff and are looking for an enthusiastic hands-on principal to steer us.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to develop and maintain positive, respectful and professional relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community
  • The skills to effectively manage finance, property and assets
  • An excellent knowledge of the NZ Curriculum and current best teaching practice
  • A collaborative leadership style and the ability to build and maintain a strong, cohesive team
  • Ability to lead a team to enhance student development and wellbeing
  • Proven success in accelerating student achievement and improving educational outcomes for all learners
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Confident in te reo and tikanga Māori. 

Position commences at the start of term 4, 2021.

How to apply

For an application pack please contact the school office at Applications to be sent to: Sally-Anne Gaudin (BoT Chair)

Chris Calver (consultant)
(021) 741 284

Vacancy reference #:1HAKZJ

Listed 10:04 am 10 May 2021
Closes 3pm 18 June 2021

School details

Ngahinapouri School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 182

School number: 1844
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Physical address:
1185 Kakaramea Road, Ngahinapouri

Postal Address:
1185 Kakaramea Road RD 2, Ohaupo, 3882