You are warmly invited to apply for the permanent fulltime position of deputy principal at Papakowhai School. This position has six permanent management units and is fully released.
We seek an experienced person with strong leadership capabilities. The successful applicant will have proven ability to:
Build and sustain high trust relationships
Manage resources to achieve our vision and goals
Strategically think and plan
Empower others to grow in their leadership
Evaluate practices in relation to outcomes
Embody our school’s values
Show moral purpose, optimism, agency, and resilience
Attend to their own learning and wellbeing
Ensure culturally responsive practice and understanding of Aotearoa New Zealand’s cultural heritage
Show enthusiasm and enjoyment when working with children.
We are a positive, caring and supportive school. We value our staff as the most important aspect of our success as a school and we resource and support you accordingly.
We will provide you with opportunities to learn, grow and build your capability as a leader. If you are passionate about enhancing student outcomes, a keen learner and looking for a great place to lead and be valued, please apply.
Papakowhai School is a high decile, co-ed, Y1–8 state primary school located in the suburb of Papakowhai, 3km north of Porirua City. It was opened in 1976 and currently has 22 classrooms. In 2021 the school roll will grow to approximately 560 students. We have 30 full-time and part-time teachers and 20 support and afterschool care staff.