Papakowhai School Wellington

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

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

Listed 1:45 pm 12 May 2021
Closes 5pm 02 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKec

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.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Mark Smith, Principal
(027) 466 9019

Download our application information
DP Application Information

Download our application form
Application Form 2021 v40

Vacancy reference #:1HAKec

Listed 1:45 pm 12 May 2021
Closes 5pm 02 June 2021

School details

Papakowhai School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 528

School number: 2946
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Physical address:
Spey Place, Papakowhai, Porirua

Postal Address:
Spey Place, Papakowhai, Porirua, 5024