Kakatahi School Manawatu/Whanganui

Principal U1

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 10:56 am 25 May 2021
Closes 5pm 05 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAL6J

An inspiring sole charge principal U1, decile 2, Y0–8, Commencing term 4 2021. 

Our principal is departing for retirement and we are now searching for another inspiring leader.

Kakatahi School is a well established and highly regarded primary school on the Parapara Road State Highway 4 just 56 km north of Whanganui. This is a sole charge multi-level teaching and principal position with support staff and teacher release. There are currently 9 students on the roll. 

Our community has a strong desire and focus to find a capable professional leader and classroom teacher to continue to foster our values and our localised curriculum.

We seek a professional who is experienced at leading a learning community and who will improve upon our current successes.

 Our new principal will be :

  • An experienced and effective classroom practitioner
  • Form and maintain sound relationships with our school community
  • Be a skilled communicator and collaborator with the staff, the students and the community
  • Lead by example and be an approachable professional
  • Exhibit a passion for initiatives to improve outcomes for students
  • Have a sound knowledge of Māori worldview and cultural integration
  • Be up-to-date regarding schoolwide implementation of digital learning
  • Be inclusive and visible, with a great sense of humour. 

If this sounds like you, then we look forward to your application.

This position commences Monday 18 October 2021.

How to apply

Information and Application forms are available by email:

Chris Dibben, MoE Appointed BOT Chairperson
(06) 342 9605

Vacancy reference #:1HAL6J

Listed 10:56 am 25 May 2021
Closes 5pm 05 July 2021

School details

Kakatahi School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 9

School number: 2375
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Physical address:
4315 Parapara Road, Kakatahi

Postal Address:
Parapara Road RD 3, Whanganui, 4573