Tahuna Normal Intermediate Otago

Principal, U6

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 10:00 AM 23 June 2021
Closes 5pm 30 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMMJ

Tahuna Normal Intermediate School is a well resourced and successful school situated in the picturesque city of Dunedin. Tahuna is a vibrant and progessive school which has a proud history of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural achievement.

Tahuna, as a normal school, is in partnership with the University of Otago to provide high quality practicum for student teachers. 

Tahuna Normal Intermediate is the lead school for the Coastal Otago RTLB Cluster which serves 118 schools in the region.

Our principal is retiring and so the Board of Trustees seeks applicants for his replacement. 

We would like our new principal to build on the strengths of our current principal:

  • Be passionate about education, especially middle school education; and have an excellent understanding of current pedagogy.
  • Be an excellent communicator; personable, and visible within the school community and the wider community;
  • Have a collaborative approach to decision-making, fostering a team culture of strategic thinking and planned implementation;
  • Be prepared to lead and to make the tough or awkward decisions when required;
  • Be an inspirational team player who is approachable and caring and who possesses a good sense of humour;
  • Have proven skills in managing finances, property and administrative systems.

This is  an opportunity not to be missed, working with an enthusiastic, skilled and incredible staff alongside amazing children.

How to apply

For more information and/or to apply please go to vacancy link. For any queries, please contact our

Board Chairperson
(03) 455 3994

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAMMJ

Listed 10:00 AM 23 June 2021
Closes 5pm 30 July 2021

Tahuna Normal Intermediate NZ

School details

Tahuna Normal Intermediate

Type: Intermediate
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 561

School number: 3839
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Physical address:
31 Auld Street, Musselburgh, Dunedin

Postal Address:
31 Auld Street, Saint Kilda, Dunedin, 9012