KingsWay School Auckland

Assistant head of primary school (Y1-6)

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Assistant principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
3MU + 1MMA

Listed 1:48 PM 08 July 2021
Closes 9am 09 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAN69

KingsWay School is a Christian community of learning that nurtures young people towards their full potential as servant leaders in the Kingdom of God. We are located in Orewa on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast, with a Junior Campus which overlooks the estuary and surrounding area.

KingsWay is a high achieving, growing, state integrated Christian school catering for Y1–13 students, with a current primary school roll of 540 and a total roll of 1600 students.

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced educational leader who is passionate about combining their strong personal Christian faith with educational leadership in our primary school. We seek a leader with a proven track record of providing supportive educational excellence to continue our ongoing success.

An important condition of employment is to uphold and support our special Christian character, including how this translates to supporting and growing our students’ faith. You will enjoy contributing and promoting Biblical Worldview instruction and you will protect and enhance our Christian character.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • A thorough understanding of the developmental and academic needs of primary aged students
  • The ability to build strong personal, community and team relationships around you through collaborative leadership and exceptional communication
  • A sound understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, including curriculum development
  • Evidence of enhancing educational outcomes for Y1–6 students
  • The ability to inspire and support primary school teachers to grow and develop professionally.
  • A commitment to upholding and modelling biculturalism
  • Efficient organisational skills
  • Competence in working across a range of IT platforms.

You will be supported by dedicated Christian leaders and teachers, an experienced executive and senior management leadership team.

Previous applicants will be considered and need not re-apply. School tours are welcome.

Applications from NZ registered teachers who are suitably qualified and experienced leaders and teachers.

How to apply

An application form is available via vacancy link. Please ensure you upload a copy of your CV and a cover letter as well as completing the application form. If you have any queries please contact

Julia Kinzett, HR Manager
(09) 427 0907

Referee Report for Assistant Head of Primary School - 3 Referee Reports to be completed and submitted
KingsWay School Referee Report for Assistant Head of Primary School Jun21 v2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAN69

Listed 1:48 PM 08 July 2021
Closes 9am 09 August 2021

School details

KingsWay School

Type: Composite
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 1589

School number: 432
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Physical address:
100 Jelas Road, Red Beach

Postal Address:
P O Box 54, Red Beach, 945