Kauri Park School is a high performing North Shore school, celebrating children with a wide range of ethnic backgrounds in a caring, child-centred environment. It has a beautiful learning setting in a sun-drenched valley surrounded by native bush in the seaside suburb of Beach Haven.
This school is highly regarded by whänua and community and is well-positioned to provide outstanding 21st century learning. The school's motto '"Learning Fun Friendships" is underpinned by our values of 'Atäwhai– kindness', 'Manawanui–perservance', Ü Kaha–service'.
Children who attend Kauri Park School are educated in a manner that encourages them to be agentic, consider the wellbeing of others, accept differences, apply personal effort to aim for excellence and make our world a better place through social action.
Staff at Kauri Park School are conscious of preparing their children for a world that will require courage, inquiry, critical thinking, innovation and generosity to become productive global citizens.
The supportive and forward-looking board seeks a motivational, collaborative and inspirational leader who positively embraces modern teaching practices. This is a wonderful opportunity to lead the school and its community through the next stage of development. The tumuaki/principal will have the following attributes:
Committed to bicultural New Zealand and skilled at engaging and consulting with a diverse community
Focused on an engaging curriculum, modern pedagogy and inspirational use of digital technology
Adept at empowering, inspiring and building the leadership capability within the school
Proven ability to provide highly effective conditions for learning including the commitment to a wide array of extra-curricular activities
A strategic, lateral and visionary thinker
A sense of humour, strong communication and interpersonal skills, visibility and presence.
The position commences term 1, 2022.
How to apply
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