Kauri Park School Auckland

Tumuaki/Principal (U5, Roll 413)

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 2:58 PM 09 July 2021
Closes 5pm 16 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAN9T

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

For an application pack or confidential enquiries, contact:

Stuart Myers, Myers Bruce Leadership
(021) 609 716

Vacancy reference #:1HAN9T

Listed 2:58 PM 09 July 2021
Closes 5pm 16 August 2021

School details

Kauri Park School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 413

School number: 1327
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Physical address:
16 McGlashen Place, Beach Haven, Auckland

Postal Address:
16 McGlashen Place, Beach Haven, North Shore City, 626