Arakura School Wellington

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:07 AM 12 July 2021
Closes 9am 20 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANBJ

This is an exciting opportunity for a new deputy principal to join our dynamic and richly diverse school community.

We welcome applicants committed to professional growth, with the drive, and passion to realise our vision and strategic aims, providing all our students – in particularly our Māori, Pasifika, and children with additional learning needs – rich learning experiences, success and achievement, and lasting memories of their primary years, to treasure for all their lives. If this resonates, then we would like to hear from you.

Our deputy principal will have qualities including:

  • Proven successful leadership and teaching experience
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents, community, agencies and services
  • Culturally responsive, relational pedagogy
  • Commitment to enacting the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Demonstrates collaboration and inclusion
  • In-depth understanding of effective teaching and learning
  • Is flexible, innovative and creative
  • Ability to lead teacher development and curriculum design
  • Data literate – can analyse, interpret, and use data to lift student achievement.

There may be a teaching component.

We encourage you to visit our school. Please contact Rebecca Garlick, Office Manager on (04) 564 6920 to organise. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Tute Porter-Samuels
(04) 564 6920

Download our application form
Permanent DP Application Pack

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HANBJ

Listed 9:07 AM 12 July 2021
Closes 9am 20 August 2021

Arakura School NZ

School details

Arakura School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 138

School number: 2802
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Physical address:
209 Wellington Road, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 43023, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, 5048