Matamata College Waikato

Principal - U7

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Principal

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

Listed 9:24 AM 13 July 2021
Closes 3pm 09 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANDF

Situated in the beautiful location of Matamata in the heart of the mighty Waikato. The role of Principal at Matamata College offers an experienced, future-focused and transformative leader the opportunity to lead our school and passionate staff into the future.

You will:

  • Be inspiring, energetic and an approachable leader who is passionate about our students and places them at the heart of your decision-making
  • Be kind, caring and have a sense of humour while ensuring our students maintain high standards throughout their endeavours
  • Model the values of integrity, collaboration, and loyalty while continuing to be open-minded and ethical
  • Recognise and celebrate the unique place of Te Ao Māori in our school’s understanding of Aotearoa and use Te Reo and tikanga Māori in your daily practice
  • Focus on the success of each of our students as individuals while ensuring the collective success of the overall student body
  • Role-model the school’s values and ensure our staff and students understand and adhere to our values
  • Pursue equity and excellence in achievement, both within the classroom and outside
  • Engage effectively with the community by being visible and a strong communicator
  • Have mana and gain the respect of students, staff, and the community
  • Have a clear vision for the future of the school that has been developed through collaboration with the Board, students, staff and community.
  • Be self-reflective with high emotional intelligence to ensure all decisions are in the best interests of our students and the ongoing growth of our school
  • Be innovative with pedagogical delivery and systems to support our student and staff wellbeing.

How to apply

Please email the Application Secretary for a copy of the Application Pack

Wayne Gribble
(021) 901 195

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HANDF

Listed 9:24 AM 13 July 2021
Closes 3pm 09 August 2021

School details

Matamata College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 747

School number: 124
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Physical address:
Firth Street, Matamata

Postal Address:
Private Bag 4070, Matamata, 3440