Muriwai School Gisborne

Principal U1

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, Ngā Reo, Tikanga ā-iwi

Listed 8:37 AM 27 July 2021
Closes 3pm 08 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANbQ

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced, enthusiastic, innovative and qualified educational leader with extensive knowledge, skills and abilities to lead our bilingual school into the future.

Knowledge of our community and an in depth understanding of local iwi tikanga and kawa is desirable.   

The successful applicant will:

  • Display exceptional personal and professional standards at all times
  • Have extensive knowledge of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, the NZ Curriculum, national standards and 21st century teaching and learning pedagogy
  • Develop and implement an engaging curriculum based on student needs and interests, and provide student focused environments where all are encouraged and supported to achieve
  • Develop, lead, implement and evaluate effective methods to assess and monitor student achievement
  • Set high expectations for achievement and positive behaviour for students and staff
  • Have strong management and leadership skills which are transparent, inclusive, honest and consultative. Be a competent financial and operational manager of our school – organised, solution focused with effective reporting. Lead using experience to inspire and motivate others. Provide an open, safe and collaborative environment
  • Have excellent communication skills which display empathy and transparency
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen strong relationships across our school, community, whänau, hapu, iwi.
  • Support the board of trustees and develop strategic policies and procedures and be responsible for implementing these school wide.

If you can demonstrate the experience we need, put our children and community at the forefront of your decisions, we want to hear from you. 

Position commences term 3, 6 September 2021.

For an information pack please email the address below. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, completed application form and covering letter to:

Pip McLean, Presiding Member
(027) 351 9810

Download our application form
Application Form Muriwai School

Vacancy reference #:1HANbQ

Listed 8:37 AM 27 July 2021
Closes 3pm 08 August 2021

School details

Muriwai School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 28

School number: 2617
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Physical address:
1684 Wharerata Road, Muriwai, Gisborne

Postal Address:
1684 Wharerata Road RD 2, Gisborne, 4072