Temuka Primary School Canterbury

Principal U4

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 8:27 AM 02 August 2021
Closes 5pm 10 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANob

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our thriving school in one of South Canterbury’s best towns.

Our school plays a significant role in the wider Temuka community and is a contributing school to Opihi College. Founded in 1866, the school caters for students from Y0–6.

Our mission statement: We are an inclusive learning community, developing independent and confident learners through a rich curriculum, based on our ACER values of Acceptance, Caring, Excellence, and Respect.

Our Board, staff, retiring principal, students, and school community enjoy positive and supportive relationships. We seek a principal that will maintain and build on this strength into the future.

Our school community is seeking a leader who is:

  • Approachable and genuinely enthusiastic about interacting and engaging with the whole school community and our local community of schools
  • Skilled at building and maintaining highly effective relationships
  • Biculturally confident, with a knowledge of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te Ao Māori
  • Inclusive of all cultures, genders and abilities
  • Fosters a caring culture that nurtures the wellbeing of students and staff 
  • Sound judgement with a considered approach to all matters
  • A visionary educational leader (up to date with research and evidence-based pedagogy)
  • Confident and courageous
  • Models our school values and leads by example.

Our current, long-serving principal will be retiring at the end of the 2021 school year so this sought-after position will commence at the start of term 1, 2022.

How to apply

For more information or for an application pack, please contact:

Scott Shannon, Board Chair
(027) 672 6889

Vacancy reference #:1HANob

Listed 8:27 AM 02 August 2021
Closes 5pm 10 September 2021

School details

Temuka Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 247

School number: 2109
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Physical address:
9 Hayhurst Street, Temuka

Postal Address:
9 Hayhurst Street, Temuka, 7920