Birkdale Primary School Auckland

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 12:30 PM 26 August 2021
Closes 5pm 20 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPHk

Birkdale Primary, founded in 1894, is a future-focused school on Auckland’s North Shore. The board is searching for a worthy successor to our long-serving, super principal who is leaving to engage in future challenges.

We seek an inspired and passionate educator with an inclusive and engaging leadership style. The successful applicant will have proven experience within a motivated leadership team and have qualifications that demonstrate that they are lifelong’ learners.

They will be respectful of the journey we have been on and will be committed to building on our proven strengths and develop positive relationships with our school community. They will actively support PB4L, will actively support Te Puāwaitanga, our special character Level 1 full Māori immersion (rūmaki) for our tamariki and whānau wanting to be educated in te reo me ōna tikanga.

They will also be supportive of and bring strength to the school’s continuing journey to refresh the New Zealand Curriculum including digital innovations, our valued EOTC, sports and cultural activities.

Our school's ideal principal will:

  • Be an inspiring strategic thinker who can also ‘walk the talk”
  • Have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Value and build on our bicultural and multicultural school ethos
  • Maintain our strong home/school partnerships
  • Promote 21st century learning in real world contexts and knows how to lift children’s achievement
  • Be energetic, visible and approachable with a great sense of humour
  • Have high expectations of self, staff, students and our community
  • Have sound knowledge and experience in modern pedagogy and the NZ Curriculum.

Our new principal will have the privilege of working in an environment with motivated, committed staff members, enthusiastic students, involved whānau and a very supportive board of trustees.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Ngaire Jermaine
(021) 119 3309

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPHk

Listed 12:30 PM 26 August 2021
Closes 5pm 20 September 2021

Birkdale Primary School NZ

School details

Birkdale Primary School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 222

School number: 1230
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Physical address:
10 Salisbury Road, Birkdale, Auckland

Postal Address:
10 Salisbury Road, Birkdale, North Shore City, 626