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, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao
Situated in the beautiful Waimana Valley, Waimana School (established in 1908) offers an experienced leader the opportunity to lead our school and tamariki into the future.
Following consultation with our stakeholders, we seek a tumuaki who:
Places our tamariki at the heart of all decision-making and builds respectful relationships with them to foster their wellbeing
Expects excellence from our tamariki in their achievement in all areas of the curriculum, while developing innovation in learning programmes
Grow the unique place of te reo, tikanga Māori and waimanatanga within our dual medium school
Supports an inclusive environment to ensure success for all of our tamariki
Has credibility as an effective and innovative classroom practitioner
Displays expertise in developing the whole-child through the delivery of our local and unique curriculum, as well as recognising the importance of sporting, cultural, outdoor pursuit and arts opportunities
Possesses innovation and skill in integrating technology and science into teaching and learning programmes both inside and outside of classrooms
Develops and challenges our Y7–8 programme to ensure a successful transition to secondary education
Commits to being a visible and approachable tumuaki who forms strong relationships with our tamariki, community and staff, and embraces and integrates into community life within our valley
Operates in an open and transparent manner and will see listening as being an essential component of being a good communicator
Develops the capacity and capability of all staff to strengthen teaching practices and collaboration.