Waimana School Bay of Plenty

Tumuaki - 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, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 12:42 PM 09 September 2021
Closes 3pm 11 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPWr

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.

How to apply

For a copy of the application pack please email:

Wayne Gribble, Application Secretary
(021) 901 195

Vacancy reference #:1HAPWr

Listed 12:42 PM 09 September 2021
Closes 3pm 11 October 2021

Waimana School NZ

School details

Waimana School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 16

School number: 2057
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Physical address:
6 Raroa Road, Waimana

Postal Address:
6 Raroa Road RD 1, Waimana, 3196