View Road School Auckland

Tumuaki / 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 12:25 PM 16 September 2021
Closes 5pm 15 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPgK

View Road School is a forward-thinking, bi-cultural Waiuku school Y1–8, roll 164, with a high number of Māori students. The school has strong connections with Ngaati Te Ata and te reo and te ao Māori are integrated into learning programmes, supported by local iwi. It has a spacious learning setting, bordering the Botanic Reserve and upper reaches of the Waiuku River. This school is strongly whānau-focused, highly regarded by the community, and provides outstanding 21st century learning. The school is a hub for the provision of technology education for local primary schools.

The vision for the school is simple. A place where children and teachers strive to be the best they can be, where they feel challenged, can innovate, make mistakes and safely achieve great things. A place where good friends are made and great stories told. A place where teachers and children gain a greater understanding of the world around them, discover our nation’s heritage, and celebrate who we are and where parents play an active role in supporting their children’s learning.

The supportive and forward-looking board seeks a motivational, collaborative and inspirational leader who positively embraces modern pedagogy. This is a wonderful opportunity to lead the school and community through the next stage of development. 

The principal will have the following attributes: 

  • Committed to bicultural Aotearoa, New Zealand and skilled at engaging whānau and consulting with local iwi and a diverse community
  • Focused on an engaging curriculum, modern pedagogy, and inspirational use of digital technology
  • Committed to staff and student well-being and positive behaviour practices
  • Adept at empowering, inspiring, and building the leadership capability within the school
  • Proven ability to provide highly effective conditions for learning including a wide array of extra-curricular activities
  • A strategic, lateral, and visionary thinker
  • A sense of humour, strong communication and interpersonal skills, visibility and presence.

The position commences term 1, 2022.

How to apply

For an application pack or confidential enquiries, contact:

Stuart Myers, Myers Bruce Leadership
(021) 609 716

Vacancy reference #:1HAPgK

Listed 12:25 PM 16 September 2021
Closes 5pm 15 October 2021

View Road School NZ

School details

View Road School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 166

School number: 1545
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Physical address:
View Road, Waiuku

Postal Address:
16 View Road, Waiuku, 2123