Tauraroa Area School Northland

Deputy principal–director of learning and teaching

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
5MU + Acting up allowance

Listed 11:33 AM 24 September 2021
Closes 4pm 22 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPvL

An outstanding educational leader is sought by our thriving (roll 520) rural school in Whangarei district.

The position will include (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities. The strengths and experience of the appointee will be considered when finalising details of the role. The job description will be reviewed and negotiated during the appointment process and on an annual basis.

The appointee will:

  • Contribute to senior management team decisions in all areas of school activity, including budget, property, school timetabling, staff appointments and general organisation
  • Serve as acting principal (0.4 FTE), should the current principal’s position as a kahui ako leader be renewed for a further 2 years from November 2021. An acting up allowance will be payable
  • Report regularly to the Board of Trustees
  • Maintain an ongoing programme of professional development, fulfilling school appraisal and teacher registration requirements
  • Teach classes as negotiated, if required. (Please state subjects and levels)
  • Lead school-wide learning and teaching including: curriculum development and implementation, assessment, staff professional development and support for students with extra needs
  • Manage the teacher attestation and registration processes, including the induction of new staff and beginning teachers
  • Manage aspects of school operation as delegated by the principal.


How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Grant Burns
PO Box 36, Maungakaramea, Northland, 0146
(09) 432 9599

Download our application form (also available from the school website)
Tauraroa Area School DP Application Form Sept 2021

Download our DP position information
DP job description Sept 2021

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPvL

Listed 11:33 AM 24 September 2021
Closes 4pm 22 October 2021

Tauraroa Area School NZ

School details

Tauraroa Area School

Type: Composite
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 518

School number: 12
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Physical address:
398 Tauraroa Road, Maungakaramea

Postal Address:
P O Box 36, Maungakaramea, 146