Oratia School Auckland

Deputy principal

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:37 AM 28 September 2021
Closes 4pm 19 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPz5

We are seeking and innovative and collaborative leader to join our leadership team who has a commitment to the philosophy that every student should have the opportunity to achieve to the best of their abilities.

 The successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Future thinking, embraces technology and is excited about the possibilities it enables
  • Able to inspire and mentor others through their leadership style, hands-on approach and their shared work to enhance student achievement
  • Skilled at building relationships with school communities
  • Confident to implement effective assessment with the ability to analyse and use data to drive improved student outcomes
  • Has a good understanding of culturally responsive practices and is competent in te reo and tikanga Māori
  • Strong understanding of the NZ Curriculum and co-construction of a localised curriculum
  • The ability to plan strategically, co-ordinate teacher release, ancillary, duties timetabling, booking relievers and familiarity with Kāhui Ako processes is also advantageous.
  • Strength in administration of SMS systems (e-Tap) and school wide digital platforms eg: Seesaw.

Our deputy principals play a crucial role in implementing our core values throughout the school. They are adept at providing current and effective pedagogical leadership while having a collaborative and supportive demeanour with staff. 

Please let us know your areas of skill and competence and how they align with the aspects listed above, giving specific examples where applicable. 


How to apply

Application packs are available from our school website. Please send your CV and completed application form to:

Michelle Muir
(09) 818 6216

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPz5

Listed 11:37 AM 28 September 2021
Closes 4pm 19 October 2021

Oratia School NZ

School details

Oratia School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 543

School number: 1404
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Physical address:
1 Shaw Road, Oratia, Auckland

Postal Address:
1 Shaw Road, Oratia, Auckland, 604