Mt Cook School (Wellington) Wellington


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 1:31 PM 04 October 2021
Closes 5pm 26 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQFf

Our amazing principal is leaving Wellington.

Mt Cook is a vibrant inner-city Wellington school with 35 different ethnicities and a role of 265 students ranging from Y1–8. We offer an engaged and close-knit community, a highly supportive board, and skilled, committed staff. From our central city location, we have easy access to the exciting and diverse activities the city has to offer.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Embraces innovation and is future-focused
  • Has strong pedagogical knowledge
  • Is kind, caring and inclusive and builds positive relationships
  • Is active, visible, and engaged with children
  • Is excited and confident about working with diverse communities that include both migrants and former refugees
  • Will empower our excellent teaching and support staff
  • Is a strong advocate for the school
  • Proactively fosters professional relationships with colleagues, government ministries/agencies and organisations across the wider community who are able to support our tamariki and their whānau
  • Has a relaxed management style with an open door policy.

Mt Cook School is committed to providing a warm, inclusive learning environment for all of our tamariki and rangatahi. We aim to inspire and promote curiosity, creativity and individual growth through academic, cultural and physical experiences and the development of social skills. We actively support play-based learning. We value and celebrate diversity.

Position commences term 1,  2022. 

How to apply

Please email for an application pack

Jo Hendy
(04) 385 9432

Vacancy reference #:1HAQFf

Listed 1:31 PM 04 October 2021
Closes 5pm 26 October 2021

Mt Cook School (Wellington) NZ

School details

Mt Cook School (Wellington)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 252

School number: 2918
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Physical address:
160 Tory Street, Wellington

Postal Address:
160 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011