Te Uku School Waikato

Principal / Tumuaki U3

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 9:45 AM 12 October 2021
Closes 2pm 10 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQRD

An exciting opportunity as principal / tumuaki has become available at our wonderful, successful, small rural school. We are looking for an inspirational leader, with exceptional leadership skills who has the wellbeing of staff and students at the centre of their leadership and is passionate about students’ learning. Someone who will bring new initiatives, while nurturing our school's strengths, and who will commit to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all our students.

We need someone with enthusiasm, and with the personality and skills to create a positive environment within the school and wider community.

The school was founded in 1875 and has very strong links to its community, with members of succeeding generations in attendance. We are situated 10 minutes from Raglan on SH 23 and 35 minutes from Hamilton.

We are looking to appoint a leader who:

  • Is a proven and successful inspiring educator, with excellent people leadership skills and with high expectations for self, staff, and students
  • Has a collaborative leadership style that encourages staff to grow professionally to promote equity and excellence throughout the school
  • Embraces our unique character as a vibrant rural school with strong community spirit
  • Has excellent curriculum and teaching knowledge and the ability to deliver an innovative, future focused curriculum that connects the school strongly to its local community
  • Is culturally responsive and inclusive
  • Is visible, open, and approachable, an excellent communicator, and has the ability to build and sustain strong positive relationships with staff, students, whānau, BOT and the community
  • Is resilient, adaptable, and reflective, and has high emotional intelligence. 

If this sounds like you, please apply.

Appointee commences term 1, 2022.

How to apply

For an application pack or to send your CV and direct enquiries contact:

Glenn Rowsell, BOT Appointment Advisor
(021) 213 7992

Vacancy reference #:1HAQRD

Listed 9:45 AM 12 October 2021
Closes 2pm 10 November 2021

Te Uku School NZ

School details

Te Uku School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 119

School number: 2024
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Physical address:
3436 State Highway 23, Raglan, Te Uku

Postal Address:
Counter Delivery, Te Uku Postcentre, Te Uku, 3266