Central Regional Health School Wellington

Principal / tumuaki U7

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Principal

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

Listed 3:47 PM 13 October 2021
Closes 5pm 15 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQTq

Central Regional Health School is seeking a principal with a passion that fosters quality educational outcomes. Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, s/he will build positive relationships with students, staff and the school’s community. Our new principal will be empathetic, energetic, innovative and a strong advocate for the diverse needs of our students. 

The school provides education for students in the lower half of the North Island who are unable to attend school for health reasons. We also provide education for students at Te Au Rere a te Tonga, the youth justice residence in Palmerston North, Epuni Care and Protection residence in Lower Hutt, and a cluster of mental health, forensic and intellectual disability units in Porirua. Overall we have 15 sites with 316 ākonga aged 5 to 20 years. We are a decile 1 school.

Working with a supportive Board, we are looking for a strong, creative leader who will:

  • Nurture and maintain the unique character of the school
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Lead and drive the building of staff cultural capabilities and competencies
  • Promote and support inclusive practice for students with diverse needs
  • Be a skilled communicator and advocate of inclusive and accessible education for all ākonga
  • Be committed to ākonga and staff well-being
  • Harness the strengths of our senior leadership and teaching teams across a wide geographical area
  • Lead and promote effective pedagogy across the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Engage widely with communities of interest and government to advocate for the needs of our students
  • Have strong operational leadership and management skills. 

Position commences at beginning of term 2, 2022.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

John Russell, Evaluation Associates
(027) 410 3329

Vacancy reference #:1HAQTq

Listed 3:47 PM 13 October 2021
Closes 5pm 15 November 2021

Central Regional Health School NZ

School details

Central Regional Health School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 23

School number: 1630
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Physical address:
97-99 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 9349, Marion Square, Wellington, 6141