Kaitaia Abundant Life School Northland

Acting principal

Certificated teacher, 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 2:29 PM 21 October 2021
Closes 8am 16 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQdN

Our school has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and motivated leader who wants to see the potential of each student and staff member in our school here in the heart of the Far North of Aotearoa New Zealand truly shine. 

The successful candidate will be the acting principal for terms 1–3 of 2022 whilst our current principal is on sabbatical leave. As the acting principal of this amazing area school of 260 students, you will have the opportunity to lead a dedicated, successful and talented team of teachers; work alongside wonderful, supportive and aspirational students, whānau and church whilst successfully progressing the school's strategic direction. 

Team. Whānau. Life. Fun. Faith. Humility. Honour. Excellence. Identity. These summarise who and what we are. To this end, we are seeking someone who loves the Lord, has excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate well to a wide range of people; someone who is a team player, has a good sense of humour, possesses a good understanding of the beautiful mix of Christianity and te ao Māori, is teachable and able to continue the flow of this waka. A sound understanding of the NZ Curriculum is essential to ensure the success of all of our students. 

This position starts term 1, of 2022 and ends at the end of term 3, 2022.  It includes the high priority staff allowance; possible travel assistance may also apply.

A strong alignment with our school’s unique special Christian character is essential. 

Please note that the start and end dates in this advert may differ as we have not yet set our term dates for 2022. The successful applicant will also be required at our annual staff muster which is usually 2 days before the term start.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Sky Ropati
(09) 408 2671

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQdN

Listed 2:29 PM 21 October 2021
Closes 8am 16 November 2021

Kaitaia Abundant Life School NZ

School details

Kaitaia Abundant Life School

Type: Composite
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 255

School number: 238
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Physical address:
11 North Road, Kaitaia

Postal Address:
P O Box 246, Kaitaia, 441