Purakaunui School Otago

Principal U1

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 2:05 PM 22 October 2021
Closes 4pm 12 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQex

Located amidst farmland and native bush, Pūrākaunui School sits in all day sunshine overlooking the ocean only 25 minutes from Central Dunedin and 5 minutes from amazing beaches. We enjoy 2 generous classrooms and a purpose-built library amongst spacious grounds ideal for learning and physical education opportunities. We are a Green Gold Enviroschool, with a focus on sustainability in all areas of school life, and take pride in caring for our environment. Check us out Pūrākaunui School. We have great tamariki, top staff, a supportive board and a welcoming active community. After many years of fabulous mahi, our much loved principal is moving on and we are now seeking a new teaching principal to lead us into the future, commencing term 1 2022. 

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative teacher and natural, visionary leader who:

  • Is visible, approachable and fully engaged with our tamariki, whānau and community
  • Will further develop and implement our localised curriculum, building the emphasis on tikanga and te reo 
  • Is excited to develop a new, engaging Y6–8 programme, while supporting our strong core teaching
  • Is passionate about teaching Y1–8 in a mixed-age setting
  • Has a strong pedagogical base
  • Has a love for the outdoors and environment.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

Please register your interest today by email and we will happily send you our application pack.

Jo Monks, Board Chairperson
(027) 408 3337

Vacancy reference #:1HAQex

Listed 2:05 PM 22 October 2021
Closes 4pm 12 November 2021

Purakaunui School NZ

School details

Purakaunui School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 20

School number: 3807
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Physical address:
8 Mihiwaka Station Road, Purakaunui

Postal Address:
8 Mihiwaka Station Road RD 1, Port Chalmers, 9081