Hukarere Girls’ College Hawke's Bay

Head of Rumaki

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

Te reo Māori

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 5:34 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 4pm 15 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQvB

Unique opportunity in new Head of Rumaki (Total Immersion) role

Nō mātou nei te honore. He Kaupapa whakaihihi tenei! 

A fantastic opportunity awaits a dedicated specialist with the creation of the new role Head of Rumakii (Total Immersion) at Hukarere Girls’ College.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of tikanga and view education through Te Mihinare. This position is brand new and requires a    go-getter who can create a structure and tailor-made curriculum to allow our students to thrive and connect with their heritage. Fluency in te reo is a requirement.  This initiative will begin with the junior school.

Hukarere Girls’ College has had a rich and extensive history, steeped in Te Ao Māori and Anglican traditions.  We strive to uphold the Anglican values of Aroha, Kotahitanga, Manaakitanga, Tautoko, Whakapono and Whanaugatanga which are intrinsic to our learning and teaching.

Set in the picturesque Eskdale, 15 minutes from Napier City and an easy drive from Hastings and Havelock North, Hukarere is nestled in a beautiful rural setting, conducive to learning and overall wellbeing. We have a mix of day students, who travel to school by bus, and boarders.

Our new management team of experienced educationalists are reshaping the curriculum to ensure it is authentic and progressive.  Despite a growing roll, classes are kept at a minimum to ensure our kohine receive personal attention both in and out of the classroom.

You will be joining a team of highly skilled, passionate, and supportive professionals who are committed to ensuring that our kohine get the best possible education available to them. 

The position has two permanent management units.

Application forms can be requested at  

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Shona West, Principal
(06) 835 8452

Vacancy reference #:1HAQvB

Listed 5:34 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 4pm 15 November 2021

Hukarere Girls’ College NZ

School details

Hukarere Girls’ College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Female
Decile: 2
Roll: 78

School number: 435
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Physical address:
17 Shaw Road, Eskdale

Postal Address:
17 Shaw Road RD 2, Napier, 4182