Manawatu College Manawatu/Whanganui

Tumuaki Tuarua | Deputy Principal - Culture

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Deputy principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
4MU + 1SMA

Listed 1:16 PM 08 November 2021
Closes 4pm 22 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR4X

Fixed-term position (time defined role) - 0.4 FTTE Teaching

We are looking for a dynamic Deputy Principal - Culture to support us with advancing and realising our vision of student success at Manawatū College. This new role has been created to sit alongside two other Deputy Principals (one with strategic responsibility for ‘Teaching’, the other for ‘Learning’).

Student learning and improvement is at the centre of everything we do, and we invite applications from educational leaders who have a deep understanding of the best practice required to raise achievement through effective pastoral care systems that enhance student wellbeing.

This fixed-term leadership opportunity would be suited to both emerging and experienced leaders who would like to contribute to the educational success of our learners. We would welcome your application if you have:

  • A commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, culturally responsive practice and te reo Māori. Strong connections to local iwi/ mana whenua would be an advantage
  • An ability to build teacher leadership through coaching and mentoring
  • A willingness to be reflective, to receive feedback, and to be open to learning
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills that foster positive relationships within the school and wider school community
  • A dedication to continuous improvement 
  • A passion for education that is inspiring, collaborative and forward-thinking
  • Experience with restorative practice and a commitment to build relationships in a way that enhances the mana of others 

Please state subjects. An ability to teach in learning support would be an advantage.

Application packs are available by email request from

To submit an application for this position, please email through 

  • A cover letter that outlines your strengths for this position
  • The completed application form
  • A copy of your C.V 

For more information about our school, please visit

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Matt Fraser, Principal
(06) 363 6550

Vacancy reference #:1HAR4X

Listed 1:16 PM 08 November 2021
Closes 4pm 22 November 2021

Manawatu College NZ

School details

Manawatu College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 260

School number: 205
ERO school report
View more on Education Counts

Physical address:
Ladys Mile, Foxton

Postal Address:
P O Box 62, Foxton, 4848