Whakatane Intermediate Bay of Plenty

Syndicate leader - bilingual

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Syndicate leader

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

Listed 1:16 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 12pm 19 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR6X

Whakatane Intermediate School (U6, Decile 4) is looking to appoint a permanent, full time Syndicate lead position to begin in Term One, 2022.  Whakatane Intermediate is a PB4L School, identifies with CRRP and it’s principles, runs Y7–8 composite classes, and is proud of its Bi-Cultural Environment.  

We are looking for an energetic, innovative and self motivated educational leader who has a passion for the unique nature of the emerging adolescent.  An indepth curriculum knowledge and understanding of the learning progressions, knowledge of using digital devices for education and a commitment to leading professional learning are considered essential for the successful applicant.  

Our syndicate leaders play a crucial role in embedding our mission statement and core values throughout the school.  They have a strong voice in the development of educational pedagogy and practice within the school.   They need to have a strong desire to grow their leadership, a focus on improving student achievement and be at the forefront of growing best practice within their teams.

The focus of this syndicate is around Te Reo Māori and Tikanga, and is a significant part of the learning programme. An understanding and knowledge of Māori Culture and a desire to support the kaupapa is considered essential to lead in this syndicate.

The successful applicant needs to have a collaborative approach, the ability to build strong relationships with whanau, belief in being a learner themselves and be able to contribute to a friendly and caring staffroom culture. A commitment in contributing to the school’s strong co-curricular programme would also be of interest.  

How to apply

For an application pack please contact Cheryl Delahunty. Queries about the position and / or school visits are welcomed.

Cheryl Delahunty, Principal's PA
(07) 308 6480 ext 3

Vacancy reference #:1HAR6X

Listed 1:16 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 12pm 19 November 2021

Whakatane Intermediate NZ

School details

Whakatane Intermediate

Type: Intermediate
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 545

School number: 2082
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Physical address:
101 James Street, Whakatane

Postal Address:
James Street, Whakatane, 3120