Papakura High School Auckland

Director/Manager, Papakura High School Services Academy

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

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

Listed 12:06 PM 10 November 2021
Closes 4pm 26 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR9W

The Papakura High School Board wishes to recruit a multi-skilled and experienced individual to be responsible for the delivery, growth and further development of an academy programme for students at risk of disengagement with education. The programme has successfully completed its second year of operation in 2021.

A background in the NZDF is desirable.

Current New Zealand teacher registration is preferable but not a prerequisite for application.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • A genuine passion for working in a low decile school. Some experience of this or a similar environment is desirable
  • A background in working with Māori and Pasifika youth
  • A genuine passion and commitment to raising student achievement
  • High expectations of students
  • The ability and willingness to:
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest information technology
  • Facilitate or adapt to change in teaching methods
  • Work collaboratively in a team

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Simon Craggs, Principal, on

Start date is 25 January 2022 and finish date is the last day of Term 4, 2024, subject to renewal.


How to apply

Please send your cover letter and CV to:

Philippa Kaisser, Principals PA
Box 72-080, Papakura 2244
(09) 296 4400

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAR9W

Listed 12:06 PM 10 November 2021
Closes 4pm 26 November 2021

Papakura High School NZ

School details

Papakura High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 885

School number: 101
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Physical address:
Willis Road, Papakura

Postal Address:
P O Box 72080, Papakura, 2244