Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School West Coast

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 6:49 PM 25 November 2021
Closes 5pm 13 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARac

Kokatahi - Kowhitirangi School is a small rural school set in a picturesque location in a farming community. It has strong support from the local families and communities. Children are physically active and participate in a wide range of sporting activities. We are a well-resourced school and up to date with providing students with a 21st Century Future-Focused curriculum. 

Our school has two classes with excellent teacher-pupil ratios.

We follow the “Learn, Create, Share” model with Chromebooks for all our Y4–6 students to ensure collaboration on a wider scale. Our younger children have access to an individual iPad each for their learning purposes.

We use the principles of Building Learning Power in order to develop more confident, capable and enthusiastic learners. We are a Positive Behaviour for Learning school with high expectations of promoting respectful relationships between everyone involved at our school. 

At our school, we welcome, embrace and celebrate different cultures with an emphasis on the bi-cultural nature of New Zealand. 

We are financially sound with resources to support further improvements. 

Teachers at Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School are very dedicated and work exceptionally hard to provide a balanced, challenging programme that encourages and celebrates excellence, fosters independence and provides a wide range of learning opportunities. 

This is a great opportunity for an innovative leader with strong teaching abilities, proven leadership skills, the ability to work collaboratively with staff and the community and to build on previous successes. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Rachel Wright (BOT Chairperson)
(021) 023 25363

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARac

Listed 6:49 PM 25 November 2021
Closes 5pm 13 December 2021

Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School NZ

School details

Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 42

School number: 3398
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Physical address:
Upper Kokatahi Road, Hokitika

Postal Address:
Upper Kokatahi Road RD 1, Hokitika, 7881