Mt Cook School (Wellington) Wellington

U4 principal / tumuaki

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 3:29 PM 29 November 2021
Closes 5pm 01 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HAReM

Here is your opportunity to lead a unique and vibrant inner-city Wellington school where belonging, curiosity and creativity matter.At Mt Cook School you’ll lead learning in a school with 35 different ethnicities, a roll of 265 students (Y1–8), and an awesome teaching and support team.As tumuaki you’ll enjoy our engaged and close-knit community, a highly supportive board, and skilled, committed staff. From our central city location, you’ll have easy access to the exciting and diverse activities the city has to offer.Leading Mt Cook School will give you:

  • The fun and satisfaction that comes from leading a school where you and the school team create an inclusive environment and really make a difference for tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau
  • The opportunity to lead where relationships and respect come first
  • A place to embrace your collaborative, low key management style
  • A once in a life time chance to teach, learn and celebrate in one of the most diverse communities in Aotearoa
  • The truly unique experience of leading a highly respected, well known and growing inner city school
  • A great foundation to build on as you take Mt Cook School forward
  • A school where you can innovate, take risks and proactively work to make sure teaching and learning meets student needs
  • A place where you can make learning a playful experience and lead play based learning
  • Engagement with colleagues, government agencies, and the wider education sector.

You can find out more about Mt Cook School herePosition commences term 2, 2022 or by agreement.

How to apply

For a confidential conversation about the benefits of this role and your next career move call Stu. To request an information pack email:

Stuart Birch
(04) 910 2206

Vacancy reference #:1HAReM

Listed 3:29 PM 29 November 2021
Closes 5pm 01 February 2022

Mt Cook School (Wellington) NZ

School details

Mt Cook School (Wellington)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 253

School number: 2918
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Physical address:
160 Tory Street, Wellington

Postal Address:
160 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011