Motupipi School Tasman/Nelson


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 8:52 AM 06 December 2021
Closes 12pm 20 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARps

Teaching principal U2.

Motupipi is a friendly go ahead rural primary school, (Y1–6), which values its children and offers stimulating learning programmes. The school is set amongst Mohua, Golden Bay’s beautiful countryside with beaches and National Parks on our doorstep. Our school, with a roll of 80 students, has spacious playing fields and a heated swimming pool. As an EnviroSchool, we are proud of its mature trees and well developed garden. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic and innovative leader with proven leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the school and community.  

We are seeking a child-centred and community focused principal who has a clear commitment to inclusive, inspiring and dynamic education in a rural setting. There is a .3 teaching component with this position. In this role you will continue to enhance and promote our school vision and values as well as engage and work positively with staff, students and the community. You will be cognisant and supportive of te reo and Matauranga Māori within the school curriculum. 

As the successful applicant you will understand the importance of ensuring the emotional needs of the children are met and you will be open to seizing the teachable moments. You will be actively involved with the children and embrace an open door policy.  

This position will begin as soon as practicable, and preferably term 1, 2022.

For an application pack please contact:  

If you require further information please contact the Board Chair, Cherie Prystie:

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Anita Winterburn
435 Abel Tasman Drive, Motupipi
(03) 525 9986

Vacancy reference #:1HARps

Listed 8:52 AM 06 December 2021
Closes 12pm 20 December 2021

Motupipi School NZ

School details

Motupipi School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 85

School number: 3207
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Physical address:
435 Abel Tasman Drive, Motupipi, Takaka

Postal Address:
435 Abel Tasman Drive RD 1, Takaka, 7183