Wellsford School Auckland

Principal U5

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 10:05 AM 08 December 2021
Closes 12pm 26 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HARvU

The Wellsford School community is seeking a principal to lead us on the next part of our educational journey. We are looking for an experienced leader with excellent interpersonal skills, innovative educational pedagogy and effective leadership practices to take us into an exciting future of development.  

Wellsford School is a decile 3 U5, expanding school situated in close proximity to both the Kaipara Harbour and Mangawhai Heads. Boasting a supportive board, stable staff and positive community spirit, Wellsford School is an attractive option for an experienced or aspiring principal. Could this be you?

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an approachable leader, who naturally displays warmth, empathy, and a sense of humour with students, staff and community
  • Have well developed skills and understanding around effective restorative behaviour management systems
  • Show a commitment to genuinely student-centred culturally responsive practice
  • Have implemented effective, innovative educational leadership practices for a range of students
  • Be a NZ registered teacher with experience in managing and leading change
  • Demonstrate a commitment to te ao Māori
  • Be inspirational, dynamic and able to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships within the school and local community.

If this sounds like you then we look forward to your application.  Commencement date will be term 2, 2022. For a school visit, or inquiry, please contact the chairperson Deejay Korewha on (021) 176 9290.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Shawn Gielen
(027) 389 7385

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Vacancy reference #:1HARvU

Listed 10:05 AM 08 December 2021
Closes 12pm 26 January 2022

Wellsford School NZ

School details

Wellsford School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 440

School number: 1126
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Physical address:
47 School Road, Wellsford

Postal Address:
47 School Road, Wellsford, 900