Paparimu School Auckland

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 2:24 PM 16 December 2021
Closes 5 pm 03 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HAS6h

Paparimu School – a full primary with 2 classrooms and approximately 40 students is situated in Paparimu beneath the Hunua Ranges, handy to Papakura, Pukekohe and Bombay.

Our wonderful Principal of the past eight years is heading off on a new adventure, leaving a long legacy for the new principal to further build and grow.

Paparimu School is a vibrant semi-rural school that has celebrated its rural heritage since 1899. Our new Principal should be a community minded person willing to be involved with community activities including AG Days.

There is a “small school” culture that the staff and community are proud of, and the new Principal would be expected to support this (see

In this teaching principal position, there will be 0.4 release, plus additional days to support the PLD of our new leader. The new principal will be expected to understand and respect our journey over the past decade and build on our many successes going forward.

Our new principal will be a:

  • Effective class teacher and a student-centred school leader.
  • Visible, approachable, engaged and available leader with great relationship skills and resilience
  • Fantastic communicator and collaborator with stakeholders.

To visit the school, make an appointment with Lynda by emailing

Applications should be as described in the application pack letter.

Contact Alan Jermaine for a chat about the process:

Interviews will be on Saturday, 19 February 2022. 

The position starts day 1, term 2 2022.

The application pack can be found on the KEA website

The application form must be obtained from Ngaire Jermaine of KEA Education at

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Ngaire Jermaine
(021) 119 3309

Vacancy reference #:1HAS6h

Listed 2:24 PM 16 December 2021
Closes 5 pm 03 February 2022

Paparimu School NZ

School details

Paparimu School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 36

School number: 1425
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Physical address:
3 Matheson Road, Paparimu, Papakura

Postal Address:
3 Matheson Road RD 3, Papakura, 2583.0