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 12:33 PM 12 January 2022
Closes 12pm 03 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASLZ

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 our 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 (and have fun doing it!).  

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 small teaching component with this position (to be determined, but probably 0.2). 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 2. 

If you require further information please contact the Board Chair, Cherie (phone and email listed below).

How to apply

For an application pack please contact: Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Cherie Prystie, Board Chair
(022) 658 2800

Vacancy reference #:1HASLZ

Listed 12:33 PM 12 January 2022
Closes 12pm 03 February 2022

Motupipi School NZ

School details

Motupipi School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 64

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

Postal Address:
435 Abel Tasman Drive RD 1, Takaka, 7183.0