Te Horo School (Otaki) Wellington

U4 principal

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 12:12 PM 18 January 2022
Closes 3pm 15 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASRv

Te Horo School - 'growing great learners for today and tomorrow'

Principal. U4, roll 210, decile 9, Y1–8.

A brilliant leadership opportunity in a fantastic and popular school.

Te Horo School is a well-established, financially sound rural school with fantastic grounds and facilities, and an involved and supportive community. Te Horo School is located in the heart of the sunny Kapiti Coast serving the surrounding and expanding horticultural, life-style block and beach areas and is only 15-minutes to Waikane and 10-minutes to Otaki.

Our new principal will be a highly effective and successful leader who:

  • Has and inspires high standards and expectations in all areas of school life
  • Is a great listener and is passionate and innovative in their actions
  • Communicates actively and effectively with students, staff, parents and the wider community
  • Builds strong relationships across the whole school community
  • Demonstrates professionalism, has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the NZC and is up-to-date with current best pedagogical practice
  • Embraces our rural character and delivers on strategic direction
  • Can competently lead and manage the school's internal evaluation, personnel, finances, property and H&S requirements
  • Honours the principles and gives practical effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Come and join our enthusiastic, hard-working team and lead us in developing our students to be capable, resilient team-players and communicators who are all-round good citizens.

Job starts term 2, May 2, 2022.

How to apply

Please request an application pack from, and direct all enquiries to:

Kevin Palmer
(027) 470 5100

Vacancy reference #:1HASRv

Listed 12:12 PM 18 January 2022
Closes 3pm 15 February 2022

Te Horo School (Otaki) NZ

School details

Te Horo School (Otaki)

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 9
Roll: 186

School number: 3038
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Physical address:
124 School Road, Te Horo, Otaki

Postal Address:
124 School Road RD 2, Otaki, 5582.0