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Situated 1 ½ hours north of Auckland in the beautiful Bream Bay, Waipu Primary School is looking for an energetic and motivated professional to lead our team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and innovative leader with the following attributes:

  • proven effective senior leadership experience

  • strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders

  • the vision and aptitude to inspire and motivate others and help grow leaders

The successful applicant will have the skills to build on the existing strengths of the school and develop new initiatives to ensure a strong culture of ongoing teaching and broad-based learning success.

The ability to enhance and promote our school vision and values, as well as engage and work positively with students, staff and the community is essential.

We are looking for someone who can commit to furthering Te Reo and Tikanga Maori within our school whilst also fostering the unique history and culture of Waipu.

The ideal candidate will be someone who will support the development of e-learning and e-reporting.

Our new Principal can look forward to the support of a dedicated and stable staff, an engaged and active BOT and a vibrant, supportive community.

Enjoy the benefits of village living and a rural lifestyle, only 5 minutes away from the stunning Uretiti and Waipu Cove beaches.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.


Key dates for the appointment:

  • Applications close at 5.00 pm on 29 April 2019. 

  • Applicants will hear by 8 May 2019 if they go to interview on Sunday, 12 May 2019.

  • Position commences 22 July (day 1 of term 3, 2019), or earlier by negotiation.

Documents for the Application:

icon download 1 1. KEA Letter

icon download 1 2. Chairperson Letter and Person Description

icon download 1  3. Strategic Planning - Annual Plan 2019

icon download 1  4. Clean Slate Act

 icon download 1  5. Waipu Information


icon download 1  6. Gazette Advertising

The essential application form must be obtained from Ngaire Jermaine of KEA Education at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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