Roll: 50+   Years 0-6

Situated on the coast 22 km east from Warkworth, Leigh School seeks a dynamic leader who will inspire our young learners and our fabulous staff. 

The appointee should be enthusiastic about working within a welcoming, close-knit coastal community.

We have a positive, nurturing culture and our school celebrates our respectful and capable learners. Our children are a delight and eager to learn. Our very capable board provides extensive support to pupils and staff.

Our principal should be a dedicated, future-focused "people person" who has sound communication skills and leadership experience. With 3.5 days per week in class we also expect the principal to be a highly skilled teacher.

Key Dates for the Appointment:

  • Applications close at 5.00 pm on 5 August 2019.

  • Applicants will hear soon after 21 August if they go to interview on Saturday, 31 August 2019.

  • The position commences early in term 4, 2019.

Documents for the Application:

icon download 1 1. KEA Letter

icon download 1 2. Chairperson Letter

icon download 1  3. School Description

icon download 1  4. Person Description

icon download 1  5. Clean Slate Act

icon download 1  6. ERO Report

icon download 1  7. Gazette Advertising

Application Pack

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..

Colin Andrews may be contacted for a confidential chat about the school - (021) 626 924.

School Website

Applicants should also study the school’s website on https://www.leigh.school.nz