Staff Vacancy

Whanau Leader (2 MU) Are you interested in an opportunity to teach and learn in a collaborative learning environment where we all are “Learning to Grow : Growing to Learn”?  Does the possibility of working collaboratively with colleagues in a leadership role bringing out the strengths of everyone for the benefit of everyone, inspire and excite you? Take the next step in your career by joining us on the adventure of developing our dynamic school. We have a permanent whanau leadership position for 2018.  We know it will be highly sort after.

Applications close Friday 20 October at 9am. 


Please submit a CV, letter of application and names and contact details of three referees to Mary Wilson, Principal


Application Information

What is a Whanau Leader?

A facilitator, a mentor, a teacher, a learner, part of a team leveraging off collective and individual strengths for the benefit of learners.

A person who:

  • Models our six core values every day
  • Loves people and is focused on the well being of the whole person
  • Builds strong working relationships with the total staff so the school functions effectively as a whole
  • Is an authentic person, rather than a position
  • Takes overall responsibility for tone, planning, assessment and reporting for their Whanau
  • Has a strong working content knowledge and effective pedagogy of the current literacy and numeracy practices across the curriculum
  • Wants to grow in leadership skills and open to learning
  • Takes responsibility for the performance management system implementation of all teachers/ learning assistants in the Whanau.
  • Is strategically organised and forward looking (modelling meeting deadlines before expecting others to) managing themselves as a professional
  • Ensures open communication between colleagues and between school and wider community