Commencing Term 3

Decile 9  I  Year 0-3  I  Roll 18

.4FTE Teaching .6FTE Leadership

The Waikaia Valley is one of Southland’s best kept secrets, with its glistening snow topped mountains, tussock grasslands and beautiful rivers as the backdrop to a strong rural farming community.

We are an energetic and ambitious school with supportive parents and BOT. We are seeking a highly professional and passionate teaching principal who aligns themselves with our strong school values:

  • Family/Whanau

  • Appreciation

  • Integrity

  • Strength

  • Achievement

  • Innovation

  • Kindness

Along with demonstrated management skills, furthering these values will require:

  • A proven ability to manage change and influence culture

  • Astute communication skills that enhance the relationship between the school and its community.

  • An educational leadership style that inspires, is clearly visible and role models and enhances our school values.

  • Highly effective classroom teaching ability with in-depth knowledge of current curriculum and best practice, ability to plan, assess, deliver and report.

For an application pack email us at:

We invite and encourage applicants to visit our school.


Phone: 027 487 4677 to make an appointment with our BOT chair Morgan Horrell.

Applications close Friday 22nd May 4pm.

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