Commencing Term 1 2021

Decile 9  I  Year 0-3  I  Roll 18

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 26th July 2020, 5pm.

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