Principal U4, Coastal Taranaki (Area) School, Decile 7, Year 0 – 13.

A brilliant career opportunity for leadership of our local area school on the famous and beautiful Surf Highway 45. Current roll 250 with further growth potential.

Coastal Taranaki School, located between mountain and sea in awesome Okato, is just a 20-minute scenic drive from New Plymouth and serves a very supportive, thriving rural lifestyle and farming community. Our vision is: 'Ma te whanua, te tamaiti e puawai – by the whole community, the child will blossom.'

You will be a passionate, innovative, energetic and collaborative leader and teacher with great interpersonal and communication skills who has an affinity for both the primary and secondary school sectors.

You are a person of integrity and empathy capable of analysing, interpreting and acting upon educational and management data to drive the progress, achievement and well-being of our students forward.

We offer enthusiastic learners, dedicated teachers and support staff, great grounds and fantastic facilities, a supportive Board and community and we are a financially sound school. School housing also available if required.

The successful applicant may be eligible for the Principal Recruitment Allowance of an additional $50,000pa.

Starts Term 1, Monday 29 January, 2018 or earlier by negotiation.

If you are ready for your next leadership opportunity and challenge - for an information and application pack please email: For all enquiries please contact Mr. Kevin Palmer, KP Educational Consultants phone: 0274-705-100.