Key Leadership Position: U1 Principal

Whenuakura School is a U1, decile 4; roll 40+, Year 1 to 6 rural school located on SH3 some 60kms from Whanganui, 90kms from New Plymouth and only 35km to Hawera. Students are drawn from the surrounding dairy farming district and the nearby township of Patea. The school is close to the river and coast with boating, water-skiing, swimming, fishing and diving popular along with a range of other outdoor pursuits.

The school is the centre of this well-established rural community where country values, positive relationships, the great outdoor environment and well-resourced facilities mean that quality teaching and learning are focused on each child’s personal excellence and achievement in all areas of school life.

Whenuakura School can offer the new Principal:

  • A great career opportunity
  • O.5 teaching and 0.5 release
  • Friendly country and small town kids
  • Experienced and dedicated staff
  • Financially sound, well-resourced school
  • The roll of 40+ has been growing
  • A supportive Board of Trustees

 Are you ready for this great opportunity and a new challenge?  Are you a great teacher and leader of learning with great personal skills?  If so, apply now!

Applications close Friday July 21, 2017. Position commences Term 4, Monday, October 16th, 2017 or by negotiation. Application packs are available from with all enquiries to Maria Dacre, KP Educational Consultants,, ph 0275-435-942.