Paerata School - Perseverance. Achievement. Excellence.

Deputy Principal - Leader of Learning 3MU

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative, forward-thinking and collaborative educator with proven leadership experience to join our senior leadership team as we move forward on our journey to relocate our school to a new site in 2021.

You will display a high level of professionalism and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Important qualities for us include a positive growth mindset and willingness to learn and grow as a leader.

You will have an in-depth understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, collaborative practice, leadership coaching and view education through an inclusive, culturally responsive lens. 

You will lead teaching and learning, so your ability to inspire, motivate and mentor others is crucial.

We have a strong team culture and leadership is distributed throughout our school. There will be times when you lead and there will be times when you work as part of a team led by others.

Experience with PB4L, restorative practices and Universal Design for Learning would be beneficial. A good sense of humour is a must. 

This role will provide an opportunity for you to bring your skills to complement our existing team and support our staff and students to achieve our vision and contribute to the schools on-going success.

This position will initially be fully released in 2021 with some teaching components negotiated as the roll grows.

School visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Application Letter - Person Specification/ Criteria for Appointment

Deputy Principal - Leader of Learning Job Description

Please send a cover letter along with the application pack here


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25th September

Applications close

23rd October at 5pm


30th October


7th November 

(Saturday End of Week 4 Term 4)

Decision and contacting applicants
8th November