Haeata Vacancies 


Secondary (Years 9–13) Kaihautū Whakaako/Deputy Principal

7 MU & 2 MMA


Passionate about Education? Real teaching relationships? Thinking outside the box and problem solving? 


We are inviting applications from dynamic, talented, and highly motivated professionals for the role of Kaihautū Whakaako/Deputy Principal to lead our Secondary school. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with colleagues, provide leadership in the Secondary School and lead the kura’s Curriculum Committee.


Come and join a diverse and passionate ako/ learning & teaching team, working to push the boundaries of education and make a real difference for our ākonga and whanau. 


Take this opportunity to apply for a leadership role at Haeata and take that next vital step in your career progression. Join our great kaimahi as a member of a strong and focussed senior leadership team. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment, within a state of the art modern learning environment, with access to unlimited professional learning and development opportunities.


Applicants will need relevant experience in leading ako/teaching & learning underpinned by the requirements of New Zealand Curriculum. A commitment to ako/teaching and learning underpinned by Te Marautanga o Aotearoa would be an advantage. A strong understanding of assessment procedures in the senior school (NCEA), pastoral care (Year 9 - 13) and engagement with whānau is required.


The strategic focus for this role will be local curriculum design that ensures ākonga have choice and agency and are able to develop skills and discipline-specific knowledge over time.  A clear focus on ākonga/student engagement and achievement is imperative in this role.  


The successful candidate will:

  • Have significant leadership experience

  • Embody the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

  • Uphold the values of Haeata Community Campus

  • Have successful leadership experience and the ability to nurture leadership capability in others

  • Be confident in subject specialisation and curriculum integration

A strong commitment to culturally responsive and relational teaching approaches is essential.

Please see our website www.haeata.school.nz or contact Rebecca Wilson on 022 6466479 for further information.  We welcome visits to our kura.

Applications should outline your supporting subjects, strengths and experience

Applications close on Friday 1 October 2021 at 5:00pm.


Please send your curriculum vitae  and covering letter, to: jodibrown@haeata.school.nz