Huapai District School


West Auckland | Years 0 - 8 | Approx 500 Students

Huapai District School (HDS) is looking forward to welcoming a new principal who is able to see and embrace the ‘magic’ of the HDS community, who will continue fostering the strong relationships and educational excellence among our teachers, and who’s authentic and inclusive leadership will inspire the school forward into an exciting new chapter.

Huapai District School is a full primary school serving the Kumeu area in Northwest Auckland, a rapidly growing area of the greater city and is a member of the Whiria Te Tangata Community of Learning. The school currently has a roll of around 500 students, including those in our integrated Montessori Unit.

The Huapai Way is framed around creating an environment and culture where everyone (students and staff) is empowered to “be the best you can be”. This includes academic achievement, but also stretches beyond as the school aims to develop our students into well-rounded global citizens.

The successful applicant will be an approachable and knowledgeable educational leader who:

  • Lives our values and will embrace our school culture
  • Fosters a collaborative, high trust approach to leadership and is able to build capability and leadership in others
  • Values strong academic outcomes, alongside a well-balanced programme and a commitment to EOTC, the Arts, sports and wellbeing
  • Knows how to Honour and gives effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, valuing cultural diversity and our inclusive culture.
  • Can demonstrate skill and experience in the management of a school in the areas of finance, personnel, property and health and safety

If this sounds like you then we look forward to your application.

We would encourage you to visit our school and explore this amazing opportunity. Details to arrange this are on page 9 of the application pack.

Applications close 1:00 pm Thursday 6 June 2024

Position commences Term 4, Monday 14 October, or as negotiated.