Thank you for your interest in the Tumuaki/Principal position at Te Aratai College. The following Recruitment Pack will provide you with information about the school and the Tumuaki-Principal role, what the community are seeking, and how to apply for the position.

This Pack is made up of the following documents:

Tumuaki-Principal Advertisement

Recruitment Timeline

Student Video

Letter from Board Presiding Member

Letter from Leaving Tumuaki-Principal

School Description

Full Community Consultation

Tumuaki-Principal Position Description

Application Form

To download the full Recruitment Pack, please click here.

To download the Application Form as a Word document, please click here.

Terri Johnstone from Catalyst for Change Ltd. is supporting this process as an experienced recruiter, working alongside the Board of Trustees to ensure we get the right person and best fit for the role. To apply, please read through the recruitment pack and submit your completed application to Catherine Hay, at the address below. Your email should include a completed Application Form, CV, and a Covering Letter speaking to your competencies as outlined in the Advertisement and Pack.

For any enquiries, or to arrange a time to be shown around the school, please contact:
Finlay LairdBoard Presiding Member


Please send your completed application to:
Catherine Hay – Supporting Recruiter

Please note that applications close on Sunday the 15th of October at 5pm.