Principal Application

The Taupo Community of Learning | Kāhu Ako is seeking an experienced principal for a leadership role fixed term 28th January 2023 to 28th January 2025 who can build productive collaboration to help the community meet its Achievement Challenges.

The role of Kāhui Ako Leader is:

  • An exciting opportunity to make a difference to the educational opportunities for learners in Taupo Community of Learning.
  • A great opportunity to work with your colleagues to support our leaders and teachers.
  • A chance to make a difference.

The purpose of this fixed term role: 

  • Offering leadership in building productive collaboration
  • Facilitating agreement around meeting shared achievement objectives
  • Supporting the professional growth of leaders and teachers
  • Offering leadership in the use of professional expertise across schools to meet share achievement objectives in collaboration with other Tumuaki/principals in the Community

Applications close: Monday 31st October

Please CLICK HERE for the Application Form

Here is the Role Description and Achievement Challenges 2022

Here is the Kahui Ako Leadership Role Information

Kāhui Ako Taupō – [email protected]



Across School Leaders


Applications are invited for two Across School Leader positions within the Kāhui Ako Taupō. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership in leading effective pedagogy across schools in the Kāhui Ako Taupō.

Applicants need to be fully registered, experienced, and teaching at least 0.60 in a classroom. The position will commence from Term 1, 2023.

There is also an expectation that you will have or develop capacity in other areas that support the goals of Kāhui Ako Taupo including: 

  • Knowledge of the Ngāti Tūwharetoa Education Strategy -  Ka ora Kāinga Rua and Tūwharetoa cultural competencies

  • Culturally Responsive and Relational Pedagogy

  • Hauora - Wellbeing

Please CLICK HERE for the Application Form

Here is the Role Description and Achievement Challenges 2022

Here is the Kahui Ako ASL Information 

Applications close: Friday 14th October 2022

 Kāhui Ako Taupō – [email protected]