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Ngâruawâhia Primary School No. 3 opened on            Monday 24th May 1965 with 8 classrooms and a roll    of 275.

A formal approach was made to Sir Bernard ,              Governor General of New Zealand and                        Dependencies 1962 - 1967, to name the school
after him. He agreed on 24th September 1965 and      on April 4th 1966 he officially opened Bernard              Fergusson School and became its Patron.

Bernard Fergusson School, at the behest of parents    and grandparents, translated to Bernard Fergusson      Bilingual School in 1986 and to Te Kura Kaupapa        Mâori o Bernard Fergusson on 1st February 1993.
 
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Tumuaki Position

Full time, Permanent

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao


Listed 25 October 2022
Closes 18 November 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HAXLW

 

Kia mihia koe e au, mōu i tono mō te tūranga tumuaki (U4) nei o Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Bernard Fergusson.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who can think innovatively and build on the wonderful āhua of our kura as a place that tamariki enjoy going to and learning te reo Māori, te reo Pākehā, me tō rātou tūranga i tēnei ao.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Take the time to get to know our tamariki and guide them to be outstanding contributors to their kura and hāpori.
  • Be an excellent listener and communicator.
  • Have proven experience in Kura Māori pedagogical leadership of tumuaki or senior leadership role.
  • Value student learning, wellbeing and achievement.
  • Have proven experience as a successful teacher, preferably experienced in a permanent role as a deputy principal and/or tumuaki.
  • Have proven experience of staff management, including the development, mentoring, appraising and managing of a high-performing team.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with tamariki, whānau, kaimahi and the hāpori. 
  • Be able to embed Tikanga Māori, Tikanga Kīngitanga, me ngā whakāro o ō mātou tūpuna into all aspects of the kura. 
  • You are well versed in Waikato kawa and how that is upheld at Tūrangawaewae marae.
  • Achieve strategic outcomes through consultation and collaboration, empowering staff to contribute to planning and solutions.
  • A strong, confident and innovative leader, able to inspire others and lead by example.
  • Be future-focused and innovative to enrich the learning experience and build capacity and wellbeing for kaimahi and tamariki.
  • Show a high level of operational and management expertise in an educational context.
  • Ability to grow and develop great teachers and leaders for our kura and the learning community. 

You will work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, kaimahi and hāpori to provide the most effective tamariki-centred learning environment.

How to apply

Please send your completed application for employment, written response to the key criteria (inside the Application for Employment), current CV, 3 referee reports and direct enquiries to:

Robert Naumann
nauedubiz@eol.co.nz
(021) 520 305

 

Staffing 2022

Leroy Morgan             Acting Principal   Tumuaki

Ariana Tarawhiti          DP/Y2    Manawaroa 1

Waru Roberts              Y7 & 8    Heramana

Tina Herangi              Y6         Akara Nui

Anaru Tarawhiti           Y5         Akara Iti

Mona Herangi             Y4         Te Ohonga Ake

Atareiria Tupaea         Y3         Manawaroa 2

Ariana Tarawhiti          Y2         Manawaroa 1

Tania Kearns               Y1         Manawanui 2

Kahu Paekau              Y0 - 1    Manawanui 1

Chanel Naera             Y0 - 1    Manawanui 1

Chris Holmes             English  Raukawa Fergusson

Kotiro Turner              Administrator

Lucille Maru               Librarian / Van Driver

Mario Wharakura      Caretaker / Groundsmen

Miruwai Heremia       Kitchen Manager 

Kura Rawiri                Kitchen Hand

Amuketi Samson       Kaiawhina

Mataapuna Samson  Kaiawhina

Turangawaewae Te Wiata     Kaiawhina

Hinetioro Heremia        Kaiawhina

 
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Board of Trustees 2022

  Trina Koroheke                Chairperson
 
  Hinekura Simmonds        Elected Parent Rep
 
  Mekayla Peneha             Elected Parent Rep
 
  Tara Kingi                        Elected Parent Rep
 
  Pourewa Ruri-Clarke       Elected Parent Rep
 
  Kahu Paekau                   Elected Staff Rep

  Leroy Morgan                  Acting Principal
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Rātaka Wāhanga Tuawha 2022
4 Nov  Kura tuakana kake maunga (Resilience kaupapa)
18 Nov Kura athletics day
12 Dec End of year reports sent home
16 Dec  Kura prize giving 2022
  Kura closed 

Contact Us

ADDRESS


POSTAL:
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Bernard
Fergusson, 53 Duke Street, Ngaruawahia 
PO Box 80, Ngaruawahia, 3742
PHONE 0064 7 8248099
EMAIL office@bernardfergusson.school.nz
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