Evaluation Associates Northland

Leadership advisor - Tai Tokerau

General, Leadership advisor

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 10:24 am 26 September 2019
Closes 12pm midday 23 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zX9

We are contracted by the Ministry of Education to provide an individual support service for principals, with focus on beginning principals/ngā tumuaki. We currently have 34 leadership advisors supporting over 400 beginning principals/ngā tumuaki and additional experienced principals across the schooling sector from primary to secondary. In each region this work is supported by a regional management group with representatives from Evaluation Associates, the regional Ministry office and local principal associations. 

We seek a leadership advisor, to support the service primarily in Tai Tokerau with a small component of time in the Auckland region. While we seek someone full-time, we will consider applications for a different FTE. Secondments for current practising principals will be considered.

The successful applicant for this role will:

  • Have recent successful school principal experience in New Zealand schools or kura
  • Have a disposition and demeanour which garners principals' trust and confidence
  • Have skills and disposition to effectively coach principals to develop their leadership
  • Have strong commitment to supporting schools to raise achievement for every student
  • Have strong commitment to supporting beginning principals/ngā tumuaki to achieve success in their role
  • Have strong commitment to supporting experienced principals with tailored support
  • Be open to learning and growing professionally
  • Be a team player–with ability to collaborate with the other leadership advisors, the Ministry of Education and local principal groups
  • Be a clear communicator (oral and written)
  • Have ability to coach leaders in their leadership enquiries and to effectively problem-solve when issues arise
  • Be a highly competent IT user–including use of standard tools such as Word and Excel,also have ability to pick up new technologies.

How to apply

To apply for the role, please email Zofia Skrzynski, Project Co-ordinator on or call (04) 260 4285 with your contact details and she will then provide you with application details. Any questions about the role, please contact

Diane Manners, National Manager Leadership Services
(021) 875 330

Vacancy reference #:1H9zX9

Listed 10:24 am 26 September 2019
Closes 12pm midday 23 October 2019

Organisation details

Evaluation Associates

Location: Northland