Evaluation Associates is 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 work full-time, to support the service across Canterbury and Otago. It is a fixed-term contract to commence at a time to be negotiated after 20 January 2020 and will run until 31 December 2020. 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 the 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 the 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 the ability to pick up new technologies.
How to apply
To apply please email Zofia Skrzynski, Project Co-ordinator; email@example.com or call (04) 260 4285 with your contact details and she will then provide you with the application details. Any questions about the role, please contact