Evaluation Associates Auckland

Leadership advisor – Auckland

General, Leadership advisor – Auckland

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

Listed 3:21 pm 22 September 2020
Closes 12pm 20 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABan

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 work full-time in the Auckland regionIt is a fixed-term contract to commence at a time to be negotiated as soon as possible after 18th January 2021 until 31st December 2021While 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 in their leadership
  • Have a strong commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Have a strong commitment to supporting beginning principals/ngā tumuaki to achieve success in their new role and raise achievement for every student
  • Have a strong commitment to supporting experienced principals with targeted and tailored support
  • Be open to learning and growing professionally
  • Be a team player – with the ability to collaborate with the wider team of 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 inquiries and to effectively problem-solve when issues arise
  • Be a highly competent IT user – including the use of standard tools such as Word and Excel – and also have the ability to quickly 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

Job description
Leadership Advisor job description 2020 Oct Auckland

Vacancy reference #:1HABan

Listed 3:21 pm 22 September 2020
Closes 12pm 20 October 2020

Organisation details

Evaluation Associates

Location: Auckland