We are contracted by the Ministry of Education to provide an individual support service for principals, with focus on beginning principals/ngātumuaki. We currently have 34 leadership advisors supporting over 400 beginning principals/ngātumuaki 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 region. It is a fixed-term contract to commence at a time to be negotiatedas soon as possible after 18th January 2021until 31st December 2021. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: