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Evaluation Associates is a New Zealand-wide company with recognised expertise in a range of education consultancy services. We seek a highly motivated and capable educational leader with skills to support principals/ngā tumuaki to impact positively on student outcomes.
Evaluation Associates has been contracted by the Ministry of Education to provide an individual support service for principals, with focus on beginning principals/ngā tumuaki. We have 33 leadership advisors supporting over 400 beginning principals/ngā tumuaki and additional experienced principals across the schooling sector from primary to secondary. In each region leadership advisors are supported by a regional management group made up of Evaluation Associates representatives, the regional Ministry office and local principal associations.
We seek a leadership advisor to support the service for principals primarily but not exclusively in the Canterbury region. This appointment commences as soon as possible after 24 January 2022 and until 31 December 2024. We will consider applications for less than 1 FTE yet preference is for people full-time or close to this.
The successful applicant will:
have recent successful school principal experience in New Zealand schools or kura
have the disposition and demeanour which garners principals' trust and confidence and can effectively coach principals to develop in their leadership
have strong commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to supporting beginning principals/ngā tumuaki to achieve success in their new role and raise achievement for every student
have interest in supporting experienced principals with targeted and tailored support
be open to learning and growing professionally
be a team player and collaborate with the wider leadership advisor team, the Ministry of Education, local principal groups and other stakeholders
be a clear communicator (oral and written)
be able to coach leaders in their leadership inquiries and problem-solve issues
be confident with IT and use of a range of applications.
How to apply
To apply for the role, please email Zofia Skrzynski, Project Co-ordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org or call (027) 667 7246 with your contact details and she will then provide you with application details. Any questions about the role, please contact: