Evaluation Associates Gisborne

Leadership advisor – Tairāwhiti

General, Leadership advisor – Tairāwhiti

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 1:50 PM 05 October 2021
Closes 5pm 27 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQJv

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 Tairāwhiti 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 z.skrzynski@evaluate.co.nz 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:

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

Full job description available here:
Leadership Advisor job description Sept 2021 v4

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQJv

Listed 1:50 PM 05 October 2021
Closes 5pm 27 October 2021

Evaluation Associates NZ

Organisation details

Evaluation Associates

Location: Gisborne