Opportunities for You
Part of our responsibily to Deputy and Assistant Principals is to always be on the look out for opportunities that will be benefical to you. If you hear of any other relevant opportunities please send a message through our contact us page and we will add them to this page.
Study Leave and Sabbaticals
These are offered through TeachNZ and are designed to support the professional development of teachers, senior leaders and principals. There is a package of study awards, grants and sabbaticals to help you complete a qualification, take time off each week to study while teaching, move to another curriculum or subject area, or take time off to research a topic of interest. Applications for the 2019 Secondary Teachers', Senior Managers’ and Principals’ Study Awards, Sabbaticals, and Study Support Grants are now CLOSED. We will post 2020 information at the beginning on 2019. Click here to find more information.
Prime Ministers Education Excellence Award
These awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling. The awards focus on the work of groups, teams and partnerships in English, Māori, or Pasifika-medium. They highlight the combined effort needed to achieve improvement, equity and planned innovation. Categories for the awards are engaging, leading, teaching and learning, and governing. Our world-renowned Best Evidence Synthesis has shown that these are critical to the quality of education in any country.
We suggest you check out the closing dates and associated entry processes. Click here to find more information.
National Aspiring Principals Programme
This programme concluded at the end of 2016 and has yet to be replaced. Instead, the MOE are offering leadership training through the Communities of Learning- Kāhui Ako. If you are an aspriring Principal, the MOE has put together this page of resources, from key documents to stories from Principals. Click here.
Senior Leader Job Vacancies
View the current vacancies listed in the Education Gazette. Click here.