Principal job shadow exchanges

Find out about the job shadow and exchange opportunities available to principals and aspiring principals.

Current opportunities

TeachNZ run principal exchange programmes that allow principals, tumuaki, and aspiring principals to experience different jurisdictions, settings and mediums, which can assist them in developing leadership capabilities and practices.

Principal exchanges - TeachNZ website (external link)

The South Australian Principal Exchange offers recipients the chance to work alongside a South Australian (SA) principal in a SA school, before returning to their own school to host the SA principal.

South Australia-New Zealand Principal Exchange – TeachNZ website (external link)

The New Zealand Principal Job Shadow Pilot has been modelled on the South Australia-New Zealand Principal Exchange. It offers principals, tumuaki and aspiring principals the opportunity to shadow a fellow New Zealand principal, and in some cases return to their own school to be shadowed themselves.

New Zealand Principal Job Shadow Pilot – TeachNZ website (external link)

How to apply

Visit the TeachNZ website for more information about exchanges and how to apply.

Teach NZ website (external link)

If you have any questions email:

principal.jobshadow@education.govt.nz

Last reviewed: Has this been useful? Give us your feedback