Primary and secondary principal job shadow 2018

Principals from primary and secondary schools in New Zealand can apply for 2 placements on the principal job shadow. Successful applicants will work alongside a South Australian principal in their school for approximately 4 weeks in Term 3 and then return to their school to host the South Australian principal. Applications close 12 March 2018.

Who can apply 

New Zealand principals employed on a full time permanent basis in a primary, area or secondary state or state integrated school can apply.  The application form covers the eligibility criteria in full.


Private and Partnership school principals and all assistant, acting or deputy principals aren’t eligible to apply for this exchange.

Apply for the exchange

Download the application form [PDF, 142 KB].

Email your application to by 12 March 2018.

The application form also contains more information about the application process including what the selection panel will be looking for in the successful applicant

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