Leadership – Rachel Olson
National Aspiring Principal’s
Programme 2015
My Question …
How can I affect the most
change for the betterment
of students?
The Answer …
By Mentoring and Coaching
teachers I can affect several
classrooms of children at
once.
What is a Leader?
“Before you are a leader, success is all
about growing yourself.
When you become a leader, success is...
Leadership Experience
 Associate Principal – Tikorangi School
 Head of Juniors – Tikorangi School
 Elected onto vari...
Experience Continued …
 Lead Maori and Kapa Haka – taken groups to
compete in Puanga Festival (Taranaki Competition)
...
Leadership Beliefs
 Relationships are fundamental to being a good
leader.
 Leaders need to be flexible - open to idea...
My Skills and Disposition
 Good communicator
 Collaborative – work alongside others
 Collegial and Respectful
 Wil...
Treaty of Waitangi
Maori learning and succeeding as Maori
 Develop the Bi-cultural foundations of
Aoteraroa
 Build p...
Showcase – Maori talents
- that outside of National Standards
 Value and Promote Maori Culture –
By teaching Te Reo Ma...
Future Focused Schools
• We need to develop a generation that:
• Ask questions, Inquires, Designs and modifies
solution...
Key Competencies
Are the key to learning in every area and
the keys to life-long learning.
To build future –focused lea...
Future Focused Learning
 Modern Learning Environments
Cater to a ever-growing diverse range of
students
Learning ne...
Ka Kite
Ma mua ka kite a muri, ma muri ka Ora a mua.
Those who lead give sight to those who follow,
those behind give l...
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Napp presentation rachel olson 1a

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Leadership – Rachel Olson National Aspiring Principal’s Programme 2015
  • 2. My Question … How can I affect the most change for the betterment of students?
  • 3. The Answer … By Mentoring and Coaching teachers I can affect several classrooms of children at once.
  • 4. What is a Leader? “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others” Jack Welch (Former CEO of General Electrical)
  • 5. Leadership Experience  Associate Principal – Tikorangi School  Head of Juniors – Tikorangi School  Elected onto various BOT for 4 cycles – Including being on Policy, Property, Employment and Health and Safety sub-committees  Tutor teacher  Appraisal observations  Provided Guidance to returning teacher  Professional Learning Group Leader  Introduced and Lead PB4L into Tikorangi School
  • 6. Experience Continued …  Lead Maori and Kapa Haka – taken groups to compete in Puanga Festival (Taranaki Competition) Directed and Produced 4 large scale productions, (each involving between 130 – 150 students)  SENCO – co-ordinating agencies, writing IEPs  Asked to work alongside Anne Purves (Consortium for Professional Learning), in our School, to observe and guide teachers in their inquiries of “Assessment to Learn”  Head of many curriculum areas: Maori, Music, Science, Literacy, Numeracy, Junior ICT
  • 7. Leadership Beliefs  Relationships are fundamental to being a good leader.  Leaders need to be flexible - open to ideas  Leaders need to create a vision and inspire passion.  As a leader you articulate the vision and support others to execute it.
  • 8. My Skills and Disposition  Good communicator  Collaborative – work alongside others  Collegial and Respectful  Will have the “difficult conversations” when needed  Enthusiastic – always looking for ways to improve my own teaching, other’s teaching and systems within the school – all for the betterment of the kids  Open to new challenges and experiences  Resilient and reflective – I learn from my experiences and move forward with resilience
  • 9. Treaty of Waitangi Maori learning and succeeding as Maori  Develop the Bi-cultural foundations of Aoteraroa  Build partnerships between Schools, our Maori community, Whanau and Akonga  Protect the treaty and its rights
  • 10. Showcase – Maori talents - that outside of National Standards  Value and Promote Maori Culture – By teaching Te Reo Maori ona Tikanga (to all children).
  • 11. Future Focused Schools • We need to develop a generation that: • Ask questions, Inquires, Designs and modifies solutions and then think “So what?” Education can no longer be “Open the head up and stuff knowledge in”!
  • 12. Key Competencies Are the key to learning in every area and the keys to life-long learning. To build future –focused learners we need to make the Key Competencies underpin all learning.
  • 13. Future Focused Learning  Modern Learning Environments Cater to a ever-growing diverse range of students Learning need to be based on “real life” Needs to be skills based Needs to build digital capability Focus on Sustainability, Enterprise, Globalisation and Citizenship.
  • 14. Ka Kite Ma mua ka kite a muri, ma muri ka Ora a mua. Those who lead give sight to those who follow, those behind give life to those ahead.