Micheal King

Principal Consultant

Micheal is currently working with 15 school leaders in the Northland region to deepen and develop their leadership, pedagogical understanding and reflective practice. He is responsible for driving inquiry practice, collaboration and effective leadership approaches across the group and across their schools.

Micheal is the regional director for Auckland and Northland and the cultural responsive lead director for the National Aspiring Principals programme. NAPP is focused on developing cultural responsive leadership dispositions for 21st Century learning environments.

Micheal was the project manager for an extending high standards project to build cultural responsive practices with school leadership teams and classroom practitioners. He facilitated professional coaching and mentoring with principals; professional development with classroom practitioners to support classroom observations; developed self-review tools and led in-depth scoping and the evaluation of school effectiveness reviews. Micheal has undertaken both Iwi and community consultation as part of his governance facilitation role, when working with the Establishment Board of Trustees of new schools. Micheal has been responsible with working alongside Iwi chairs and hapu representatives to ensure that Māori perspectives, input and ways of working are acknowledged and used to ensure that schools and iwi based outcomes are reached, using the appropriate manner.