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Education Advisor - Community Maori Engagement

NZ Ministry of Education
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Education Adviser - Māori Engagement

Sector Enablement and Support

Based in New Plymouth


Sector Enablement and Support (SE&S) is the key interface between the ministry and education providers. It is our role to ensure that sector leaders and the communities in which they operate have access to the expertise, programmes and resources that will allow our children and young people to reach their full potential.

The Education Adviser - Māori Engagement works to support the individual student pathway for Māori children and young people, particularly those who are disengaged from education. They ensure Māori children and young people, parents and whānau, iwi, and employer's perspectives are considered and embedded in programmes of work, new initiatives and as part of any implementation or change process to deliver education success.

We are looking for person who can:

  • Relate to and understand the aspirations and needs of Māori children and young people, parents and whānau, iwi, businesses and employers in the region.
  • Report, analyse and evaluate research and data from a wide range of sources to identify and respond to priorities for Māori children and young people.
  • Work in partnership with parents, families, whānau, businesses and employers to understand their needs and provide a foundation for education success.
  • Identify and support other agencies and providers to ensure Māori children and young people are able to engage and participate in education.

If you are looking for a rewarding challenge, apply now using the “Apply Online” button.  For further information please contact Dianne Wilson on 027 501 4443.

 Applications Close at 5.00pm, 19 August 2018.

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