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Senior Adviser

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
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Region:
Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
03-Jul-2019
Closing Date:
22-Jul-2019
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Job Description

Te Uepū Reo Māori

 

Ko tōku reo tōku māpihi maurea

 

E toro atu te ringa ki ngā oro puareare o te waokū o Tane te wānanga, koutou kei ngā pureke mowai o te Arareo Māori, e tā mātou uepū reo Māori. Ki te whai wāhi ai koe ki te reo Māori, ki Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, ki Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako i Te Reo Māori, otirā ki te ao Arareo Māori (ngā wāhi whakaako mā te reo Māori mō te nuinga o te wā) tēnā koa tonoa mai ki ēnei tūranga. 

 

Māori language is the essence of culture and as such is an inherited treasure acknowledged through the Treaty of Waitangi. It is through Māori language that the full range of Māori customs can be expressed, practised, and explained. 

 

The purpose and goal of the Te Reo Māori Group is to ensure that all learners who commit to learning in and of the Māori language have access to quality provision and learning experiences. The group is responsible for setting the strategic direction to ensure the growth of te reo Māori, the Māori medium pathway and those learning the language.  It is through this learning journey that Māori language learners can access the Māori world and understand their role in it. The Te Reo Māori Group covers the ages 0-18 pathway for students who have committed to the learning of, or learning through, te reo Māori and leading on the Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and Te Aho Araki Marau mō te ako i te reo Māori.

 

The Senior Adviser is responsible for the design, development and implementation of curriculum, teaching and learning initiatives focussed on lifting professional capability and leadership to support all students learning Te Reo Māori and / or learning within Kura and Māori medium settings.

 

We are looking for a wide range of expertise, as we have several roles in our group, stand outs in all of these roles will be someone with sharp thought leadership, ability to coach and mentor others, have an eye for detail displayed in great project management and the managing of many complex initiatives concurrently.

 

If you have good Māori networks, strong ability to grow and maintain positive relationships with te reo Māori organisations, thrive on supporting the whole education system implement initiatives around achievement and leadership, have experience in raising capability of clusters of the workforce - then apply for this role.

 

Te reo Māori fluency isn't needed for these roles, however will help you to succeed and excel in these roles.

 

Experience & Ability in: 

  • Organising - identifying what matters, anticipating next steps, accurately delivering what was commissioned
  • Using project management methodologies and techniques
  • Working at pace to deliver quality work on time
  • Involving others and seeking advice at the right points 

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi. 

 

If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?

 

There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you, please apply now using the apply online button.

 

For further information please contact Glenys Hauiti-Parapara at glenys.hauiti-parapara@education.govt.nz

 

Applications close Midnight - 22 July 2019

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