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Student Achievement Function Practitioner

NZ Ministry of Education
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Student Achievement Function Practitioner

Based in Tai Tokerau


Tai Tokerau - A vast area full of contrasts; where the people, history, culture and scenic beauty will have you wishing you could stay longer.'

Do you want to make a positive difference to student achievement, and kura and schools' capability?

This is your opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the Ministry of Education.

We want to hear from you if you have a passion for driving and lifting achievement for our children and young people, and:

  • have a core knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand education system and relevant legislation and applicable criteria;
  • have proven experience and/or the ability to work collaboratively with kura and school leaders to help them better understand, plan and adapt to meet the needs of their students;
  • can work with kura and schools to create urgency and know what brings about improved outcomes so that change can be sustained, replicated and adapted;
  • can support schools to value and include students' identity, language and culture to foster engagement in learning;
  • have experience working within a project management framework;
  • work strategically with kura and schools to improve outcomes for Māori students by supporting kura and schools to work for, and with, Māori students and their whānau, hapū and iwi;
  • have the experience and ability to work through a project management framework; and
  • ideally you will have a successful leadership background in an education setting.

If you have the skills and passion to deliver in this rewarding role then please click on the ‘Apply Online' button or go to the Careers at the Ministry of Education link at our website: for job descriptions and to submit an application.  For further information please contact Richard Abel 09 436 8917.

Applications close on 20 October 2019

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