Senior Adviser - Teacher Supply at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent, full-time
- National Office, Wellington
Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.
Help shape the future of Education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 4,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
Te Puna Ohumahi Mātauranga | Education Workforce is a key part of the Ministry.
We develop the education workforce strategy, including a focus on specialist services, employment relations, pay equity, education payroll, supply and scholarship functions.
Our group ensures the system has the right people in the right places at the right time for early learning, kōhanga reo, schools and kura. We have links to tertiary education organisations, in particular wānanga, iwi and Māori, peak bodies and others, in the co-design of solutions to workforce challenges, such as provision of teachers with te reo and mātauranga Māori knowledge and Pacific languages.
The Teacher Supply team works to ensure New Zealand has the right teachers in the right place at the right time, across the country. The Teacher Supply programme is responsible for the design and implementation of a range of initiatives and projects, and interfaces with a wide range of stakeholders and functional groups within and beyond the Ministry.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
The Senior Adviser, Teacher Supply provides expert advice and supports a team that is focused on lifting the number, diversity and calibre of the education workforce, using workforce data to tailor existing initiatives or to establish and shape the direction of new projects and initiatives.
The Senior Advisor will lead the design, development and/or improvement of key initiatives. They will be responsible for individual projects as well as supporting and collaborating on other work undertaken by the team. We are looking with someone with operational policy or service design skills who can present complex information in easy to digest formats (including visual, written, verbal).
Mōhou ake | About you
As an experienced Senior Adviser, you will have the ability to lead collaborative working relationships to design and develop initiatives, products and services that will ensure quality outcomes are achieved. Your sound critical thinking and problem-solving skills will enable you to interpret research and data from a wide range of sources and use the information to design and implement teacher supply initiatives.
You will also bring:
- Strong government experience
- Proven ability to build trusted and effective stakeholder relationships
- Essential operational policy and/or service design skills to lead, design and develop programmes and initiatives
- An analytical mind-set
- Strong business writing skills (essential)
- An understanding of the context of the education system and the needs of English medium and Māori medium in schools
- The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
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.
Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.
For further information, please contact Ian Green at email@example.com
Applications close Midnight Wednesday 26 January 2022. However, please note that if ideal candidates are found during this time, we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.
Please note that some roles at Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education are subject to the requirements of the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For successful applicant/s to be offered these roles, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||JD Senior Adviser Teacher Supply.pdf (PDF, 249KB)
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