Senior Adviser - Network at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent, Full-time
- Wellington based
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
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.
We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by
- Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Giving priority to regional and local voice.
- Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
- Improving feedback loops and information flows.
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa 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 Pae Aronui is the Ministry's operational and integration group. We work closely with our Ministry, sector and government agency colleagues to ensure early childhood services, schools, kura and communities have the support they need to achieve the best education outcomes for all children and young people.
The Education Network team is responsible for making sure the school network is in the best shape and equipped to offer the best quality of education for every New Zealander. Our national and regional staff keep an eye on where the network needs to move and adapt to meet the growing needs of ākonga/learners and their whānau.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
An awesome opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and innovative professional to join our National Office Network team. This is a unique opportunity to play a part in positively influencing change in schools and kura.
Writing and strengthening of education reports for schooling changes, ministerial requests and memos form a large part of this role, so excellent writing skills and communication skills are a must.
Mōhou ake | About you
Do you like variety and challenge? Do you have a passion for improving educational achievement for all students/ākonga, particularly Māori and Pacific people? If you're someone enthusiastic and committed to creating successful educational pathways and building collaborative relationships, this could be the role for you.
To be successful in this role you will be a motivated person with a ‘can do' attitude.
You will also offer:
- excellent writing skills and communication skills
- strengths in planning, problem solving and implementation
- building and maintaining relationships
- ability to work as part of a team
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.
We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values, your whakapapa
- your interest and motivations for this role
- the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.
For further information, please contact Vanessa Harrold on 04-463-8081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close on 11.59pm, 15th July 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Senior Advisor, Education Network JD.pdf (PDF, 825KB)
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