Technical Writer at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Fixed-term, full-time
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.
Mātau rōpū ake | About our group and team
The Secondary Tertiary team sits within Te Poutāhū and covers the transition from senior secondary through to tertiary and employment.
Te Poutāhū delivers and maintains critical services to support responsive learner pathways from early childhood into further education, training, the workforce and society. Te Poutāhū performs a crucial role working between the strategy and policy teams, and the sector facing functions. The Secondary Tertiary team is responsible for operational policy, curriculum and support programmes for Year 11-13 learners, and the secondary-tertiary interface. This includes senior secondary curriculum, NCEA (including implementing the NCEA Review changes through the Review of Achievement Standards (RAS)) and secondary-tertiary programmes.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
The Technical Writer works within the Senior Secondary (Production House) team which is a key part of the Ministry's operational commitment to the Review of Achievement Standards, part of the NCEA Change Programme.
The Technical Writer works with a Subject Expert Group (SEG) Facilitator to support the Ministry's sector-based facilitation of SEGs and is responsible for providing technical (written) expertise to produce high-quality written products and analysis.
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Mōhou ake | About you
The person we seek will be agile and adept at handling ambiguity and complexity. Our ideal candidate will take pride in producing high quality work and will be comfortable working independently and coordinating the work of others to achieve defined objectives and delivery timeframes. The person will be sensitive to cultural values and have a good understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
They will have sharp interpersonal skills, superior writing skills, familiarity with project delivery, and will be comfortable working with a diverse range of stakeholders and representing the Ministry.
A background in Learning Languages, Music or Technology subjects would be an advantage
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.
For further information, please contact Geraldine Prisk at Geraldine.Prisk@education.govt.nz
Applications close Midnight - Tuesday 6th December.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Fixed term full-time|
|Category:||IT & computing|
|Attachment:||JD - Technical Writer.pdf (PDF, 251KB)
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