Policy Analyst, Senior Policy Analyst, Chief Policy Analyst at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Policy Analyst - Senior Policy Analyst - Chief Policy Analyst
- Permanent, full-time
- Te Puna Kaupapahere | Policy Group
- Investing in Wellbeing team
- Pacific Education Policy team
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
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around 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 our ākonga in our education system.
Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown. We are committed to having Te Tiriti o Waitangi at the forefront of our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
We are looking for a chief policy analyst and a policy analyst to join our Investing in Wellbeing team.
We are looking for a senior policy analyst and a policy analyst to join our Pacific Education Policy team.
These teams are high performing and has delivered on significant government priorities over the last few years:
- The Investing in Wellbeing team leads the policy work on Free and Healthy School Lunches, period products for schools, and social cohesion. We have a high visibility work programme, and we work on issues affecting a huge system and directly impacting the lives of New Zealanders. The purpose of the team is to provide policy advice to support safe, inclusive and equitable educational experiences for learners, their whānau and communities. We are a team with shared values, each leading work across a wide range of work streams. We make a real, positive difference for our children and young people, and their families and whānau. We are solutions focussed, work collaboratively, and are supported to take opportunities for development.
- The Pacific Education Policy team focuses on ensuring that diverse Pacific learners and their families feel safe, valued, and equipped to achieve their education aspirations. This includes a focus on growing Pacific immersion and bilingual language pathways and strengthening the capability of all teachers to work effectively with Pacific learners and their families to ensure education success now and for future generations
For more information on this position, please read through the attached Job Description
Salary pay bands: The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.
- Policy Analyst: $67,859 to $82,939 per annum + 3% kiwi saver.
- Senior Policy Analyst: $92,598 to $135,573 per annum + 3% kiwi saver.
- Chief Policy Analyst: $131,287 to $160,042 per annum + 3% kiwi saver
We also offer:
- Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported
- The ability to purchase extra days leave
- A range of employee network groups
- An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey
- Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments
- Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing
Mōhou ake | About you
- For the Chief Policy Analyst role, we are looking for someone who can provide thought leadership about the education system within a cross government context, has broad policy experience and holds a solutions-focussed outlook. Having an applied understanding of Te Tiriti and its role in policy development is essential.
- For the Senior Policy Analyst role, we are looking for someone with several years of policy experience, committed to developing evidence-based analysis and advice that is centred within families and communities and informed by the needs and aspirations of Aotearoa's diverse Pacific learners.
- For the Policy Analyst roles, we are looking for candidates who have a good knowledge of policy processes and an interest in cross Government work. Ideally the candidate would be familiar with navigating the political context and would hold a solutions-focussed outlook. Having a strong customer focus is essential.
Mātau rōpū ake | About our ministry, group, and team
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whanau. To better deliver on this, we are currently undergoing an organisational design change. The transition phase to improve the way we deliver our purpose will be complete in 2023.
For additional information on the changes we are embarking on, please visit here.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve, and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and CV by using the ‘apply' button below. In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa or anything you'd like to share about your cultural identity. We're keen to know your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.
You are also welcome to reach out to Anne Fontaine, Principal Advisor for more information at Anne.Fontaine@education.govt.nz
Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are applying for.
Applications close Midnight Sunday 04 December 2022
We want our people to feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging. If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Chief Policy Analyst.pdf (PDF, 252KB)
Job Description - Policy Analyst.pdf (PDF, 263KB)
Job Description - Senior Policy Analyst.pdf (PDF, 244KB)
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