Performance & Quality Lead at NZ Ministry of Education, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Performance & Quality Lead
- Permanent, Full-time
- Auckland Location - Henderson or Albany
- Salary band $100,800 to $126,000
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
As Performance and Quality Lead you are responsible for the leadership and management of people, plans and resources to support the delivery of outcomes that are aligned to the Ministry's priorities and programmes of work.
You will be accountable for the oversight of regional performance and quality, with clear understanding of the drivers of performance, within a national context. Collaboration across the Ministry to lead and manage plans and workflows, incorporating technical expertise to deliver improved services.
Responsibility for all aspects of the region's culture, structure, methods of practice, processes, tools and systems are coherent, fit for purpose, maximising support for the Education sector to achieve planned outcomes within budget.
For more information on this position, please read through the attached Job Description
We also offer:
- Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported
- 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
To be successful in this role you will have the following capabilities and competencies:
- An in-depth understanding of project planning and implementation including project design and planning, clear target setting and monitoring, prioritisation, evaluation, communicationand relationship management strategies
- Advanced application of data and insights to effectively influence others to champion improvement of system performance to impact on broader educational achievement outcomes
- Superior written and verbal skills to delivers messages effectively at all levels
- Proven record in translating information into rational discussions and presenting high quality, timely and credible advice to senior decision makers
- Significant experience consulting with and influencing stakeholders
- Understanding of issues involved in the effective implementation and achievement of outcomes in the social sector
- Record of successful achievement in the identification, analysis and design of solutions for complex problems
You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.
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.
Te pūtake me te kawenga | Our purpose and role
Te Mahau | Te Tai Raro (North) is a frontline group. Our frontline groups collectively provide leadership and integrated services to the sector and others. This includes services, such as learning support and education advice and regulation functions for schools and early learning services. As a frontline group we develop and harness existing relationships with communities at the regional and local level through the Directors of Education, including deep relationships with iwi and hapū. Our Directors of Education have the lead role and relationship with early learning, kōhanga, school and kura, and this means they will be across all the services we provide at a local level.
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.
Applications close Noon Tuesday 28 March 2023
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:||Performance and Quality Lead JD - Jan 2023.pdf (PDF, 255KB)
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