Lead Advisor, Early Childhood Education at NZ Ministry of Education, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Lead Adviser, Early Childhood Education x 3
- Permanent, Full-time
- 3 roles in Auckland locations; South/South West, Central/East, North/West
- Salary band $92,598 to $113,175
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
The Lead Adviser, Early Childhood Education coordinates the implementation of early childhood initiatives across the region. They will support the translation of policy into day-to-day implementation work including project planning, risk management, monitoring and evaluation.
Maintain an overview of the direction and implementation of the project plans/work plans across the early childhood education portfolio of work, working to ensure goals are achieved.
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:
- Proven team leadership expertise to coach and constructively challenge others to learn and grow in a safe and encouraging environment
- Accomplished in developing and delivering workplans that align to organisational strategies and work programmes using data and insights to identify trends, risks and opportunities to influence and guide organisational and system level informed decision making
- A track record of bringing people together and leading, coaching and mentoring others to achieve outcomes.
- Solution focused and problem solver - strategic and creative thinking, focus on Māori potential and supporting real and sustainable change.
- Demonstrated ability to understand linkages with initiatives within and outside their area of work.
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:||JD Lead Advisor, Early Childhood Education AUCK.pdf (PDF, 252KB)
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