Student Achievement Function Maori Medium at NZ Ministry of Education, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Student Achievement Function (SAF) Practitioner - Māori Medium
- Permanent, full-time position
- Botany Auckland
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Help shape the future of Education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, 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
SE&S - Sector Enablement and Support
Our teams around the country work closely with the Early Childhood and Schooling sectors, providers, and communities to provide support, expertise and resources to help children and young people reach their full potential.
We also directly provide Learning Support for around 40,000 children and young people.
About this role
This is a unique opportunity to make your mark and be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team. We want to hear from you if you have a passion for driving and lifting achievement for our tamariki and rangatahi, and have the:
- ability to manage, negotiate and integrate with Māori, Pasifika and special education needs groups
- ability to work in Māori medium contexts across years 1 - 18 with specific experience in kura tuatahi education
- ability to build trust, and establish credibility with kura, whānau, iwi and communities
- ability to utilise Māori medium context specific tools, frameworks, concepts and knowledge
To be successful in this position you should have/be able to;
- Work with kura and schools to create urgency and know what brought about improved outcomes so that change can be sustained, replicated and adapted
- Proven experience and/or the ability to work collaboratively with kura, Māori-Medium leaders and schools throughout your region to help them better understand, plan and adapt to meet the needs of their students
- Support kura and schools to value and include students' identity, language and culture to foster engagement in learning
- Work strategically with kura and schools to significantly improve outcomes for Māori students by supporting kura and schools to work for, and with, Māori students and their whānau, hapū and iwi
You will also offer:
- Competency and confidence as a speaker of Te Reo Māori (is preferred)
- Have the experience and ability to work through a project management framework
- Ideally you will have a successful leadership background in an education setting
- The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga
Are you ready to make a difference?
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online' button.
For further information, please contact Marlene at email@example.com
Applications close on Thursday 30 March 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||JD - SAF Practitioner.pdf (PDF, 343KB)
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