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Senior Teaching & Learning Advisor

NZ Police
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Wellington - Porirua
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Teaching & Learning Advisor: Assessment and Evaluation

New Zealand Police

Royal New Zealand Police College, Porirua

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $90,233.00 - $122,082.00

Job Requisition ID 8518


The position of Senior Teaching and Learning Advisor: Assessment and Evaluation, is a key role for the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC). 

You will lead the Assessment and Examination group which coordinates the standards, quality and administration of examinations conducted by the RNZPC including the Core Policing Knowledge (CPK) examinations. The group also administers examinations across the College. 

You will also lead the Training Evaluation function within the RNZPC.  Training Evaluation is a key deliverable for the RNZPC as a Government Training Establishment and is critical to continuous improvement as well as learning transfer, behavioural change and return on investment.  

You will have specialist knowledge of examination theory and practice as well as training evaluation within a Government Training Establishment.  You will have a track record as a leader and training professional.

We are looking for a talented specialist who wants to make a difference and contribute to better outcomes for New Zealanders. 

You will lead the delivery of examinations and training evaluation to support NZ Police Our Business goals focused on:

  • 25% reduction in reoffending by Māori by 2025
  • Turning of the Tide - better outcomes for NZ by working in partnership with Iwi
  • Our Vision to have the Trust and Confidence of all
  • The Police High Performance Framework 

You will utilise Agile project management systems and processes as part of your day to day work. 



  • Creative and self-motivated, easy to work with and able to satisfy stakeholders and business owners
  • Skills designing, developing and administrating examinations including multi choice question design
  • Skills designing and delivering multi-level training evaluations at scale to a large and diverse workforce    



  • Experience in Agile systems and processes an advantage
  • Experience applying examination theory and designing statistically robust examinations
  • Experience managing the training evaluation function within a large diverse workforce including delivery which demonstrates return on investment and impacts on strategic outcomes for the business



  • Understanding of the strategic direction of NZ Police
  • Depth knowledge of examination theory, practice and moderation
  • Depth knowledge of training evaluation theory and practice
  • Knowledge of Learning Management systems success as Success Factors
  • A formal qualification at undergraduate level or Masters level preferred, preferably in education, training design or related disciplines or at least 3 years' equivalent experience


Special Requirements

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.


Competencies – Level 3 Team Manager/Leader

  • Partner
  • Deliver
  • Lead


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Additional Information:

  • Position in subject to rotation
  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington region


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website: and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.



If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.

If you have questions before you apply, contact the team by emailing

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 25 January 2019.

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