Senior Adviser - Education Programmes at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Nationwide
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Two permanent positions available
- Wellington based, flexible working arrangements considered
- Provide expert advisory support for Education programmes delivered predominately within prison
At Ara Poutama Aotearoa, the National Education programmes team is responsible for the development, procurement, oversight, quality assurance and review of education initiatives, provided to learners across the Corrections estate.
To achieve the departments Hōkai Rangi strategy we are committed to elevating Te Ao Māori perspectives to address the disproportionate over-representation of Māori in our prisons and serving community-based orders and sentences.
Ngā kawenga | About the role
The Senior Adviser Education Programmes role has responsibility for developing and managing a portfolio of education initiatives, predominately within our prison sites. You will provide sound educational advice to support delivery of educational provision. Your stakeholders will include prison sites, regional and national staff as well as external education providers, Māori providers, mana whenua, iwi, and the wider education sector. You will be working with a small and dedicated team of education exponents.
Education initiatives need to meet the current and future needs of our learners. This position offers the opportunity to make a difference by influencing at a national level, ensuring development of high quality, up to date, well-delivered programmes. Having practical proven experience working with Māori is essential as we work towards reducing the proportion of Māori in prison.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Submit your application online and include highlights and examples as to how you meet the below requirements:
- Knowledge of mātauranga Māori, tikanga Māori and practical experience supporting Māori learners to achieve great learning outcomes.
- Relevant experience within the education sector supporting learner success which may include: vocational, foundation, and/or adult education.
- Strengths in supporting industry training and/or working with neurodiverse learners an advantage.
- Desirable skills in contract management, project management, quality assurance, evaluation and/or review.
- Able to research/rangahau, analyse and present complex information to others in a form appropriate to the audience.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid point of the salary range is $108,180 and the full range (85%-120%) is $91,953 - $129,816. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Applications close Sunday the 4th of December at 11.00pm.
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||Integrated Practice - Senior Adviser Education Programmes.pdf (PDF, 252KB)
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