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Senior Education Adviser

NZ Ministry of Education
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Nelson - Marlborough
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Senior Education Adviser 

Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast


The Sector Enablement and Support team works closely with schools, Communities of Learning / Kāhui Ako, providers and communities in shaping an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

We have an opportunity for a permanent, full-time Senior Education Adviser to join our team based in Nelson and working across the region of Nelson Marlborough West Coast. You will be working in a very supportive and diverse team in our Nelson office doing work that will contribute significantly to all students experiencing successful pathways. 

This work is varied and challenging and will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge of what makes a difference for students on a range of levels - from system level through school level down to individual students.

Among the skills you will bring are:

  • In-depth understanding of factors influencing education performance and engagement, ideally with currency in curriculum delivery and assessment
  • The ability to support Communities of Learning to work on the challenges and opportunities that exist across the sector to improve outcomes for all learners
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with data to determine needs, priorities and results
  • Experience in developing and implementing projects and in contract management
  • The ability to contribute to Ministry goals for Māori enjoying and achieving education success as Māori and to work confidently with schools in both Māori medium and mainstream contexts
  • The ability to contribute to Ministry goals for Pacific students
  • The ability to contribute to Ministry goals for students with extra educational needs

A current driver's licence is required.

For further information please contact Helen Robinson on 03 546 3479 or 027 479 8745.


Applications close 21st October 2018


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