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Kaiaromātai, Te Aroturuki me te Aromatawai/Evaluator, Monitoring and Assessment

NZ Qualifications Authority
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Kaiaromātai, Te Aroturuki me te Aromatawai
(Evaluator, Monitoring and Assessment)

Ko te manu ka kai i te miro, nōna te ngahere.

Ko te manu ka kai i te mātauranga, nōna te ao

Puakina ō pūkenga akoranga me ō pūkenga aromatawai

Kei te tino hiahia koe ki te kounga o te mātauranga matua me ngā whakaritenga aromatawai?

Do you have a good understanding of Matāuranga Māori and the ability to engage effectively on issues relating to Matāuranga Māori in education and educational provision? Do you have a high level of competence and confidence in te reo and tikanga Māori practices?

Can you apply your assessment and moderation skills to ensure programmes listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework are credible and robust? Would you be able to apply the Te Hono o Te Kahurangi framework and methodology to quality assurance activities?

We are looking for an Evaluator to join our growing Monitoring and Assessment team. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to perform at the highest level, in a supportive, target driven environment.

Your excellent communication, relationship management and influencing skills will enable you to work well with colleagues, contractors and tertiary education organisations.

You will have strong analytical skills that enable you to establish the quality of programme delivery and how well it complies with NZQA Rules.

You will be responsible for:

  • planning and carrying out programme monitoring and compliance visits, and synthesising your findings in programme monitoring reports
  • contracting, training, and quality assuring the work of programme monitors and moderators
  • working closely with education organisations to monitor their performance in national external moderation and provide guidance in assessment and moderation good practice


We are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge and experience in assessment and moderation, curriculum design, and programme development and delivery.

NZQA is accountable for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.   

NZQA has a Te Reo Māori bilingual goal “Whakapakari” to be achieved in 2020.

You may be working for an Industry Training Organisation, ITP, PTE, Wānanga, University or Government Training Organisation. Applications are welcome from people in quality assurance, training and development, and academic programme leadership roles.

You will hold a relevant qualification at Bachelor level or above and have extensive knowledge of the New Zealand tertiary education sector.

This is a Wellington based position and requires frequent domestic travel.

If you are motivated to make a positive and lasting contribution to the quality of tertiary education in New Zealand we would like to hear from you.

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying through Seek, please click ‘apply now'.

If you would like to discuss further, please call  Jen Couper on 04 463 3192.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 25 February 2019.


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