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Education Adviser

NZ Ministry of Education
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Education Adviser


Christchurch based


Do you want to make a positive difference for our children and young people and value variety and challenge in your work?  Are you or have you been in the education or related sector and ready to make another career move? If you have a passion for improving educational achievement for all learners, particularly Māori and Pasifika, and are enthusiastic and committed to building collaborative relationships and open to new ways to do things differently, we could have a role for you.


We have a great opportunity for the right person to join our Canterbury & Chatham Islands Education Team as an Education Adviser supporting a group of schools in the Canterbury region.


We will give you the opportunity to work directly with senior leaders, boards of trustees and Communities of Learning to achieve successful educational outcomes for all students. You must be able to influence others and be able to back this up with knowledge, skills and experience in improving student engagement and achievement.


You will have an appropriate tertiary qualification, a good understanding of legislation relevant to education and, in your role, will bring expertise in:


  • Building and maintaining successful relationships
  • Using your analytical and evaluative skills to work with data and information to solve complex problems and make decisions
  • An understanding of the barriers to engagement
  • Working with others to support and implement change initiatives.


If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.  You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Fuetanoa Kose Seinafo on 03 378 7380 or


Applications close on Sunday 27 October 2019.

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