Service Manager at Ministry of Education, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Help shape the future of education in New Zealand
Help shape the future of Education
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for our ākonga in our education system.
About this role | Mō tēnei tūranga
Full-time, permanent role based in the Whangārei office.
As a Service Manager you will be responsible for managing and leading a team of dedicated professionals (e.g. Education Psychologists, Speech Language Therapists) in the development, co-ordination and provision of services aimed at improving social and educational outcomes for children and young people with learning support needs.
You will work collaboratively with schools, kura, early childhood services and Communities of Learning, and with other external agencies, to ensure the development and provision of effective services, including those needed to deliver success for Māori and Pasifika learners
Salary range: $112,256 - $121,128 per annum + 3% kiwi saver. The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.
For more details about the role, you can view the Job Description here.
We also offer:
- Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported.
- The ability to purchase extra days leave.
- A range of employee network groups.
- An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey.
- Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments.
- Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing.
About you | Mōhou ake
To be successful in this role you will have:
- A relevant tertiary qualification in a relevant field (post-graduate preferred) or an equivalent level of practical experience,
- Management and Leadership experience in education or social service delivery and an ability to coach, support and motivate others and create a positive working environment,
- Proven relationship skills and an ability to work with families, and with education and social services to develop and sustain win-win relationships,
- An ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment,
- Proven experience in achieving outcomes through developing, managing, delivering and monitoring quality services,
- Experience working with whānau Māori, facility and social sector staff, to deliver on Ka Hikitia and to raise achievement and reduce disparity for this group,
- Experience in Māori medium education, with fluency in Te Reo Māori an advantage.
The successful applicant will need to hold a current full driver’s licence.
About our group and team | Mātau rōpū ake
Te Mahau | Te Tai Raro is a frontline group. Our frontline groups will collectively provide leadership and integrated services to the sector and others. This includes services, such as learning support and education advice and regulation functions for schools and early learning services.
Are you ready to make a difference? | Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi?
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply' button. In your cover letter we’d like to know about you, your values, or anything else you’d like to share. We’re keen to understand your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.
For further information, please contact Jody Barrell, Manager, Integrated Services at Jody.Barrell@education.govt.nz
Applications close Midnight – Sunday 25 February 2024
We want our people to feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging. If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Ministry of Education
|Ongoing - Full Time
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