Senior Adviser ECP at Ministry of Education, Wellington - Hutt Valley;Wellington - Porirua;Wellington
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
This is a front-line role working directly with schools, whānau and tamariki in the Greater Wellingotn Region. You will be responsible for building relationships with: boards, school leadership, Kāhui Ako, whānau, community groups, internal Ministry staff, other government agencies
It is through these relationships that you will be able to provide advice and guidance to schools on a range of issues and you will also be able to use your research skills to do this. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary integrated team, with other education advisors, curriculum leads and learning support specialist staff.
There are three roles available. One will be support schools and kura in Porirua and the remaining two will be spread across Upper Hutt, Wairarapa and Tararua.
The key priorities for this role are:
- Working with individual kura/schools and Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako to significantly improve student attendance, engagement and achievement
- Using detailed analysis of schools/kura performance and student achievement to influence change and maximise education outcomes for students
- Brokering support for schools/kura where potential is identified - this may include building capability and strengthening governance and management, regulatory compliance, curriculum, monitoring and assessment, student and whānau, family and community engagement
- Knowledge of NCEA changes and the Curriculum Refresh Te Mātaiaho would be an advantage
Salary range: $81,966 - $99,292 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
We are looking for someone who builds relationships easy, goes the extra mile, is willing to learn and who is interested in helping raise student attendance in the Greater Wellington Region.
You will enjoy problem solving, researching information, working as part of a team and dealing with proactive topics such as raising achievement and attendance, as well as helping schools solve reactive and unforeseen problems that may arise.
You will also offer:
- A tertiary qualification or other relevant discipline.
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with student achievement data to determine needs and priorities.
- An ability to develop strong working relationships both within and outside the Ministry.
- Understanding of education systems in New Zealand and relevant education legislation.
- An understanding of te reo Māori ona tikanga.
- Skills and experience in making a direct contribution to student achievement in both English and Māori-medium educational settings.
- An understanding of factors which influence learner achievement and participation.
- An understanding of National Education and Learner Priorities (NELP), Ka Hikitia, the Action Plan for Pacific Education, and Success for All and how these documents impact on this work.
- The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tirirti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
- Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively across a diverse range of settings.
- A current full driver's licence is essential
About our group and team | Mātau rōpū ake
Te Mahau | Te Tai Runga (South) 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 Kristina Perry, Manager Integrated Services, on 027 479 8814, or email@example.com.
Applications close Midnight – Thursday 29 February 2023.
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
|Wellington - Hutt Valley;Wellington - Porirua;Wellington
|Ongoing - Full Time
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