25 Nov 2021

Full-Time Administrator – Contracts & Implementation

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

  • Fixed-term, full-time to 30 June 2022
  • National Office, Wellington

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

Help shape the future of education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, 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 every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About our group and team

Te Puna Ohumahi Mātauranga – the Education Workforce group supports the building of a workforce with the capability and capacity to lift student achievement. The group is comprised of teams for Workforce Strategy and Planning, Teacher Supply, Contracts and Implementation, Employment Relations and Pay Equity.

The Contracts and Implementation team is responsible for managing and administering the TeachNZ scholarship and teacher study awards programmes, as well as a range of other initiatives that are focused on lifting the number, diversity and calibre of the education workforce, using workforce data to tailor existing incentives, or to establish and shape the direction of new projects and initiatives.

Mō tēnei tūranga – About this role

As the Administrator, you will be fully engaged in the day-to-day processing of applications and/or payments, where key timelines and timeframes are met in order to deliver the work programme.

Mōhou ake – About you

We are seeking someone who is technically competent, organised and flexible, with the ability to juggle a number of tasks at the same time. You will bring a very strong customer service focus and the ability to develop and manage trusted relationships with a broad range of people, including Māori and Pacific Peoples. Experience in a similar role will be an advantage.

You will also offer:

  • a positive, upbeat and enthusiastic approach
  • a courteous and respectful attitude
  • a keen desire to learn and develop
  • The ability to manage priorities and risks
  • The ability to provide advice and contribute to other workforce or qualification and training development projects
  • the desire to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga.

You’ll be joining a high-performing team with a culture of constructive open-minded debate and working together to make an impact. The environment is fast paced so you’ll be challenged to be agile and responsive while also delivering quality work.

As an organisation, we are committed to building equity and excellence in the education sector so if this is an approach that is important to you, we would love to hear from you.

Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? – Are you ready to make a difference?

We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.

We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/707517_JobDesc.pdf

For additional information on the changes Te Tāhuhu are embarking on, please visit our careers centre. If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply’ button.

Please note that some roles at Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga – Ministry of Education are subject to the requirements of the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order. ​

In order for the successful applicant/s to be offered these roles, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and agree to provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.

For further information please contact Bernadine Gittings at recruitment.educationworkforce@education.govt.nz

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 5 December 2021.

However, please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time, we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

How to Apply

Please apply via this link: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1587040

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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