29 Nov 2019

Full-Time Chief Advisor

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

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Job Description

  • Secondary Tertiary
  • Based in Wellington

About our team

The Early Learning and Student Achievement (ELSA) Group sets the system-level learning for every child and student.

Working between policy and customer facing functions, there is a significant political, stakeholder and public interest in the high performance of this group and the education curriculum and teaching workforce outcomes we seek for New Zealand.

Within ELSA, the Secondary Tertiary team covers the transition from senior secondary through to foundation tertiary, and focuses on pathways to support young people to make successful and coherent decisions on steps to further study and training.

The team supports ELSA to achieve strategic and operational objectives and to build a great working culture and environment.

We are a practical, fast-paced, deadline driven and service oriented team that focuses on commissioning, work tracking, resource management, planning, business performance and excellent relationship management.

About the role

The Chief Advisor Ākonga Māori is responsible for providing high quality, strategic advice and thought leadership across the Secondary Tertiary work programme.

In particular they will provide a Te Ao Māori lens on policy design, the design and delivery of curriculum and assessment content, and engagement with Māori stakeholders in diverse settings.

About you

You will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field (postgraduate preferred)
  • Knowledge of the education sector
  • Knowledge of NCEA system
  • Experience and expertise in working with Ākonga Māori and Māori communities
  • Understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, Te Marautanga Aotearoa

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

How to Apply

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://haineslink.co.nz/HainesAdUI2/UploadedFiles/644174_ELSA%20-%202460%20-%20Chief%20Advisor%20Akonga%20Maori%20Secondary%20Tertiary.pdf You can view a job description above, or for further information please contact Madison Stark on Madison.Stark@education.govt.nz. Applications close on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Full-Time.

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