17 Sep 2021

Full-Time Executive Assistant

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

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Wellington

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

We’re looking for an experienced and highly motivated Executive Assistant to support our Group Manager in our Learning Support Delivery Business Unit.

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

Learning Support is a critical part of the Ministry. We provide support to children and young people with additional learning needs so that they can achieve their full potential through their early learning and schooling education.

About this role

You will provide proactive, highly responsive, and confidential executive support to the Group Manager. Your positive can-do attitude and initiative will ensure conflicting demands are managed with sensitivity and sound judgement however it’s your exceptional people skills that will ensure positive workplace culture and relationships are maintained.

You will enjoy juggling a busy manager’s schedule and tracking the large amou nt of electronic correspondence, that goes with this.

About you

You will also offer as follows:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management and organisational skills
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships across a diverse group of contacts
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga

It’s important what you’ll bring to the team in terms of your attitude and energy! You’re hard working, fun, resilient, discrete, reliable, flexible and loads more!

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.

There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.

For further information, please contact Blythe Wood at Blythe.Wood@education.govt.nz

Please review the position description by copying and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/698901_JobDesc.pdf

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Full-Time.

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