20 Mar 2020

Part-Time Senior ESOL Verifier – Auckland

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

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Job Description

  • 0.8 FTE permanent position

About us

At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.

We get the job done – Ka oti i a mātou ngā mahi

We are respectful, we listen, we learn – He rōpū manaaki, he rōpū whakarongo, he rōpū ako mātou

We back ourselves and others to win – Ka manawanui ki a mātou, me ētahi ake kia wikitoria

We work together for maximum impact – Ka mahi ngātahi mō te tukinga nui tonu

Great results are our bottom line – Ko ngā huanga tino pai ā mātou whāinga mutunga

About our team

The ESOL, Migrant, Refugee, and International team is a dedicated and passionate group of professionals who work hard to ensure that all migrant, former refugee, and international students receive the support they need to meet their full potential at primary and secondary school. Our team supports schools throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand with advice, resources, and funding. We are based in Auckland, but also have advisors in the regions.

About the role

The person in this role is responsible for implementing ESOL verification in secondary schools to ensure that English language learners are accurately assessed to determine eligibility for ESOL funding. The ESOL verifier will also provide advice and guidance to schools on the effective provision of ESOL support. An understanding of the needs of international fee paying students is an advantage.

This vacancy is for a 0.8 FTE permanent position.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have a minimum of a bachelors degree, and a teaching qualification.

You will also offer the following:

  • Recent experience teaching in New Zealand secondary schools (experience as an ESOL specialist is desirable)
  • A TESSOL qualification (or working towards this)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A sound understanding of principles of second language acquisition, including an in depth understanding of principles of assessment
  • The ability to write clearly, concisely, and accurately in English

If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?

There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.

For further information please contact Maree Jeurissen at maree.jeurissen@education.govt.nz

How to Apply

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/652556_JobDesc.pdf Applications close on Friday, 27 March 2020.

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

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