15 Jan 2022

Full-Time Senior Support Officer

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationHamilton, Waikato, New Zealand


Job Description

  • Waikato,Hamilton office
  • Permanent, full-time

Do you take pride in going that extra mile and thrive on working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment? The Ministry of Education is looking for an exceptional administrator with an excellent customer service approach, to join the Business Support Team in the Waikato Region. This permanent, full-time position is based in the Hamilton office.

The Business Support team supports the Waikato Region frontline staff who work with education providers, children and their families across the Waikato region. Our strategic focus is “Māori achieving and enjoying educational success as Māori” and our team focus is on the provision of proactive and responsive support services.

To be considered for this role you’ll be able to think on your feet, use your initiative and enjoy taking responsibility.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A sound knowledge of administrative procedures
  • A sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, with a particular emphasis on Excel and Word
  • The ability to work unsupervised while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • A positive attitude

If you can tick all these boxes and are committed to adding value to our organisation, then we would like to hear from you.

You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Heather Lethborg, Business Support Officer at


Please review the position description by copy and pasting thisl link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/712035_JobDesc.pdf

Applications close on Monday, 31 January 2022.

The Ministry invites applications from fully vaccinated people or people with a valid medical exemption (under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021).

We will require evidence of your vaccination status, or your medical exemption, at the pre-employment stage of our recruitment process.

How to Apply

Please apply via this link: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1595550

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000. Job expires in 10 days.

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