Full-Time Team Administrator
- Based in Wellington
- Full-time, fixed-term, (the role is directly linked to the Review of Achievement Standards; position commences in September 2021 and finishes 31 January 2024)
Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
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
The Secondary Tertiary Group sits within Te Poutāhū and covers the transition from senior secondary through to tertiary and employment.
Te Poutāhū works to make learning and teaching relevant, real and valued. We deliver and maintain critical services for the education sector to support responsive learner pathways from early childhood into further education, training, the workforce and society. Te Poutāhū performs a crucial role working between the strategy and policy teams, and the sector facing functions.
The Secondary Tertiary Group is responsible for operational policy, curriculum and support programmes for Year 11-13 learners, and the secondary-tertiary interface. This includes senior secondary curriculum, NCEA (including the ongoing NCEA Review and the Review of Achievement Standards) and secondary-tertiary pathways and transitions.
Mō tēnei tūranga – About the role
The Team Administrator – Senior Secondary is part of the team that is currently delivering the Review of Achievement Standards (RAS) working closely with Subject Expert Groups and NZQQA to redevelop all achievement standards for NCEA Level one to three through by 2025.
The Team Administrator will provide administration support for the Senior Secondary Senior Manager and Chief Advisor and will be a member of the Leadership Team supporting 38 members. This will include calendar and inbox management and Secretariat support for the RAS Project Board.
Mōhou ake – About you
We are looking for someone who is thoughtful, agile and adept at handling ambiguity and complexity. Our ideal candidate will take pride in producing high quality work and will be comfortable working independently to achieve defined objectives. The person will be sensitive to cultural values and have a good understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
They will have sharp interpersonal skills, superior writing skills, and will be comfortable working with a diverse range of stakeholders and representing the Ministry.
Experience and qualifications
Candidates will have ideally have the following:
- Previous administration experience including working in a project or programme team, managing or supporting projects with multiple work streams and competing pressures
- Experience in working within the public sector and understanding of the political environment and how related issues should be managed
- Experience in administration of contracts, purchase orders, timesheets, invoices, filing, meetings, minute taking, and reporting
- Ability to identify and organise what matters, anticipating next steps, accurately delivering what was commissioned
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.
For more information on the role, please take a look at the job description. For additional information on the changes Te Tāhuhu are embarking on, please visit our careers centre.
Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1563576A
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply’ button.
For further information please contact Amy Wood at
How to ApplyPlease apply via this link: https://jobs.education.govt.nz/jobs/EDU-1562564A
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