Lead Education Adviser CoL

Posted on 07-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 20-Feb-2018
Job Details
Position Type:
Fixed Term Full Time
Job Reference:
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Job Description

Lead Education Advisor - Communities of Learning

Auckland - Full time, fixed term

An awesome opportunity has arisen for highly experienced, dynamic and innovative education professionals to join our fantastic regional team. This is a unique opportunity to play a part in championing 21st century teaching and learning and positively influencing change in schools and kura.


Do you like variety and challenge? Do you have a passion for improving educational achievement for all students/children, particularly Māori and Pasifika, by working as part of a community? If you're someone enthusiastic and committed to creating successful educational pathways and building collaborative relationships, this could be the role for you.


Now is an exciting time at the Ministry of Education. We are in the midst of a positive change initiative that's setting a platform for New Zealand's young learners to be the best they can be. Our vision is ultimately about ensuring children succeed personally and achieve academically, so in years to come they are productive, valued and competitive in the world. We want New Zealand and New Zealanders to lead globally.


This role will give you the opportunity to work in partnership with sector leaders and communities to support them to achieve successful educational outcomes for all students. You must be able to influence others and be able to back this up with knowledge, skills and experience in improving student engagement and achievement.


To be successful in this role you will need to be great at:

  • Building successful relationships with a range of groups and individuals.
  • Working with data and information to identify issues and come up with solutions to solve complex problems and make decisions.
  • Leading and working with others to support and implement change initiatives.
  • Presenting and leading group discussions.


We are looking for people who ideally will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand education system and relevant legislation
  • An understanding of the relationship between policy intent and the range and combination of tools available for implementing new initiatives.


This position is fixed term for 12 months.

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.  You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Zelda, on 09 632 9561.


Applications close 20 February 2018.