Manager Education

Posted on 22-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 29-Mar-2018
Job Details
Position Type:
Full Time
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Job Description

Manager Education

Tai Tokerau - Permanent, Full Time


 Live and work in beautiful Tai Tokerau (Northland).  Soak up the lifestyle in a sub-tropical climate, close to beautiful beaches and great fishing.


Now is an exciting time at the Ministry of Education. We are working differently with communities so that our education system can deliver the best outcomes for children and young people.

We are looking for an experienced manager to join our Tai Tokerau team. The Manager Education is directly accountable for working with kohanga reo, early childhood providers, schools and kura, and tertiary providers to raise achievement and to deliver on the communities' aspirations and goals for their children and young people.


Key priorities for the role are:

  • Develop strong local connections and networks with local education providers, iwi, communities and whanau to achieve educational priorities for the region
  • Broker support from across the Ministry and other agencies to deliver joined up work programmes tailored to local needs
  • Leading a multidisciplinary team providing support to early childhood providers, schools, tertiary institutions, and their communities to drive student achievement efforts at a whole of system level.
  • Improving educational achievement for all students and children, particularly Maori, Pasifika.


This role will have an immediate priority focus on supporting children and young people and their parents, families and whanau to be engaged in learning.

Experience and knowledge of working with Maori and their communities.

If you are looking for a rewarding challenge, this is a key role that will have a genuine impact on students and the community. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to make a difference to the future of New Zealand.

If you have the skills and passion to deliver in these rewarding roles then please click on the ‘Apply Online' button or go to the Careers at the Ministry of Education link at our website: for job descriptions and to submit an application. For further information please contact Janet MacInnes at


Applications close 29 March 2018.