Education Adviser | Lower Hutt
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Attachments:|| October 2018 Education Advisor - Senior Adviser JD.pdf (PDF, 130KB)
|Application Close Date:||23-Oct-2018|
Education Adviser (Senior Adviser-Schooling)
Based in Wellington
Permanent position in the Wellington region, based in Lower Hutt
Do you like variety and challenge? Do you have a passion for improving attendance, engagement and achievement for all learners, particularly Māori and Pasifika? If you're 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 directly with senior leaders, Boards of Trustees and other agencies to achieve successful educational outcomes for all students. You must be able to work collaboratively with others and be able to back this up with knowledge, skills and experience in improving student attendance, engagement and achievement.
To be successful in this role you will need to be great at:
- Building and maintaining successful relationships
- Using your evaluative skills to work with data and information to solve complex problems and make decisions
- Working with others in an integrated way to support and implement change initiatives
We are looking for people who have additional expertise in:
- Strategies and initiatives that support student attendance and engagement.
- Knowledge and successful experience in leadership at primary or secondary school level.
As part of your application please include a cover letter together with CV and the names of two referees, addressed to Ella Tavernor, Manager Education, Sector Enablement and Support Wellington Region, Ministry of Education.
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 Des James on 04 463 2845.
Applications close on Tuesday 23 October 2018