Lead Adviser - Māori Education Advancement | Hamilton
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| FINAL JD Lead Adviser Maori Engagement.pdf (PDF, 299KB)
|Application Close Date:||20-Jan-2019|
Lead Adviser - Māori Education Advancement
A fixed term change manager position
He ngākau nui tāu ki ngā mātauranga Māori? Kua whai hononga kē ki ngā rūnanga, ki ngā kāhui whakahaere kaupapa Māori o te takiwā nei?
E rapu ana mātou i tētahi tangata hei māngai mō te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga kia whakateretere i te kaupapa Māori o te rohe nei.
Sector Enablement and Support
Now is an exciting time at the Ministry of Education. We are in the midst of a complete review of Tomorrow's Schools, in addition to taking a whole of system approach from early learning through to tertiary and employment, working in partnership with providers, parents, whānau, iwi and the community to raise achievement for all New Zealanders.
Our regional office is the key interface between the Ministry and early learning providers, schools and kura Māori, ensuring that sector leaders and communities in which they operate have access to the expertise, programmes and resources that will allow our children and young people to engage and participate in purposeful education pathways to their full potential.
We give effect to government policy and support education and community leadership to bring about the positive changes required to lift aspiration, and raise educational achievement for all.
Lead Adviser - Māori Education Advancement (a fixed term change manager)
The Lead Adviser Māori Education Advancement will work with Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako and Iwi to influence change across the education sector through increased collaboration for the benefit and educational achievement of all children and young people within the Waikato, especially Māori.
This Lead Adviser position is through until 30 June, 2019 and provides an opportunity to ensure Māori children and young people, parents and whānau and iwi perspectives are considered and embedded in programmes of work, new initiatives, implementation and change, in order to deliver education success through our collective support for Kāhui Ako.
This role involves providing support and guidance externally across the region and internally within the Ministry of Education to help the organisation accelerate Māori educational achievement. You must be able to influence others and be able to back this up with knowledge, skills and experience in improving outcomes for Māori.
Do you like variety and challenge and are you dynamic and innovative? Do you have a passion for improving educational achievement for Māori? If you are enthusiastic and committed to creating successful educational pathways and building collaborative relationships, you would join and complement a team of Lead Advisers supporting the regional development of Kāhui Ako.
We are looking for a person who is great at:
- building successful relationships with a range of groups and individuals
- leading and working with others to support and implement change initiatives
- communicating effectively in Te Reo Māori when required at a level acceptable to the audience
- working confidently with schools, kura and Kāhui Ako in both English and Māori medium contexts
- contributing to Ministry goals for Māori enjoying education success as Māori
- working with data and information to identify issues and come up with solutions to solve complex problems and make decisions
- facilitation and presenting to groups.
Me kounga tonu tō reo whakawhiti, me rangatira tō tū ki te ao Māori - heoi inā ko koe tēnā rarau mai ki mātou o Te Tāhuhu nei - if you have the skills and passion to deliver in this rewarding role then please click on the ‘Apply Online' button or go to the Careers at the Ministry of Education link of our website: www.education.govt.nz for job description and to submit an application.
For further information please contact Rochelle McKenzie: email@example.com, or telephone 07 850 8896.
Applications close 20 January, 2019.