Education Advisor | Hamilton
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Attachments:|| EA Job Description_2019.pdf (PDF, 196KB)
|Application Close Date:||28-Feb-2019|
Education Advisor - Waikato Region
Sector Enablement and Support
The Ministry of Education is the lead adviser to the Government on education and the steward of the education system, supporting families, whānau, iwi and communities, and the education system as a whole, to focus on lifting aspiration and raising educational achievement for every New Zealander.
Do you like variety and challenge? Do you have a passion for improving educational achievement for all children/students, particularly Māori and Pasifika? Now is an exciting time to join the Ministry of Education.
We have one permanent position vacant for an Education Advisor based in our Hamilton office. A secondment or fixed term will also be considered.
Education Advisor - Schooling
This brokering role is a key interface for a portfolio of schools in a geographic area and/or Communities of Learning l Kāhui Ako. It involves supporting schools and Kāhui Ako to develop and implement strategies to lift student achievement which can involve leadership, management, governance, teaching, curriculum delivery, monitoring and assessment, network provision, student engagement, or community involvement.
The successful candidate will 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
Ideally, successful candidates will need to have a core knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand education system and relevant legislation and applicable criteria. Experience with Māori communities and ability in te reo māori me ōna tikana would be helpful. The ability to work across a wider discipline of work across the wider ministry teams, along with a relevant tertiary qualification is desirable. The salary range will be $70,000 - $80,000.
If you have the skills and passion to deliver in this rewarding role then apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.
You can view a job description below. If you have any queries, you can contact Rochelle on 07 850 8896.
Applications close on midnight of 28 February 2019.