Manager Learning Support | Hawkes Bay
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Attachments:|| JD - Manager Learning Support.pdf (PDF, 278KB)
|Application Close Date:||30-Jun-2019|
Manager Learning Support
Are you a people leader? Are you passionate about education? Are you committed to supporting all children and young people to achieve educational success?
The Ministry of Education is improving its support services to children and young people and is looking for a dynamic professional to lead this change.
If you're an enthusiastic and passionate individual that is committed to educational equity, raising achievement for all, love implementing new initiatives, are committed to creating successful educational pathways and to building collaborative relationships, this could be the role for you!
About the role
The Manager Learning Support will coordinate access to child-focused services to ensure all children achieve educational success. They will work with a diverse range of groups including parents, educators, Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako, health professionals and other agencies to ensure that the right support is delivered at the right time to better support children and young people in need to achieve their educational goals. We are seeking an innovator that is committed to our inclusive approach to education and to achieving the best outcomes for our children every day.
The successful applicant will be a people leader and will have a proven track record in managing complex relationships through change. They will have extensive experience in managing service delivery from working in either the public, private, social or education sectors.
The position is a fulltime permanent role that will report directly to the Director of Education in Hawke's Bay/Tairawhiti and will be central part of the regional leadership team. They will be based in our Napier office however travel throughout the region will be required.
About Learning Support
Learning Support is a part of Sector Enablement and Support and provides support to children and young people with learning needs. They provide children, their whanau, schools and services with the expertise, programmes and resources needed to enable our children and young people to succeed. The Ministry is modernising and improving learning support so it's easier to access, child-focused, flexible and better integrated with other social services and we need someone to lead this change.
About the person
We are looking for person who has:
- Experience in leadership and leading change
- Experience in working in a large Government organisation or the education sector in a leadership role
- Skills in leading and motivating others, and are able to challenge, facilitate, supervise and coach others to increase capacity for excellence, and where necessary, change
- Developed networks, credibility and relationships with individuals and organisations in the education sector is preferred.
If you're looking for a challenge, and want to contribute to improving the educational outcomes of our children and young people with learning support needs then we want to hear from you!
For further information or if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Bianca Burns on 06 833 6795 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Midnight - Sunday 30 June 2019.