At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.
We get the job done – Ka oti i a mātou ngā mahi
We are respectful, we listen, we learn – He rōpū manaaki, he rōpū whakarongo, he rōpū ako mātou
We back ourselves and others to win – Ka manawanui ki a mātou, me ētahi ake kia wikitoria
We work together for maximum impact – Ka mahi ngātahi mō te tukinga nui tonu
Great results are our bottom line – Ko ngā huanga tino pai ā mātou whāinga mutunga
About our team
The Early Learning and Student Achievement Group sets the system-level learning for every child and student. Working between policy and customer facing functions, there is a significant political, stakeholder and public interest in the high performance of this group and the education curriculum and teaching workforce outcomes we seek for New Zealand.
The role of the Pathways & Progress group is to set the direction for what students learn, how they progress and how school leaders and teachers can achieve that for every child and student across school years 1 to 13.
The group uses evidence and educational trends to design targeted solutions, resources, tools and services that lift educational achievement for all. The group co-designs and co-develops innovative approaches to achieve policy intentions, plans successful implementation strategies and monitors to ensure a return on investment.
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will enrich our focus on learners and the education workforce.
About the roles
The Coordinator supports the work of the Senior Manager to ensure essential process actions are supported and delivered to timelines. The support the coordinator provides will be to ensure the group delivers on its various ministerials and group reporting requirements. The coordinator will record the activities, maintain group reporting and allocation of ministerials. This role also provides administration support across the group as required. It is strongly customer focused, in a busy group and is a critical support.
The person in this role has experience working at pace and manage set tasks and projects, as well as noticing pressure points and taking the initiative to resolve them. Your personal qualities include taking pride in producing written work and other forms of communication of the highest quality every time, and you have a proven ability to get the job done. You have the kind of interpersonal savviness that means you relate well with all kinds of people. Your background experience and skills contribute to the team providing high quality services to the sector and across the ministry.
Are you ready to make a difference?
There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.
For further information please contact Stephanie Gill on 04 439 5447 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close on 16 February 2020