Education Adviser, Early Childhood Education

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Education
  • Location: Northland
  • Date Advertised: 07-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: EDU/1431597
  • Job Title: Education Adviser, Early Childhood Education
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Education Adviser – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Full-Time Permanent position based in Te Tai Tokerau


‘A vast area full of contrasts; where the people, history, culture and scenic beauty will have you wishing you could stay longer.’


Do you have a passion for improving educational outcomes for children and their families and whānau? Are you currently in the education sector and ready to take another career move?

Now is an exciting time at the Ministry of Education. We are working differently with the sector and communities so that our education system can deliver the best outcomes for children and whānau.

The Ministry’s highest priorities are to raise achievement for all. Participation in quality early learning is a priority. This role will give you the opportunity to work collaboratively with the sector, parents, families and whānau and communities to develop local solutions that will increase participation and improve quality early learning provision.

Education Advisers take a lead role in the licensing, certification of early childhood education (ECE) services and participation initiatives. This requires excellent relationship management skills and an in depth knowledge of the early learning education sector at a senior level.

If you are able to evidence your experience in the following areas we would like to hear from you:

  • Knowledge and experience working with Te Whāriki.
  • Knowledge and experience working within early learning service legislation.
  • The confidence to work across a diverse range of early learning services and contexts.
  • Strong networks and experience working with Māori medium and Pacific ECE services.
  • Have experience in assessing information to make objective judgments against criteria and recommending courses of action.
  • Have the ability to analyse complex issues to produce clear and succinct written work with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Have experience in dealing with complex relationships, including influencing and negotiation skills.
  • A tertiary qualification in early learning or other relevant discipline.

This role can be based from any of our Tai Tokerau offices in Kaitaia, Kerikeri, or Whangarei.

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 in Education link at our website: for job descriptions and to submit an application.

For further information please contact Irene Iwikau on or 09 436 8921.

Applications close on Sunday 24th November 2019.