Education Advisor

  • Company:
    Education in New Zealand
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    negotiable / month
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    3 weeks ago
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Education Advisor Māori Medium – 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 tamariki in kura? Now is an exciting time to join the Ministry of Education. 

We have one permanent position vacant for an Education Advisor Māori Medium based in our Hamilton office .

Education Advisor Māori Medium – Schooling

This brokering role is a key interface for a portfolio of kura and/or Kāhui Ako. It involves supporting kura 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 kura Māori, Māori communities, cultural competency and ability in te reo māori me ōna tikanga is necessary. 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 $80,000 – $90,000. 

    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. 

    Applications close on 8 April 2021.