Education Advisor – Māori Engagement

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    New Zealand Government
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    negotiable / month
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    2 days ago
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Ministry of EducationClosing date: 12/04/2021Permanent Full TimeAucklandPermanent, full-time positionMaungawhau office, Mt Eden AucklandTēnā koutou ki ngā maunga e tū whakahī ana, ngā awa e riporipo ana ī te whenua, ngā marae maha me ngā kāinga poho o ngā iwi o te motuHelp shape the future of educationHe mea tārai e mātou te mātaurangakia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huangaAt the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.About our group and teamOur teams around the country work closely with the Early Childhood and Schooling sectors, providers, and communities to provide support, expertise and resources to help children and young people reach their full potential.We also directly provide Learning Support for around 40,000 children and young people.About this role:Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Strategic Advisor Māori and other colleagues who have responsibility and experience working with whānau and iwi to ensure an integrated approach across Sector Emblement and SupportEstablish and maintain strong working relationships with iwi and Māori organisationsEstablish and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders (other agencies, attendance services, NGO’s) to ensure effective engagement and collaborationEstablish and maintain strong working relationships with education providers. Develop a strong understanding of education and wellbeing services that are available to Māori learners and whānau.About youWe are looking for person who can:Relate to and understand the aspirations and needs of Māori children and young people, parents and whānau, iwi, businesses and employers in the regionReport, analyse and evaluate research and data from a wide range of sources to identify and respond to priorities for Māori children and young people.Work in partnership with parents, families, whānau, businesses and employers to understand their needs and provide a foundation for education successIdentify and support other agencies and providers to ensure Māori children and young people can engage and participate in educationThe ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatangaAre you ready to make a difference?We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.Please review the position description by copying and pasting this link into your browser: this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.For further information, please contact Nicole at