ESOL Verifier

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Part Time
  • Category: Education
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 22-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: EDU/1428706
  • Job Title: ESOL Verifier
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  • Summary:

ESOL Verifier


  • 2 Part time roles
  • Based in Auckland


About us

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 ESOL, Migrant, Refugee, and International Team is a dedicated and passionate group of professionals who work hard to ensure that all migrant, former refugee, and international students receive the support they need to meet their full potential at primary and secondary school. Our team supports schools throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand with advice, resources, and funding. We are based in Auckland, but also have advisors in the regions.


About the role

The person in this role is responsible for implementing ESOL verification in schools to ensure that English language learners are accurately assessed to determine eligibility for ESOL funding. The ESOL verifier will also provide advice and guidance to schools on the effective provision of ESOL support.


There are two vacancies for ESOL verifiers:

  • ESOL Verifier 0.6 (secondary focus – incumbent applying)
  • ESOL Verifier 0.6 (primary focus)


Both positions are permanent part-time (three days a week), and days of work will be negotiated with the successful applicant.


About you

To be successful in this role you will have a minimum of a bachelors degree, a TESSOL qualification, and a teaching qualification.

 You will also offer:

  • recent experience teaching in New Zealand primary, intermediate, and/or secondary schools (experience as an ESOL specialist is desirable);
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • a sound understanding of principles of second language acquisition, including an in depth understanding of principles of assessment.
  • the ability to write clearly, concisely, and accurately in English.

If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.


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 Maree Jeurissen at


Applications close on 17th November 2019.