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  • Category: Education
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 14-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZQA/2106MA
  • Job Title: Evaluator
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Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama!

E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo – nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.


May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light.

We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Apply your programme delivery and assessment expertise

Are you passionate about quality vocational education and assessment practice?

Can you apply your assessment and moderation skills to ensure programmes listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework are credible and robust?

We are looking for an Evaluator to join our Monitoring and Assessment team. This is an exciting opportunity for motivated individuals to perform at the highest level, in a supportive, target driven environment.

Your excellent oral and written communication, attention to detail, relationship management and influencing skills will enable you to work well with colleagues, contractors and tertiary education organisations.

You will have strong analytical skills that enable you to establish the quality of programme delivery and how well it complies with NZQA Rules.

You will be responsible for:

  • planning and carrying out programme monitoring and compliance activities, and synthesising your findings in programme monitoring reports
  • contracting, training, and quality assuring the work of programme monitors and moderators
  • working closely with education organisations to monitor their performance in national external moderation and provide guidance in assessment and moderation good practice.


We are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge and experience in assessment design and moderation, programme development and delivery or industry training experience.

You may be working for a transitional Industry Training Organisation, NZIST subsidiary, PTE, Wānanga, University or Government Training Organisation. Applications are welcome from people in quality assurance, industry training and academic programme leadership roles.

You will hold a relevant qualification at Bachelor level or above and have extensive experience in teaching and/or managing in the New Zealand tertiary education sector.

This is a Wellington based position and requires some domestic travel.

If you are motivated to make a positive and lasting contribution to the quality of tertiary education in New Zealand, and can work effectively in a changing environment, we would like to hear from you.

NZQA is accountable for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.   

NZQA is a te reo Māori learning organisation with commitments to equity and lifelong learning.  We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace.  NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for Māori staff and has an active Māori staff network, Te Kāhui Māori

For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA’s Customer CharterOrganisational Values and NZQA Staff Benefits. If you are applying/viewing through Seek, please click ‘apply now’ to access these links.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Ann-Marie Bellinger-Browne, Team Leader, Monitoring and Assessment on 04 463 3270 or email  Ann-Marie.Bellinger-Browne@nzqa.govt.nz

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 9 February 2021