Lead Adviser Pacific Early Years Learning Support
Full time fixed term until June 2024
Auckland – Maungawhau office – some travel involved
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Help shape the future of Education
At 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 this role
The Lead Adviser Pacific Early Years role is focused on building the capacity and capability of the Pacific Early Years sector to provide quality inclusive provision for children with learning support needs. You will also be partnering with others within MoE to build the capacity and capability of Learning Support regionally and nationally to provide culturally and community responsive services for Pacific ELS.
The role will involve:
Coordinating the design and provision of resources and workshops for staff in Pacific ELS across NZ to help them develop inclusive practices and systems.
Partnering with others to develop and implement a plan to enhance support services provided by the MoE learning support teams in our Regional offices
Connecting with community groups, providers and others who are also involved in support for Pacific Early Learning Services
We’re looking for someone who has experience in:
High standing, respect, integrity and experience working in diverse Pacific communities, specifically the Pacific Early Learning sector
Demonstration of deep understanding of and commitment to supporting the aspirations and needs of Pacific children with learning support needs, their families and communities
Experience of working in a Government agency and a sound understanding of the machinery of government, public sector delivery structures and systems.
Demonstrated experience in building effective professional development programmes and supporting change
Creating partnership models of engagement and experience in co-designing
Providing quality advice
Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent level of practical experience is required.