Project Manager, Interventions Review, Strategy & Implementation
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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 our group and team
Our aim is to put children and young people at the heart of the education system and encourage all New Zealanders to participate in lifelong learning. The Sector Enablement and Support Group is the key interface between the Ministry and early learning schools and kura services me ngā kōhanga reo, education providers, and communities.
About this role
This role will be in place for 18 months to be part of a small team involved in the national review of supports for children and young people with the highest levels of learning support need, commissioned by Ministers through the Learning Support Action Plan 2019-2025. The purpose of the review is to ensure we provide the right supports for children and young people into the future to have positive education outcomes and achieve their full potential.
The Project Manager is responsible for the effective operational management, planning and delivery of the Review of Interventions for students with High Learning Needs.
They will need to work collaboratively with the Manager Interventions Review, who has responsibility for thought leadership and stakeholder engagement for the Review.
This is a wide-ranging position, and some of your responsibilities will include:
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Your background should include project management experience, ideally in the public sector and the ability to demonstrate the following experience:
To be successful in the role, you’ll be working collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders, developing relationships at senior levels. You’ll be communicating your ideas through high quality communications orally and in written form. We’ll count on you to shape, frame and design our process and thinking using a diverse and inclusive approach.
You will also offer:
You’ll be joining a small, high-performing team with a culture of constructive open-minded debate and working together to make an impact. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.