Senior Adviser

  • Company:
    Education in New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
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Senior Adviser –  Pathways & Progress

  • 2 Permanent roles, 1 Fixed Term role
  • Based in Wellington
  • Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

    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.

    Great results are our bottom line – Ko ngā huanga tino pai ā mātou whāinga mutunga

    About our team

    The Early Learning & Student Achievement Group (ELSA)

    The Early Learning and Student Achievement Group sets the system-level learning for every child and student. Working between policy and customer facing functions, there is a significant political, stakeholder and public interest in the high performance of this group and the education curriculum and teaching workforce outcomes we seek for New Zealand.

    About Pathways & Progress

    The role of the Pathways & Progress group is to set the direction for what students learn, how they progress and how school leaders and teachers can achieve that for every child and student across school years 1 to 13. The group uses evidence and educational trends to design targeted solutions, resources, tools and services that lift educational achievement for all. The group co-designs and co‑develops innovative approaches to achieve policy intentions, plans successful implementation strategies and monitors to ensure a return on investment.

    About the role

    The Senior Adviser supports the design of the National Curriculum, development and implementation of teaching and learning initiatives to support students to lift achievement.

    About you

    The person in this role has experience working at pace and manage set tasks and projects, as well as noticing pressure points and taking the initiative to resolve them. Your personal qualities include taking pride in producing written work and other forms of communication of the highest quality every time, and you have a proven ability to get the job done. You have the kind of interpersonal savviness that means you relate well with all kinds of people. Your background experience and skills contribute to the team providing high quality services to the sector and across the ministry. It would be great if you have a teaching background in teaching years 8 and above.

     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.