Senior Adviser

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Education & Training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 11-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1455952
  • Job Title: Senior Adviser
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

Senior Adviser

Pathways & Progress – Early Learning and Student Achievement

 

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 individ-ual 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 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, 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.  Knowledge of literacy teaching and learning will be an advantage.

 

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 job 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 Stephanie Gill on +64 4 439 5447 or email on stephanie.gill@education.govt.nz.

 

Applications close on 24 March 2020.