Early Learning Senior Adviser – Pacific Services
Full time, Fixed term until June 2024
Hawke’s Bay / Tairawhiti (Napier Regional Office)
Help shape the future of Education
“Diverse Pacific learners and their families are safe, valued, and equipped to achieve their education aspirations”
Action Plan for Pacific Education 2020
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 Early Learning Senior Adviser Pacific Services will connect with Pacific early learning centres, including teachers, managers and people in governance roles, to build trusted relationships that support the aspirations and goals of the services for their learners and the aspirations and goals of the families and communities using the early learning services.
The role of the Early Learning Senior Adviser is to foster support for education opportunities that meet the needs of Pacific children and young people, families and communities, including supporting early learning settings and schools to proactively respond to the learning needs of their Pacific learners and families.
The Early Learning Senior Adviser will:
You will be experienced in working from a Pacific perspective to establish effective relationships and support for and with Pacific communities. As an Early Learning Senior Adviser Pacific Services, you will have a passion for developing partnerships with the diverse Pacific communities and experience bringing a Pacific approach to influence change.
You need to be able to build sustainable relationships and partnerships across the organisation and have established relationships with Pacific communities and providers. A passion for working in a Pacific environment is essential. You have a strong understanding of Pacific people, education and community.
To be successful in the role you will:
You will be joining a growing team who are passionate about changing the way we work to lift outcomes for Pacific learners, and committed to building transparent, ongoing partnerships that enable us to keep Pacific learners at the heart of everything we do.