Senior Education Adviser

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 hours ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Education & Training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 25-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1456986
  • Job Title: Senior Education Adviser
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Senior Education Adviser

Full time, Lower Hutt

An awesome opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and innovative education professional to join our fantastic regional team.   This is a unique opportunity to play a part in championing 21st century teaching and learning and positively influencing change in schools and kura.

Do you like variety and challenge? Do you have a passion for improving educational achievement for all students/children, particularly Māori and Pasifika? If you’re someone enthusiastic and committed to creating successful educational pathways and building collaborative relationships, this could be the role for you.  If you have had some experience at middle or senior leadership level this may be another career path option. 

This role will give you the opportunity to directly work with senior leaders and Boards of Trustees to achieve successful educational outcomes for all students. You must be able to influence others and be able to back this up with knowledge, skills and experience in improving student engagement and achievement.

The successful candidates will work with schools and Kāhui Ako across the region.

To be successful in this role you will need to be great at:

  • Current experience in leadership within a New Zealand school will be an advantage
  • Building and maintaining successful relationships
  • Using your evaluative skills to work with data and information to solve complex problems and make decisions
  • Working with others to support and implement change initiatives

As part of your application please include a cover letter together with your CV addressed to Mandy Bird, Manager Education, Ministry of Education.

We will also consider applications for secondment from within the sector.  If you would like the opportunity to work for the Ministry of Education for a 12 month period, please apply and state this in your covering letter. 

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button.  You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Des James on 04 463 2845.

Applications close 31 March 2020