Service Manager – Waikato
About the Ministry
The Ministry of Education is of relevance to every person, whānau and community in New Zealand and is a major contributor to improving our society and economy. We do this by working with others to ensure the children, young people and students of the future are competent, connected, life-long learners.
This role is based in the Ministry’s Learning Support team, and will require regular travel within the wider Waikato region. Learning Support refers to the additional support provided to children and young people with a diverse range of needs.
About the role
As a Service Manager you will be responsible for managing and leading a team of dedicated professionals (e.g. Education Psychologists, Speech Language Therapists) in the development, co-ordination and provision of services aimed at improving social and educational outcomes for children and young people with learning support needs.
As part of the Regional Learning Support management team, you will also contribute to service development, collaborative problem solving and business planning across the Waikato Region. The implementation of the Learning Support Delivery Model will require interagency experience and high levels of influencing and collaborating skills.
To be successful you will need;
What’s on offer?
If the role sounds of interest and you have the capability we require we would love to hear from you.
The Ministry has an equal opportunities policy and is committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. For a confidential discussion about the opportunity please contact Jessica Calvert on 07 8508893.
Applications close 5pm Friday 12 March 2021