Ministry of Education Manawatu/Whanganui

Service manager


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:41 am 06 December 2019
Closes 05 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3eM

Based in Palmerston North
Ministry of Education – Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatū

The role presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in an organisation committed to raising achievement and reducing disparity. We are in the midst of a positive change initiative that’s setting a platform for New Zealand’s young learners to be the best they can be.

As an experienced manager, you will lead and work with a committed professional team delivering a range of learning support services to children and young people. You and your team will work with early childhood providers and schools to strengthen inclusive practices, raise student achievement and deliver on communities' aspirations. You will have a key role within the Learning Support Delivery Model (LSDM), facilitating the timely provision of services in response to local needs.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • The ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, and manage workload and resource issues
  • To work collaboratively within the context of the LSDM to achieve positive outcomes that draw on the combined resources and expertise of the sector, services, and wider community
  • How to strengthen sector responses to neuro-diversity and a wide range of learning support needs
  • The ability to facilitate the effective use of tools, approaches and people resources that are prioritised within the Learning Support Action Plan
  • Leading service delivery for students' with additional learning needs through a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Current driver’s licence.


How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jane Hawkins-Jones
(06) 757 6403

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Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Manawatu/Whanganui