Ministry of Education Hawke's Bay

Curriculum lead (early learning focus)


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

Listed 9:57 am 21 January 2021
Closes 02 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGJ1

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

Help shape the future of Education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

About this opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to support teachers and kaiako to design and teach local curriculum and marau ā-kura with a focus in Early Learning that supports children and young people’s wellbeing. You will be part of a newly formed national team working closely with early learning services and kōhanga reo to provide national curriculum support.

These roles will be truly transformational. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the wellbeing of every learner is at the heart of our education system.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in teaching and learning, leadership, curriculum and assessment theory and practice, and an ability to support professional change at a early learning or ngā kōhanga reo level.
  • Experiential knowledge and competencies in supporting curriculum design that has evidenced improved outcomes for diverse communities
  • For those curriculum leads working in Māori medium settings a strong knowledge of te reo is essential.

Please see the job description for further detail on the skills, knowledge and experience we are looking for.

More information

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If this opportunity sounds of interest and you meet the requirements, we would welcome your application.

How to apply

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Curriculum Leads

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Vacancy reference #:1HAGJ1

Listed 9:57 am 21 January 2021
Closes 02 February 2021

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Hawke's Bay