Ministry of Education Wellington

Curriculum lead (school focus)


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

Listed 11:02 am 02 February 2021
Closes 14 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGaU

  • Permanent or secondment opportunity
  • Lower Hutt regional office

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 on schooling and supporting children’s wellbeing. You will be part of a newly formed national team working closely with schools and kura to provide 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 school level
  • Experiential knowledge and competencies in supporting curriculum design that has evidenced improved outcomes for diverse communities
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills, diplomacy and an ability to adapt to different interaction styles and contexts
  • Proven experience of building and maintaining effective relationships with whānau, Māori and Pacific communities.

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

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

If you have any questions please email or ring Mandy.

How to apply

For further information, please visit Please apply via our website

Mandy Bird, Manager Education
(027) 204 7063

Please review the attached position description
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Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Wellington