Ministry of Education Wellington

Lead advisor, network and school delivery


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

Listed 12:54 PM 12 February 2021
Closes 28 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGvM

We are looking for an innovative problem solver with a schooling background to support the transformation of policy into the design and implementation of services for the sector.

About the role

This is a new/unique opportunity working across the Ministry's national and regional offices and with other agencies. The lead advisor will support the associate deputy secretary – network and school delivery and leads substantial/complex pieces of work to achieve the successful implementation of new initiatives and change into front line services.

You will play a key role in leading the work programme that supports the implementation of changes from the Education and Training Act 2020 as well as other projects that support the schooling sector.

About the person

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

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in teaching and learning, leadership, curriculum and assessment theory and practice, and preferably with experience as part of a school leadership team
  • Work collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders, developing relationships at senior levels within the Ministry and with key partner agencies
  • Communicate your ideas through facilitation of groups and the provision of high-quality written advice
  • Be an experienced team player with the ability to monitor and strengthen team cohesion and performance
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga.

This role is an integral part of our team, providing support and leading key pieces of work, building relationships across the wider organisation to deliver Ministry priorities.

We would welcome secondments from the sector.  If you wish to find out more information, please contact Jann Marshall. 

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a CV and cover letter. Please apply via our website

Jann Marshall
(021) 229 7685

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Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Wellington