New Zealand Qualifications Authority Wellington

School relationship manager


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

Listed 12:20 pm 08 April 2021
Closes 5pm 05 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJeb

E rere nei te reo pōwhiri ki te tai whakarunga, ki te tai whakararo, ki te hunga anō e ngākau nui ana ki ā tātou tamariki mokopuna e whai nei i ngā tohu mātauranga me te mana taurite i roto i ngā kura tuarua puta noa i Aotearoa nei.

NZQA is looking for highly skilled education professionals who are successful leaders of assessment in schools and/or wharekura to join our Wellington-based team of school relationship managers.

You will be responsible for monitoring and advising on assessment systems for your regional allocations of senior secondary schools and/or wharekura.

This is an ideal position if you are dedicated to ensuring the quality of New Zealand's secondary school qualification and committed to promoting equitable education outcomes for all students.

We have both permanent and fixed-term opportunities to join the team. If you are not ready to commit to leaving the teaching profession, we are willing to consider secondment opportunities of at least 2 years in duration.

All positions need you to have professional and leadership experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Senior or middle management of assessment in a school or wharekura
  • Assessment processes in the role of Principal's Nominee
  • Systems change.

Ideally, you will also have expertise in

  • Te reo and tikanga Māori; the skill of operating in a Māori setting and the ability to work productively with kura / wharekura communities, or
  • Have extensive experience of managing Special Assessment Conditions for students with a range of assessment needs.

The positions are Wellington based and require extensive travel away from the office.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Andrew.

How to apply

For more information, a copy of the job description or to apply, please follow the link provided.

Andrew Macklin, Team Leader School Quality Assurance and Liaison
(04) 463 4232

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAJeb

Listed 12:20 pm 08 April 2021
Closes 5pm 05 May 2021

Organisation details

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Location: Wellington