NZQA Wellington

School relationship manager


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

Listed 2:45 PM 21 January 2022
Closes 5pm 09 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASVf

NZQA is looking for highly skilled education professionals who are successful leaders of assessment in schools and/or wharekura to join our expanding 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, including:

  • supporting schools with the implementation of the Review of Standards
  • supporting them with quality assurance of their assessment practice
  • contributing to systems improvement and broader initiatives, like implementation of the NCEA Change programme.

We have both permanent and fixed term opportunities to join the team and are open to secondments until 30 June 2025. The positions are Wellington based and require extensive travel away from the office.

As the duties and responsibilities of this position require the holder to visit schools and have direct contact with students, successful applicants will need to meet the requirements of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021. 

Skills and experience

This is an ideal position if you:

  • are dedicated to ensuring the quality of New Zealand's secondary school qualification
  • are committed to promoting equitable education outcomes for all students
  • thrive on working both independently and within a team
  • are confident and competent in te Ao Māori.

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 change leadership and/or te Reo Māori.

Apply Now!

For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values.

How to apply

Please apply online via following the vacancy link provided. If you would like to discuss further, please contact:

Andrew Macklin
(04) 463 4232

Job Description
School Relationship Manager Jan 2022

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASVf

Listed 2:45 PM 21 January 2022
Closes 5pm 09 February 2022


Organisation details


Location: Wellington