Lead Advisor Te Kahu Toi Intensive Wraparound Service
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington City, NZ
5d ago
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Lead Advisor - Te Kahu Toi Intensive Wraparound Service

  • Fixed Term (Maternity Leave Cover)
  • National Office - Wellington
  • 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.

    Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

    While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

    About our group and team - SE&S - Sector Enablement and Support

    Our teams around the country work closely with the Early Childhood and Schooling sectors, providers, and communities to provide support, expertise and resources to help children and young people reach their full potential.

    We also directly provide Learning Support for around 40,000 children and young people.

    The Ministry of Education's Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service provides support to families and schools to help a small number of children and young people who have behaviour, social and / or learning needs that are highly complex and challenging (and may have associated intellectual difficulty), require support at school, at home and in the community and for whom all local services / supports have been fully utilised and are unable to meet their needs.

    The Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service will coordinate and develop an individualised plan that supports the student within the local school setting while working directly with families / whānau and the students at home and within the community settings, working collaboratively with education, health, welfare and other social service and community agencies.

    About this role

    The Lead Advisor, Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service will be responsible for monitoring, improving and reporting in the development, co-

    ordination and provision of efficient, effective and equitable delivery of services in accordance with the goals, objectives and policies of the Ministry and the principles of the Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service.

    The Lead Advisor will plan, provide direction and contribute to the operational delivery of the service through a period of on-

    going change and development. These changes must lead to better and more integrated services from the resources available.

    The Lead Advisor is accountable for reporting results and the outputs required of the Learning Support provision through the wider Te Kahu Toi team.

    The person will need be able to read, understand and monitor operational funding accounts and spreadsheets.

    About you

    To be successful in the role, you'll be working collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders, developing relationships at senior levels.

    You'll be communicating your ideas through high quality written advice. We'll also count on you to shape, frame and improve our process and thinking using a diverse and inclusive approach.

    You will also offer :

  • Skills in using statistical and demographic analysis and qualitative and quantitative data research to inform and evaluate operational policy design.
  • Previous experience at a senior level in education, special education, health or welfare sectors.
  • Previous experience in supporting the management of finances and resources.
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
  • You'll be joining a small, high-performing national office team with a culture of constructive open-minded debate and working together to make an impact.

    Are you ready to make a difference?

    We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

    As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

    There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the apply online' button.

    For further information, please contact David Pluck, National Manager Te Kahu Toi IWS at david.pluck education.govt.nz

    Applications close Midnight on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

    Interviews will be held in Wellington on Tuesday 1st October 2019.

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