Senior Manager Aromatawai
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ, NZ
6d ago
  • Permanent
  • National Office, Wellington Help shape the future of EducationHe mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huangaWe work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomesAt Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
  • About our group and team The purpose and goal of Te Uepū Reo Māori is to ensure that all learners aged 0-18 who commit to learning in and of the Māori language have access to quality provision and learning experiences.

    The group is responsible for setting the strategic direction to ensure the growth of te reo Māori, the Māori medium pathway and those learning the language.

    It is through this learning journey that Māori language learners can access the Māori world and understand their role in it.

    Mō tēnei tūranga About this role The Senior Manager - Aromatawai will lead all work that will ensure the national curriculum and those learning te reo Māori and learning through te reo Māori is explicitly inclusive of aromatawai.

    This work will include, but not be exclusive to, the development of He Ara Kōkiri (Records of Learning), the redevelopment of Aro Matawai Urunga-ā-Kura (School Entry Assessment), Te Rito, NMSSA, and other assessment tools the Ministry currently has available.

    Mōhou ake About you You will offer :

  • Proven experience working from a te ao Māori perspective using Māori bodies of knowledge to solidify approaches to project outcomes
  • Demonstrated people leadership experience including
  • understanding of the role of a manager in complex environments, an ability to delegate / empower, coach and develop staff
  • The perceptiveness, and demonstrated capacity, to think strategically, foresee risks and opportunities, and design alternative strategies to deal with change
  • A proven record in presenting high quality, timely and credible advice to Ministers and to other high level decision makers
  • Understanding of and experience in the machinery of government
  • A record of successful achievement in managing and leading teams in the identification, analysis and design of solutions for complex problems
  • Proven Māori education leadership in the wider community Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? Are you ready to make a difference?
  • If you'd like to bring your experience and skills to this rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.

    If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the apply' button. In your cover letter we'd like to know :

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes, and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
  • 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 Moe Sa'u at moe.sau close on Sunday 23 January 2022.

    Please note that some roles at Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education are subject to the requirements of the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.

    In order for the successful applicant / s to be offered these roles, they will need to comply with the requirement to be vaccinated and agree to provide information and evidence regarding their vaccination status.

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