Principal Advisor - Te Kahu Tōī, IWS
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ, NZ
3d ago

Principal Advisor - Te Kahu Tōī, Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS)

  • 1 FTE Principal Advisor position
  • National Office - Matauranga House, 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 EducationAt 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 groupThe Sector Enablement and Support Group (SE&S) is the Ministry's operational services group. We work closely with our Ministry, sector and government agency colleagues to ensure early childhood services, schools, kura and communities have the support they need to achieve the best education outcomes for all children and young people.

    SE&S has ten regions across Aotearoa / New Zealand. Each region is a significant provider of a range of learning supports and services, and employs specialists who provide support to children, young people and their whānau, As well as offering individualised support, these specialists help to build capability and understanding among those who are supporting learners.

    The Team : Te Kahu Tōī, Intensive Wraparound Service is a service that provides comprehensive, evidence-based interventions to support children / young people with challenging behaviour, socio-emotional difficulties and complex learning needs across a range of contexts.

    The team works collaboratively with children / young people, parents / caregivers and family / whānau, schools, agencies and local communities to develop and implement comprehensive ecological wraparound plans.

    The priority for these plans is for the child / young person to achieve success at home, school and in their local community.

    For information about Te Kahu Tōī, Intensive Wraparound Service please refer to http : / / www.education.govt.nz / school / student-support / special-education / intensive-wraparound-service-iws / About this roleThe Principal Advisor works closely with the National Manager to support and build capacity across the group, improve internal processes, focussing on maintaining Fidelity of the service.

  • Lifting system performance to enable positive outcomes for tamariki, and their whānau who access the service.Prioritising Te Tiriti o Waitangi / The Treaty of Waitangi policy in their everyday work and business planning, centred on the three work programmes for this policy;
  • Embed our commitment to Te Tiriti / The Treaty in our work
  • Work in partnership with Māori and
  • Actively lift the leadership practice and cultural capability of the education system. About youTo be successful in the role you will be able to :
  • Work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders, at a senior level, to create and lead bespoke projects / practices to enhance the efficacy of Te Kahu Tōī. IWS.
  • Constructively promote active debate over critical issues of service design, implementation and fidelity based on evidence, benchmarking research, analysis and stakeholder feedback
  • Communicate your ideas through high quality written and oral advice
  • Understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Travel within Aotearoa / New Zealand
  • Clean driver's license. You will be joining a collaborative, high performing team with a culture of constructive, open-minded debate who work together to implement effective, positive change for children, young peoplei and their families who access the Te Kahu Tōī, IWS service.
  • 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.

    As an organisation we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector and we reflect this commitment in our everyday work.

    Are you ready to make a difference?This is a permanent position based at the National office, Matauranga House, Wellington We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and people 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.

    Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

    For further information, please contact David Pluck at 0274351790 and / or David.Pluck education.govt.nz Applications close on 25 October 2021 (midnight)

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