About this role
Senior Adviser - Early Childhood Education
Compliance Assurance & Practice
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 Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga - Ministry of Education, we shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
In the Early Childhood Education Group, we really care about New Zealand's youngest learners. We are looking for someone who shares our passion.
Our focus is to empower the early learning sector to meet standards, drive continuous improvement and accountability. We do this through a mix of :
Do you want to make a difference?
This role sits with the Early Childhood Regulations and Planning team. A lot of what we do involves compliance assurance in partnership with our regional Education Advisers.
We are the first port of call for regulatory issues and assist or lead large assurance investigations.
We have great people who bring enthusiasm, energy and intellectual curiosity. We work in a fast-paced environment. That's code for, there's always a lot to do! So, you will also be good at planning, prioritising and juggling.
Among the skills you will bring :
As a team we are committed to a safe and inclusive work environment. As a team we are growing our understanding of te ao Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, tikanga and kawa.
The ability to speak te reo Māori and competence in working with Māori whānau, hapū, iwi and / or Pacific communities is highly valued.
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.