Senior Evaluator
Education Review Office
Wellington, NZ
5d ago

ERO is a Government department that evaluates and reports on the education and care of children and students in early childhood services and schools.

Our Evaluation and Review - Māori Group team is responsible for the delivery of a programme of quality evaluations, reviews, inquiries and investigations into the provision of education in Māori immersion early learning services, kura and wharekura.

The Evaluation and Review - Māori Group also has responsibility for gathering intelligence to support :

  • enhancements to the education system
  • national insights into Māori immersion education provision
  • Through this activity the Group strives for all New Zealanders, Māori, whānau, hapū and iwi to have confidence in Māori immersion early learning services, kura, wharekura and schools and are proud of the education system.

    The work of the Group supports :

  • every Māori immersion early learning service, kura and wharekura to be a great place to learn while focused on a journey of continuous improvement
  • every child to realise to their potential
  • whānau, hapū and iwi to have valuable and valued insight into the provision of education through te reo Māori
  • Māori learners to enjoy and achieve education success as Māori.
  • The Senior Evaluator is a key role that requires you to bring a mix of qualitative and quantitative research skills where Kaupapa Māori research methods will be a strong advantage.

    You will need to be good with evidence and insights, be confident in your ability and willing to build on your evaluative skill set.

    We value curious and creative minds who have a particular interest in education.

    The Senior Analyst will engage with policy and work amongst the research community, be comfortable with data and provide evidence and analysis across the Education Review Office and the wider education system.

    To be successful in this role you will have :

  • experience in managing evaluation / research projects
  • experience working in an evaluation / policy environment
  • high levels of initiative, imagination and political awareness
  • demonstrated analytical leadership abilities
  • proven written, presentation skills
  • experience in working effectively with Māori and / or Pacific organisations
  • statistical analysis, qualitative and / or quantitative evaluation experience
  • knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications for the work of ERO
  • a strong understanding of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga Māori
  • the ability to exercise sound judgement in a variety of circumstances and to identify, manage and report risks
  • Download the position statement here

    Please send your completed application form, cover letter and CV to tanya.savage ero.govt.nz(link sends email)

    Applicants must be immediately available for interview. We are only able to consider applications from people who are already in New Zealand, and applicants must hold a current work permit or be a NZ resident.

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