Executive Assistant Deputy Secretary - Te Mahau| Te Tai Whenua
NZ Ministry of Education
Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, NZ
5d ago

Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary Te Mahau Te Tai Whenua

  • Permanent Tauranga
  • Key support role for senior Māori leader
  • Fluency in Te Reo is highly desirable 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.
  • We shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary.We are making significant changes to how we deliver our purpose So that we :

  • Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Giving priority to regional and local voice.
  • Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
  • Improving feedback loops and information flows.Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, 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.

    Mō tēnei tūranga About the roleYou will be supporting the Deputy Secretary Te Mahau Te Tai Whenua. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a chance to become an Executive Assistant supporting a Senior Māori leader who is passionate about professional development.

    As the Executive Assistant you will assist the Deputy Secretary to achieve goals by managing their communications / emails, diary, monitoring daily schedules, arranging travel arrangements, and keeping them informed of commitments by highlighting conflicts.

    The role will be suitable for someone with previous supporting experience and who is ideally fluent in te reo, a strong administrative background, and a willingness to learn and do the mahi.

    In return, this role will offer a collaborative working environment and career progression opportunities within the organisation.

    Mōhou ake About youWe welcome applications from a range of backgrounds, as we are interested to hire someone with outstanding potential keen to support the important mahi our ministry does for Aotearoa.

    As the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary Te Mahau Te Tai Whenua you will bring your keenness to learn, grow and develop your understanding and do the mahi to be successful in the role.

    You will have knowledge of Te Tiriti and a strong base in Matauranga Māori. Proficiency in te reo is highly desirable.You will also bring your high attention to detail, calmness under pressure and have the ability to anticipate the needs of the Deputy Secretary.

    You will have sound computer knowledge, experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word, etc)andhave the ability to perform your duties with considerable confidentiality, initiative, and mature and independent judgment.

    If you want to make your mark during an exciting time as we move toward embedding Te Mahau within Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga then we want to hear from you!Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi?

    Are you ready to make a difference?We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.

    As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued, and supported.

    For more information on the role, please look at the job description. For additional information on the changes Te Tāhuhu are embarking on, please visit our careers centre.

    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.
  • For further information, please contact Veranay Samuels veranay.samuels education.govt.nzApplications close Midnight Sunday 17th October 2021

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