Education System Stewardship
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The Education Systems Stewardship team is responsible for leading the entity monitoring, board appointments and New Zealand Honours work within the Ministry of Education.
We have a key role in conveying the Minister's expectations to the education Crown entities, providing advice and assurance on entity performance, recruiting board members who are a true reflection of Aotearoa to ensure a diverse range of candidates are nominated for appointment to education sector boards,or Royal honours.
This is your opportunity to make an impact in the Education Sector, specifically with board appointments. You'll be giving advice and supporting a selection process that will allow candidates from all backgrounds to put themselves forward in the best way possible. This will ensure that board members represent the diversity of New Zealand.
To be successful in the role, you'll be working collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders, developing relationships at senior levels. You'll be communicating your ideas through high quality written advice. We'll also count on you to shape, frame and design our process and thinking using a diverse and inclusive approach.
Additionally, you will have the ability to:
· analyse and interpret data to draw meaningful insights and produce high quality advice on performance
· understand and apply the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
· problem-solve complex issues and identify risks
· proactively plan, prioritise responsibilities and lead relevant projects.
You'll be joining a small, high-performing team with a culture of constructive open-minded debate and working together to make an impact. It's a great developmental pathway as you gain political nous and systems thinking that will equip you in potential secondments to other business units. As an organisation, we are committed to shaping a system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
We have three roles open, and are considering permanent and fixed-term positions. We also have an opportunity for job-sharing. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
There is more information in the job description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the 'apply' online button.
For further information please contact Annie Holmes at +64 04 463 8222 or Annie.Holmes@education.govt.nz
Applications close midnight - Sunday, 2 June 2019.