Principal Advisor Pasifika

Posted on 17-Nov-2021
Application Close Date: 01-Dec-2021
Job Details
Position Type:
Permanent Full-time
Job Reference:
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Job Specification

Principal Advisor Pasifika

Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama! E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo – nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light. We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

About the role 

Kia orana, Noa'ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pacific greetings.

Are you ready for your new role? This is your chance to work in the Office of Pasifika team at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.  We are currently seeking a Principal Advisor Pasifika to join our high performing team and contribute to NZQA's focus on equitable educational outcomes for Pasifika learners. 

Based in Wellington, the Principal Advisor Pasifika will lead and contribute to a range of local, national, and international projects and programmes focused on Pasifika learner success. You will support the Chief Advisor Pasifika and help lead NZQA's Pasifika work programme with NZQA divisions, Pasifika communities, government agencies and the wider education sector.

This is an opportunity for you to use your in-depth knowledge, experience and understanding of New Zealand society and the major political, economic, social and cultural factors impacting on Pasifika education to help realise the goals of NZQA's Takiala Pasifika 2020 – 2023.

If you enjoy a challenge and meet the requirements for this role then please apply now!

About us

NZQA is a te reo Māori learning organisation and is committed to equity and lifelong learning. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds that will enrich our understanding of the education system. We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace.  NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to Māori and Pacific staff and has active Māori and Pacific staff networks which contribute to NZQA's strategic action plans - Te Kōkiritanga and Takiala Pasifika.

What we can offer:

  • A supportive team / whanau environment
  • A role with lots of variety
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • To find out more click here NZQA Staff Benefits

Apply Now!

For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying/viewing through Seek, please click ‘apply now' to access these links.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Utufa'asisili Rosemary Mose on 027 213 7155.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 3 December 2021.