Qualifications Development Facilitator

Posted on 25-Jan-2023
Application Close Date: 08-Feb-2023
Job Details
Position Type:
Permanent Full-time
Job Reference:

Qualifications Development Facilitator, Māori Qualifications Services - Permanent

Kei te kimi mātou i tētahi Kaitakawaenga Whakawhanake Tohu Mātauranga kia hono mai ki tō mātou tīma o Ngā Ratonga Tohu Mātauranga Māori. Ko te mātauranga te kaupapa nui hei whakapakari, hei whakangungu, hei whakaora i ngā ākonga puta noa i te motu, ahakoa ko wai, ahakoa nō hea.

Do you thrive on variety and have an interest in supporting the educational achievement of Māori through mātauranga Māori pathways?  Have you a positive, energetic, flexible customer-focussed approach and a strong results orientation?

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 

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority is seeking a Qualifications Development Facilitator to join the Wellington-based Māori Qualifications Services (MQS) within their newly established unit, Ngā Poutoko Aromatawai Māori.

The MQS team is responsible for the development, maintenance, review and support of New Zealand qualifications and unit standards which are predicated on mātauranga Māori. It is also involved in the maintenance of University Entrance and the provision of policy and specialist advice on standards and qualifications.

Skills and experience

The MQS Qualifications Development Facilitator role requires someone with a sound knowledge of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, experience in the education and training sector, especially in facilitating change and delivering to customer expectations in a complex work environment, assessment, qualifications, and the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

The role requires the ability to quickly establish, build and maintain strong effective and collaborative working relationships, and establish credibility with specialist external advisors and a variety of stakeholders including government agencies, industry, education providers, whānau, hapū, iwi, and other customers.

If you believe you have the right mix of skills and knowledge, and are passionate about making a positive contribution to the educational success of Māori then you may be the person we are looking for.

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 Mereana Su on 04 463 3251.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 8 February 2023.