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8th Oct 2019 12:00am
20th Oct 2019 12:00am
- Permanent – full time.
- Respond to a variety of information requests from Ministers, schools, journalists, and the public.
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Help shape the future of Education.
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, 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.
About the role
The Assistant Advisor will help ensure EIS responses to these requests are appropriate, accurate and high quality so that they can be signed off with confidence. This will mean engaging with your Manager, and senior staff across New Zealand, to agree the best approach to specific tasks while working to build knowledge about our business.
Your key priorities will include:
- Engaging with key EIS staff to work through issues raised in Ministerial correspondence and requests;
- Providing strong, well-considered written advice in response to these requests;
- Building your knowledge across key functions such as school property and transport; and
- Developing your writing and analytical skills as you progress in the role.
Not only is this job a great opportunity to learn, but it provides a platform for you to progress your career and develop as an individual as well as an employee. We want you to enjoy working as part of our team, and we are keen to support and invest in your career aspirations and personal development.
We are keen to consider ambitious, dedicated graduates who are looking for an opportunity to kick-start their career in the public service.
An energetic approach and strong work ethic will support you to succeed in this role and set you up for future career opportunities.
Are you ready to make a difference?
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
Please note that 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 Now' button below.
For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at email@example.com
Applications close midnight Sunday – 20 October 2018.