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Equity Advisor

Job details

Organisation
Toi Mai - Workforce Development Council
Closes
15 Feb 2022
Region
National, Auckland, Wellington
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Education & Development

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  • Advocate for equity in the vocational education and training system
  • Identify barriers affecting the participation & completion rates faced by underserved learners and employees
  • Position can be based in our Wellington or Auckland offices or remotely

 

Kia toi te mahi hangarau 

Kia toi te mahi auaha 

Kia toi te ira tāngata

Ko ngā toi Māori ka puta

E kōkō ko Toi Mai ē! 

Turuturu o whiti whakamaua kia tina! Tina! 

Haumi ē! Hui ē! Tāiki ē!

 

 

Are you passionate about creativity, culture, technology, sport or recreation and want to support a new organisation whose goal is to ensure the workforce of Aotearoa has the skills it needs for the world of work today, and for the future?

 

Toi Mai, the new Workforce Development Council (WDC) responsible for the Creative, Cultural, Recreation and Technology sectors, is looking for a Quality Assurance Coordinator to support the Quality Assurance Team and provide administrative support across the standard setting functions. More information about the role of Workforce Development Councils can be found here. (link)

 

 

Te āhua o Te Tūrunga – The nature of the position

The Equity Advisor is responsible for accelerating learner achievement and reducing barriers to education for all learners, including underserved communities and those with learning support needs to achieve equity.

 

As Toi Mai’s Equity Advisor, you will advocate for Equity in the vocational education and training systems, including identifying barriers that affect the participation and completion rates faced by underserved learners and employees. 

 

One of the key ways you will advocate for equity is by working with the Qualification System Designers to support the needs of all learners, in the Designers’ development of qualification system products.  You will also ensure these qualification systems products don’t create barriers to participation and completion for learners.

 

As Toi Mai’s Equity Advisor, you will also contribute to the development of equity marketing campaigns and the development and implementation of sector strategic workforce development plans.

 

These positions can be based in our Wellington or Auckland offices or remotely.

 

 

 

Ngā tino Pūkenga/Whēako – Essential skills/experiences for the role

 

  • Solid understanding and awareness of equity issues and diverse learner needs within an educational context
  • Awareness of the barriers that affect the participation and completion rates faced by underserved learners and employees
  • Experience working in the secondary school system or higher education sector (desirable)
  • Experience working with students or people with diverse needs (desirable)
  • A proven track record in leading complex and delivering projects
  • Cultural awareness, including knowledge of TeTiriti o Waitangi, Mātauranga Māori and fluency in Te Reo Māori or a willingness to learn

 

We are a workplace that values and utilises diverse and inclusive thinking, people and behaviours. This means that our staff honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and reflect the diversity of Aotearoa, New Zealand and the industries and people we work to support, and that the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives are valued and respected.

How to apply

Te tono – How to apply

Please apply via Seek or to request a position description or to arrange a confidential conversation email recruitment@wdc.nz.  In your cover letter, please describe your involvement (inside or outside work) with the creativity, culture, technology, sport or recreation sectors and how you will bring this to your mahi at Toi Mai.  Information about us and the role of Workforce Development Councils can be found at https://www.toimai.nz

 

Our jobs suit people who want to work on something bigger than themselves; people who are genuinely interested in helping future generations. You’ll thrive on transformation, new ways of working, new ideas, collaborating and celebrating difference, and having fun.

 

Please note, we will be reviewing applications as they are received

To ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, the Workforce Development Councils are moving to adopt a Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to have a Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, otherwise known as a My Vaccine Pass (CVC) in order commence employment. 

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Toi Mai

1 Feb 2022