NZCER Two Vacancies Kairangahau Matua / Kairangahau and Senior Researcher / Researcher 26 Jun 2019

Researcher / Senior Researcher

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

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Ko te manu e kai ana i te matauranga, nona te ao!


Exciting opportunity to join a leading educational research organisation.
We are looking for researchers to join our team. In these roles you will either lead or be part
of research teams which deliver high-quality education research and evaluation. We’re
looking to expand the diversity and broaden the experience of the research group. You may
be early in your career or more experienced. We work across a wide range of areas from
curriculum development and student wellbeing, to te reo Maori language revitalisation,
Pacific learner success, and policy evaluation.


NZCER is a vibrant, independent educational research organisation based in Wellington. We
have multiple education research, evaluation, and advisory projects on the go at any time.
We also provide and support a suite of educational assessments, tools, and services, and
have a publishing arm, NZCER Press.


We welcome applications from people with:
? a Master’s degree in a relevant area, or well on the way to achieving this
? research or evaluation experience
? experience with research methodologies; experience with Pacific methodologies or kaupapa Maori research would be an advantage
? knowledge and understanding of education in Aotearoa New Zealand
? critical thinking, statistical, and analytic skills
? excellent communication skills
? a passion for making a difference for every learner.

Our people have expertise in both research and practice, and we are strongly connected to
the education sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. We use the principles of the Treaty of
Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa to help us uphold mana Maori in our work,
relationships, and ways of working.


To view, the position descriptions see here. Or if you’d like to discuss the positions in more
detail, please contact Heleen Visser, General Manager Research and Development, on 04
802-1449.


The appointment level will depend on the appointee’s experience and qualifications.
To apply for this permanent, full time (or part-time, as negotiated) position, please forward a
covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae. Your application should be addressed to Marie
Sim, HR Advisor: hr@nzcer.org.nz
Closing date for applications is 15 July 2019.

 


Kairangahau Maori / Kairangahau Matua Maori

Maori Education Research and Development

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

 

Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nona te ngahere
Ko te manu e kai ana i te matauranga, nona te ao! 

 

He turanga e watea ana i te Rangahau Matauranga o Aotearoa. Mena e ngakaunui ana koe ki nga mahi rangahau, tena, tirohia nga korero e whai ake nei.

 

If you have a passion for and experience in kaupapa Maori research, education and development then we have an exciting opportunity for you.

 

We are looking for a Kairangahau Maori or Kairangahau Matua Maori to join Te Wahanga, our Maori research team, within NZCER— a leading educational research organisation that strives to inspire education in Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

In these roles you will either lead or be part of research teams which deliver high-quality education research and evaluation. We work across a wide range of areas ranging from te reo Maori revitalisation, Maori medium education, and Maori education and development to curriculum development, student wellbeing, and policy evaluation. This role would suit someone who adheres to kaupapa Maori research principles and is guided by tikanga in their work.

NZCER is a vibrant, independent educational research organisation based in Wellington. We have multiple education research, evaluation, and advisory projects on the go at any time. Our revenue comes from a mix of contestable research contracts, direct funding from the Crown and sales from our products and services. We also provide and support a suite of educational assessments, tools, and services, and have a publishing arm, NZCER Press. 

We welcome applications from people with: 

  • a Master’s degree in a relevant area

  • experience with kaupapa Maori research approaches and research methodologies; 

  • Maori research or evaluation experience

  • a knowledge and understanding of Maori education (including Maori medium education) and language revitalisation in Aotearoa New Zealand

  • critical thinking, statistical, and analytic skills

  • excellent communication skills in English and Maori

  • a passion for making a difference for every Maori learner.

Our people have expertise in both research and practice, and we are strongly connected to the education sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. We use the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa to help us uphold mana Maori in our work, relationships, and ways of working.

To view the position descriptions click here 

Or if you’d like to discuss the positions in more detail, please contact Sheridan McKinley, General Manager Maori, on 04 802-1621.

The appointment level will depend on the appointee’s experience and qualifications.

 

To apply for either of these permanent, full-time positions, please forward a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae. Your application should be addressed to Marie Sim, HR Advisor: hr@nzcer.org.nz

 

Closing date for applications is 15 July 2019.