Permanent, full time
Based in Wellington CBD
- Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?
- Nau mai, haere mai e te Matatū Aotearoa!
- We are a supportive and friendly organisation that values our kaimahi | employees
A fantastic opportunity for a Complaints Assessment Committee Advisor has become available within our Te Ohu Haepapa Ngaio | Professional Responsibility team at Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand is the professional body for kaiako | teachers and provides direction for the teaching profession from early childhood education through primary and secondary schooling in English and Māori medium settings. Matatū Aotearoa is an organisation that honours Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We are committed to lifting the status and mana of the teaching profession, learning collaboratively with kaiako | teachers, supporting quality leadership, and teaching, and strengthening the regulatory and disciplinary framework for the profession in a fit for purpose way.
Our office is located Wellington CBD where you will see some of the best views in Wellington. You will have the opportunity to work from home two days a week and enjoy two paid days of Wellbeing Leave – which leads to a total of 5 weeks’ holiday in a year!
About the role:
The Complaints Assessment Committee Advisor (CAC) provides advice and support to kaiako | teachers, tumuaki | principals and stakeholders on the investigations process from when a complaint or mandatory report is referred to the CAC through to the outcome, whilst respecting the mana of all persons involved in the process.
This role will be responsible for the smooth running of all aspects of the CAC process, CAC Hui, Minor Convictions Panel (MCP) process and the MCP Hui.
Some key duties include organising and coordinating CAC Panels and allocating cases according to priority, supporting and communicating with teachers throughout the process by engaging and answering their queries and drafting outcome documents including minutes and write legal letters concerning outcomes from the CAC panels.
This role will ideally suit someone who comes with sustained knowledge and understanding of working within and adhering to legal processes. You will have highly developed relationship skills and a communication approach that is mana enhancing and reflects our values.
You’ll be someone that thrives working at pace and accurately to tight deadlines. You will also be able to work effectively with a diverse range of people, ensuring a high level of confidentially and discretion.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will ideally come with the following attributes:
- Tertiary qualification, preferably a Law Degree
- Minimum 3 years administration or coordination experience
- Strong competency of Tikanga, Te Ao Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and Te Reo Māori would be an advantage
- Experience of managing positive and sustained relationships with a range of stakeholders
- Knowledge and understanding of working within legal processes
- Experience working in a governmental organisation, education sector, professional body or regulatory office is desirable but not mandatory
- Experience in analysing information, prioritising workload, and file management
- Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information and work collaboratively with others
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Applications close at 5pm on Monday 12 June 2023.
Please note that to apply for this role you must live and have a legal right to work in New Zealand.
Successful appointment is conditional upon Criminal Record check and Psychometric Testing.