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Manager Review and Improvement Services

Full time
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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Our Review and Improvement Services group (RIS) at Education Review Office are currently seeking two new Managers to join their group. RIS work with English-medium schools and their communities to review and report on the quality of education in Aotearoa New Zealand. The work of RIS is underpinned by the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, and that Māori enjoy and achieve education success as Māori. Our values - Poutokomanawa, Whakawhanaungatanga, Mahi Tahi - guide our work.

Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga | Education Review Office (ERO) are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health, and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age, and background and encourage all our people to be their authentic selves.

Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role

Salary range $126,175 - $147,805 negotiable + superannuation

This role is permanent, based from one of our regional offices. Reporting to the Director Schools, Review and Improvement Services your focus is to provide leadership to support the delivery of high quality education reviews and evaluations of schools.

You will work as part of a small collaborative team of Managers across New Zealand and oversee an operational portfolio of work aligned to Review and Improvement Services strategic intentions.  The role includes leadership of a group of Evaluation Partners, their evaluation practice and oversight of their portfolio of schools.  We see you bringing strong organisational and interpersonal skills to the role and team. Capability using digital systems and processes to communicate and collaborate and the ability to adapt, innovate and think strategically are key requirements.  The focus for the next 6-12 months is refining and embedding the ways we work nationally, so that all schools experience consistently high-quality evaluation practice.

Mōhou ake | About you

We want to hear about any of the following in your cover letter and CV:

  • About your knowledge and experience, or willingness to learn about Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori.
  • How you've demonstrated, encouraged, or supported diversity and inclusion in or outside of work.
  • Where you've demonstrated leadership in a time of change e.g.led by example, demonstrated problem solving, owned a project or piece of work, used positive influence to bring about improvements to practice.
  • Where you've collaborated with others to achieve an improvement goal, and invited feedback, spent time with diverse people and communities to broaden your views.
  • Where you have empowered and supported others to enhance the capabilities required in their current roles and to effectively deliver on their work priorities
  • Understanding of the machinery of government and related processes and procedures

Ko mātou | About Us

Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga | Education Review Office (ERO) is the government's education evaluation agency - we inform and facilitate improvement in early learning services, schools and kura. We promote a stronger, more equitable education system. We believe equity and excellence in outcomes is possible for all learners when the mahi centres on the child, the heart of the matter – Ko te tamaiti te pūtake o te kaupapa.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

If this role interests you, click on the “Apply” button to be re-directed to our site where you will be able to apply and view the Position Description. We encourage you to be your authentic self in your application. We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas; we are looking for people who are willing to learn. 

If you would like further information about the role, reach out to for a chat. For any other questions about the recruitment process, you can contact us at 

Note: We will be screening applications as we receive them to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes (depending on application numbers this date may change). You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen via phone or video. Please let us know in your application if you require any assistance from us during the process.

Check out our careers site to learn more about working at ERO.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, do not contact the Hiring Manager directly, instead reach out to

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand. Background and various pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.