The Education Review Office (ERO) provides exciting opportunities to work for the benefit of New Zealand’s young children and students. We offer a friendly and professional environment, and opportunities to develop your career – whether you are interested in education evaluation, finance, information technology, general administration or a career in public service.
Use the links on the top right to find out about becoming a Review Officer and see the Review Officer general position statement
We currently have vacancies:
Review Officers in Northern Region based in our Auckland office and Central Region can be based in our Hamilton, Napier and Whanganui Offices and in our Southern Region based in Christchurch.
Deputy Chief Executive, Evaluation and Policy based in National Office.
To apply for an advertised ERO vacancy, please send or email the following to the address specified in the advertisement:
Please read the position description carefully to make sure you have highlighted your particular skills and experience in the areas set out for the job. Please also include any other details you consider relevant.
Please use the Review Officer application form for Review Officer vacancies and the general application form for all other vacancies.
Please include in your curriculum vitae your:
At least one referee must be a person in a senior position at your current or previous place of employment who is able to speak about you from a supervisor’s or manager’s perspective.
I consent to the Education Review Office seeking verbal or written information on a confidential basis about me from the referees nominated in my curriculum vitae, and I authorise this information to be released by them to ERO for the purposes of deciding on my suitability for the relevant position.
I understand that the information received by ERO is supplied in confidence as evaluative material and will not be disclosed to me or to any other person outside the Education Review Office.
This is necessary to comply with the Privacy Act 1993.
All requirements and undertakings under the State Services Commission’s Statement of Integrity and Conduct and in the Education Review Office Code of Conduct apply to review officers.
Through their work, review officers have a particular relationship with schools and early childhood education services. They hold a statutory position giving them responsibilities and powers that must be used wisely, prudently and with due consideration people participating in the evaluation. Review officers are committed to helping improve education for New Zealand children.
Review officers are statutory officers designated under Part 28 of the Education Act 1989, and they exercise powers of entry, investigation and reporting through the various sections of that Part of the Act.
The Chief Review Officer must be satisfied that review officers designated are suitably qualified and fit to carry out the work of a review officer and to exercise those powers of entry, investigation and reporting.
ERO’s Code of Conduct incorporates the four elements of the Standards of Integrity and Conduct. We must be fair, impartial, responsible and trustworthy.
The Code of Conduct reinforces high standards of performance by:
Review officers accept that they must be able to justify their actions and decisions in the light of current legislation, educational knowledge and standards of practice.
Review officers must:
Download the Education Review Office Code of Conduct.