Working for ERO

Working for ERO is an exciting opportunity 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 your particular interest be in education evaluation, finance, information technology, general administration, or a career in the public service.

Information for applicants

  • ERO annual reports
  • About ERO
  • ERO code of conduct
  • Use the links on the top right to find out about becoming a Review Officer and see the Review Officer general position statement
  • Below is information about how to apply for ERO vacancies.

Current vacancies

We are currently seeking a Manager Insights and a Principal Advisor Evaluation and Policy.

How to apply for ERO Vacancies

To apply for an advertised ERO vacancy, please send or email to the address specified in the advertisement:

  • a covering letter
  • a completed application form
  • your curriculum vitae
  • the relevant completed application form

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 that you consider relevant to your application.

Application forms

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:

  • Email and residential mailing addresses, home and business telephone numbers.
  • Education and training, qualifications (with grades for major subjects), recent courses and conferences attended (including a brief description of the level and quality).
  • Employment history in chronological order starting with the most recent.
  • Volunteer/community work history (main events only).
  • Specific skills and abilities applicable to (a) the Education Review Office and (b) the position you are applying for.
  • Current membership of relevant business, professional or other organisations.
  • Ability to speak or write any language other than English, and your level of skill in these languages.
  • Referees: names, addresses and contact numbers of three referees who may be contacted to attest to:
    • your character
    • work-related qualities
    • other (may be another work-related referee)

At least one referee must be a person in a senior position at your current or previous place of employment and be able to speak about you from a supervisor’s or manager’s perspective.

Please include the following statement (signed by you and dated) in your application.

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.