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Whaanau Manaaki Kaimahi – Kootuitui ki Papakura

Full time fixed term until 30th June 2022

Start Date: Term 2- 02/05/2022

Are you looking for a short-term contract to support a Maori-led response to the Covid 19 environment?

This is a newly established position where you will play a key role in mentoring and coaching whaanau to help them manage their current and prevent future isolation situations.

We are looking for someone who is truly passionate about giving back to the community and able to develop, lead and facilitate wananga for Maori whaanau through to completing individual and collective pathway plans.

You will report to the Chief Executive and work closely with the Homes Lead, and other Kootuitui teams who are tasked with engaging and supporting whaanau while they are self-isolating.

Mōu | About you

Communicating authentically, natural relationship building, and Maori whanau engagement are your strengths.

You will bring the following skills and experience to this role:

● Strong cultural competency and the ability to understand and meet the needs of communities

● Active involvement in hapū, iwi or Maori communities

● Strong commitment to Te Reo me ngā Tikanga Māori.

● 5+ years of experience supporting and advocating for whānau.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

For more information about this role, contact Jan Piahana, Homes Lead at Kootuitui ki Papakura on 021

269 1334.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV with contact details for 3 referees to

Applications will close: Tuesday 26 April 2022 4.00pm

Education Programme Leader – Kootuitui ki Papakura

Full time fixed term until 31st December 2023 (with the possibility of renewal)

Start Date: Term 2- 02/05/2022

We are looking for a Education Program Leader. This is an exciting opportunity to support schools, teachers and learners in the Kootuitui ki Papakura cluster, an Outreach of Manaiakalani since 2015.

We require an experienced and credible educator with a sound understanding of Te Ao Maori, together with understanding of effective teaching and learning practice, enabling digital technologies and working knowledge of raising achievement by linking evidence to practice. They will be supported to develop good working relationships with education researchers, education technology providers, principals and staff.

The successful applicant will work as part of a highly collaborative innovation team building teacher skills and knowledge. Facilitation will be in the context of the NZ Curriculum and include the implementation of the Manaiakalani programme including the Learn Create Share pedagogy, visible teaching and learning, and the Manaiakalani Cybersmart curriculum.

Applicants must comply with all current Ministry of Health and Education requirements regarding Covid-19 Vaccination. Remuneration will be aligned to the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

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