We are currently recruiting for Facilitators

Posted on 05 March, 2023


Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - about the role

This position will align with your passion for developing skills/capabilities and values of the PLD requirements to Te Hurihanganui communities, Communities of Learning/Kāhui Ako, schools, kura and other institutions as set out in contract agreements. In addition, you will contribute to the additional work-streams of Poutama Pounamu depending on individual expertise.

Salary will be in the range of $101,964 to $112,120 per year (pro rata if necessary), based on skills, knowledge and experience brought to the position.

There are currently two full-time positions of 37.5 hours a week and a part time position of 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE). These roles can be based ideally in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty area or Auckland region. Please ensure you clearly state your location preference and if you would like to be considered for the full or part time role.

  • For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Tania Heke, Executive Director Strategic Operations and Development
    email: tania.heke@waikato.ac.nz

Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

You must have deep understandings of The New Zealand Curriculum (NZC); and historical understandings of schooling in New Zealand, including the role and influence of Tiriti o Waitangi, school policies, resources, and challenges as they relate to system improvement for Māori.

It is essential to have a relevant qualification, preferably at postgraduate level with demonstrated success as a professional development facilitator, education leadership experience and willingness to work towards Accredited Facilitator status via the Ministry of Education.

You must be able to work effectively as an individual and within a team, and be motivated to pursue new learning opportunities. You will have experience with working effectively with Māori whānau and communities and it would be advantageous to be able to communicate in te reo Māori.

Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?

Poutama Pounamu sits within the Division of Education with its main office in Tauranga, and is looking for Facilitators to be based across Aotearoa, Poutama Pounamu provides professional learning and development (PLD) and undertakes research in support of its commitment to supporting equity, excellence and belonging for all learners in Aotearoa New Zealand.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you’ll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

  • Applications Close on Friday March 31, 2023
  • Job Requisition: 1OOO269