4 Dec 2017

Full-Time Head of School – Iwi Development

Mana Recruitment – Posted by Mana RecruitmentWhakatane, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand

Mana full Sept 12

Job Description

Head of School – Iwi Development

  • Provide exceptional school leadership and support to all school staff.
  • Ensure Iwi Development programmes are sustainable and effectively managed.
  • Drive organisational results and promote research activity.
  • Based in Whakatāne.

Drive results across large and diverse areas including; cultural integrity, strategic planning, financial management, reporting and research.

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is a vibrant and progressive tertiary education institution providing a dynamic learning environment where students can discover their own potential for educational success.

The School of Iwi Development’s goal is to facilitate te whakapakaritanga me te hiki i te mātauranga o te iwi Marae i roto o Aotearoa.  Its role is to bring hapū members together to learn about themselves, and to provide a stairway to higher learning.

The role of Head of School – Iwi Development reports to the Deputy Chief Executive and encompasses a broad range of strategic and operational functions. The underpinning national function is to lead delivery, monitoring and reviewing iwi development programmes, and providing a high-quality teaching and learning experience for students.

Leading 18 direct line reports, the position manages all resources to ensure strategic and operational plans are achieved to guarantee sustainability of iwi programmes.

A key function of the position is to drive results across large and diverse areas including; cultural integrity, strategic planning, financial management, reporting and research.

As an integral member of the Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi executive leadership team, you will be actively contributing to organisational leadership and ensuring the delivery of quality educational programmes in the School of Iwi Development. Leading the development and execution of strategic and operational plans you will develop school plans to ensure that the underlying programme mix and portfolio responds to needs, gaps, and priorities.

Additionally, ensuring the enrolment plan for school is developed, approved and implemented, to underpin the delivery of quality educational programmes in the School of Iwi Development to a wide range of students at multiple sites adopting various delivery modes.

Application criterion is to include:

  • Competency in Te Reo Māori and knowledge of tikanga Māori and its application in a kaupapa Māori environment.
  • Experience in a senior academic leadership position.
  • Research experience, including evidence of active research portfolio.
  • Knowledge of NZQA framework and programme accreditation requirements.
  • A minimum master’s degree in a relevant field – with a doctoral degree highly
  • Quality management and continuous improvement skills.
  • Extensive skills in financial management, budgeting and reporting.
  • Risk management and gap analysis skills within an academic environment.
  • Skilled leading teams to surpass educational performance indicators.

You will display integrity and mana amongst your peers and your agility to apply tikanga Māori within a kaupapa Māori environment, your high level of cultural competency, will see you building key relationships with iwi and hapū as well as local schools and communities.

As a well renowned educator, leader and innovator in your field you will be looking for a senior position with advancement as well as challenge.

As an applicant, you’ll be looking for your next career step, be hungry, motivated, and in return, you will be offered a senior level of remuneration within a dynamic learning and culturally sound environment within a much sought after employer.


How to Apply

To apply, a CV with a covering letter can be forwarded confidentially to Heather Walker heather@manarecruitment.co.nz A job description is available or to enquire further in confidence make direct contact on (09) 632 1108.

Job Categories: Executive and Iwi. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: drive results across large and diverse areas, Head of School - Iwi Development, Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi jobs, and Whakatane. Job expires in 19 days.

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