21 Feb 2020

Full-Time Toka ā Nuku – Director, Māori Evaluation and Review group

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Toka ā Nuku – Director, Māori Evaluation and Review group

  • Kia arataki, kia whakatinana, kia whakahaere kia aroturuki hoki i ngā aromatawai tirohanga mātauranga.
  • He pūtea hāngai ki te whakararata i ngā kaitono matatau.
  • Kei Kirikiriroa te wāhi mahi.

Kia nui ngā whēako mahi i te ao mātauranga o Aotearoa. He kaiarataki pūkenga nui koe me tō hiahia ki te whakatupu i tō mōhiotanga. Whakaratongia he hōtaka arotakenga ki ngā kura reo Māori. Kia pai koe ki te whakapā atu ki te whānuitanga o ngā ratonga mātauranga Māori, kia whakatupu hononga, kia ū ki ngā piringa ringa ngaio.

Kei mua te Tari Arotake mo te taha ki te whakatairanga i te mana taurite me te kōkiri i te pikinga ake o to tātou pūnaha mātauranga ma to rātou hōtaka tirotiro tari me tana hōtaka rangahau, arotake. Ko te whāinga o te Tari Arotake kia māia a Aotearoa ki o tātou kura tae atu ki ngā ratonga ako me te whakaniko i te pai o ngā mahi ki aua āhuatanga, ki ngā ratonga hoki e pīrangi ana kia āwhinatia. Ka tirotiro motuhake, ka aroturuki kai taha rua te arotahi a te Tari Arotake kia tū tika te pūnaha mātauranga.

Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga – I whakaturia ki te āta tiaki ki te hāpai i ngā ratonga kura, i ngā arotake, i ngā pakirehua me ngā whakatewhatewha ki te kounga o ngā mahi ako me te tiaki tamariki ki ngā kura, whare kura, kōhanga reo, puna reo me ngā ratonga ako i roto i horopaki reo Māori.

Kei raro i te Rangatira Tuarua Kaupapa Arotake Māori – māu e whakahaere, e whakarato i tētahi hōtaka arotakenga, kounga tiketike. Whakatupuria ngā hononga a roto, a waho arā ko ngā hononga whānui e tauawhi i ngā whānau, i ngā hapū, i ngā iwi. Whakaritea ko te whakamahinga mauritau o ngā tikanga whakahaere a iwi taketake, o ngā tohu motuhake me ngā tukanga hāngai.

He tūranga ringa roa kei te karanga atu ki te tangata mohio ki te marautanga Māori o nāianei tae atu ki ngā tuhinga whānui mo ngā korero arotakenga i te horopaki mātauranga o Aotearoa.

Whakaturia to mana ki ō hoamahi me te āhei ki te whakamahi i ngā tikanga Māori ki tētahi taiao kaupapa Māori, ma to matatau ki ngā āhuatanga ahurea ka tika to haere me te whakawhanaketanga o ngā hononga mauritau ki te Tari Mātauranga me ngā kaimahi o ētahi atu tari, tae noa ki ngā rōpu a iwi ki ngā rōpu Pasifika hoki. Ka tupu koe, ka ū hoki ki ngā hononga whai hua i ngā taumata mahi katoa ki roto i te Tari Arotake me ngā rōpu whai pānga hoki.

Ko ngā pūkenga, tohungatanga, whēako e hiahiatia ana:

  • He whakaatu i te maaramatanga /mohiotanga ki ngā ariā aromatawai a tuhi, a ringa.
  • Ka mohio ki te pūnaha mātauranga o Aotearoa kura tuatahi /tuarua.
  • Te Reo me ōna tikanga Māori.
  • Kua mahi koe i roto i ngā anga Kaupapa Māori
  • Ko ngā pūkenga whakahaere tāngata / kaimahi.
  • Ka mohio ki ngā marautanga / aromatawai Māori o nāianei.
  • Ka mārama mōhio ki te Tiriti o Waitangi me ōna pānga ki te ao mātauranga.
  • Kua angitu koe i runga i o whēako mātauranga ki taumata tiketike.
  • Ko ngā pūkenga whakahaere rōpu / whakaoti whāinga ki tua o ngā tūmanakotanga.
  • He tangata kaha koe ki te korero, ki te tuhituhi, ki te whakaputa whakaaro.
  • Kia whānui to titiro, kia whai rautaki, kia whai whakaaro.

E tika ana kei a koe kē tētahi tohu mātauranga whare wānanga (he mea hāngai), ā he tohu paerua arotakenga e hiahiatia ana.

Ia rā ia rā māu e whakahaere i te tupu me ngā mahi katoa a o kaimahi māu hoki rātou e tautoko e arotake kia tatuu ai rātou ki te taumata hai kaiaromatawai.

He whakatau i to mana ki o hoamahi, he whakamahi tikanga Māori i te taiao Māori, kia teitei hoki to mohiotanga a ahurea. Ia raa, ia raa, māu e whakahaere i te tupu o ngā kaimahi, māu rātou e tautoko, e whakaako, kia pai o rātou pūkenga whakarato mātauranga.

Mahia te mahi huri noa ngā horopaki mahi kia taautu i ngā hiahia o kaimahi, kia kaha te whakangao atu ki a rātou me aua hiahia.

Āpiti atu ka whai wāhi ki te aromatawai i te ahua o ngā mahi me te hōtaka arotake a te tari. Na to mana nui i te ao mātauranga e tika ana kia utua koe ki te utu huamata me te whakaritenga o ngā huarahi whai hua ki a koe mo te taha ki te mahi.

Ma te tono mai ka whiwhi i ngā kupu whakamārama mo tēnei tūranga, tukua mai o pātai ki a Heather Walker i Mana Recruitment nama waea: (09) 632 1109, īmēra rānei heather@manarecruitment.co.nz

  • Lead, implement, manage and monitor education evaluation reviews.
  • Salary positioned to attract a calibre of applicant.
  • Hamilton based leadership positon.

Extensive experience in the NZ education sector. An accomplished, strategic leader looking for an opportunity to extend. Ensure delivery of a programme of evaluation and reviews in Māori-medium education settings. Willing and able to work across a wide range of Māori medium education providers, building relationships and maintaining professional connections.

The Education Review Office (ERO) is at the forefront of promoting equity and driving improvement in our education system through its programme of institutional reviews, and its national research and evaluation programme. ERO aims to ensure that New Zealanders have confidence in our schools and early learning services and to lift performance in those areas and for those providers that need it most. Independent and objective monitoring by ERO is critical to the integrity of the education system.

The Education Review Office, Evaluation and Review – Māori group (ERO) was established to deliver a programme of evaluations, reviews, inquiries and investigations into the quality of education and care in kura, wharekura, kōhanga reo, puna reo and early learning services operating in Te Reo Māori medium settings.

Accountable to the Deputy Chief Executive Evaluation and Review – Māori, the primary function of the position will be to; oversee, manage and ensure the high quality delivery of a programme of evaluations. Build on internal and external relationships that are broad ranging and incorporate whānau, hapū and iwi.  Ensure the effective implementation of indigenous Māori methodologies, indicators and corresponding processes.

It’s a position with extensive breadth and reach that will call for the individual to have evidenced knowledge of modern Māori medium education, moreover evaluation theory and practice within a New Zealand setting.

Displaying mana amongst your peers and the agility to apply tikanga Māori within a kaupapa Māori environment, your high level of cultural competency will see you move comfortably, developing and maintaining effective relationships with the local Ministry of Education, staff from other agencies, and iwi and Pacific groups.  You will grow and maintain strong and productive relationships at all levels in ERO and externally with key stakeholders.

Skills, competencies and experience required are to include: 

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of evaluation theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand education system within the pre-tertiary sector.
  • Te Reo me ōna tikanga Māori.
  • Experience working within Kaupapa Māori frameworks.
  • Proven management and people leadership skills.
  • Experience of modern Māori medium education, curriculum and assessment.
  • Sound understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its implications within education.
  • Previous successful experience in education, evaluation theory and practice or research at a senior level.
  • Skills in working to operational targets and spearheading teams to surpass educational performance indicators.
  • A high standard of oral and written communication, and presentational skills.
  • Open minded, strategic and innovative.

A relevant tertiary qualification or comparable relevant experience is prerequisite; a post graduate qualification in evaluation is also highly desirable.

On a day to day basis, you will support the management, performance and development of staff ensure coaching, and mentoring occurs for review officers so that they can be skilled evaluators who deliver high quality evaluation. Working across a high performance and continuous improvement environment, you will identify the training and development needs of your staff and invest strongly in their ongoing requirements.

Additionally, contribute to an ongoing programme to assess the quality, consistency and integrity of ERO’s review/evaluation and sector improvement programme.

A position statement is available upon request, and confidential discussions as to suitability for application can be addressed directly to Heather Walker at Mana Recruitment on Ph: (09) 632 1108 or email: heather@manarecruitment.co.nz

Applications Close: Monday 16th March 2020 at 5pm.

Mana Recruitment

How to Apply

A position statement is available upon request, and confidential discussions as to suitability for application can be addressed directly to Heather Walker at Mana Recruitment on Ph: (09) 632 1108 or email: heather@manarecruitment.co.nz Applications Close: Monday 16th March 2020 at 5pm.

Job Categories: Executive. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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