Curriculum Lead

  • Company:
    Education in New Zealand
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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Curriculum Lead – Māori medium focus

  • Permanent
  • Auckland-wide
  • Tēnā koutou ki ngā maunga e tū whakahī ana, ngā awa e riporipo ana ī te whenua, ngā marae maha me ngā kāinga poho o ngā iwi o te motu

    Help shape the future of Education

    He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga

    kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga

    At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

    Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. together

    While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

    We are building new capability to provide national curriculum support through our regional network in Sector Enablement & Support to support schools, kura and wharekura, early learning services and Ngā Kōhanga Reo. We understand that to provide great curriculum support to ākonga working collaboratively works best.

    About this role

    This is a new and unique opportunity to support kaiako to design and implement marau ā-kura that supports children and young people’s learning and wellbeing. This role is intended specifically to support all kura Māori and Māori medium settings. You will be based in a regional office in Auckland and be part of a newly formed national team working closely with kura, Māori medium settings, kōhanga reo and our reo Māori early learning centres to:

  • Provide hands-on support to kaiako so they can deliver high-quality marau ā-kura with a focus on supporting the learning and wellbeing of ākonga.
  • Work alongside whānau, hapū and iwi to design a curriculum that reflects the aspirations of all ākonga, is aligned to the national curriculum and reflects local, community and iwi needs.
  • Work with curriculum rauemi and guidelines
  • Build collaborative networks within communities and actively share local practices.
  • About you

    To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Curriculum Leads working in Māori Medium settings will have a high level of proficiency in te reo Māori and a current knowledge of and commitment to kura, whānau hapū and iwi tikanga and kawa.
  • An in-depth understanding and/or experience in implementing Te Marautanga o AotearoaExtensive knowledge and experience in teaching and learning, leadership, curriculum and assessment theory and practice, and an ability to support professional change within kura, Māori medium settings, wharekura, reo Māori early learning centres and/or Kōhanga Reo level.
  • Experiential knowledge and competencies in supporting curriculum design that has evidenced improved outcomes for diverse communities.
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills, diplomacy and an ability to adapt to different interaction styles and contexts.
  • Proven experience of building and maintaining effective relationships with whanau and community groups.
  • Values, behaviours and understandings that enhance practice in all Māori Medium settings.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed national team and make a real difference to the wellbeing of ākonga and taiohi.