Curriculum Specialist

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    Maori Pacific Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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Job Description

The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors, to the communities that we serve.

The Role:

Based in Tokoroa, the primary purpose of this role is to develop and embed a Raukawa Mātauranga Curriculum Framework consistent with Raukawa Reo, Cultural & Matauranga Strategies. The successful candidate will possess specialist knowledge and experience with curriculum development, resource development, and teaching, with the proven ability to create teaching resources and learning pathways fit for purpose and of high quality.

The Curriculum Specialist will play a critical role in the embedding of the curriculum within teaching and learning experiences for Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate, High Schools and Adult Education in the Raukawa rohe.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and implementing a Raukawa Curriculum framework consistent with the Raukawa Reo, Cultural, and Mātauranga Strategies
  • Providing cultural practice supervision, mentoring, and training
  • Developing, maintaining and enhancing stakeholder and business group relationships.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for a kaiako who is passionate about their culture and using their knowledge to excite and enthuse the wider community. Therefore we are looking for the following qualities, experience and skills:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant experience
  • Specialist knowledge and experience of Curriculum, Resource Development, and Teaching
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Māori approaches to education in both English and Māori medium settings
  • A track record of successfully managing initiatives within a Māori and Education context
  • Successful experience in managing stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstration of manaakitanga and kotahitanga and the importance of working in a high performing team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including advocacy and public presentation with a good understanding of Tikanga Māori and Te reo Māori
  • Proven experience in dealing with protocol requirements and demonstrated capability required to enhance mana in both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to convey information and ideas clearly and accurately, in a way that meets the needs of the audience.
  • It would be advantageous for candidates to have an understanding of Raukawa tribal knowledge and history. Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence, and be prepared to undergo Police vetting.

    If you think that you fit the above criteria and want to work in a dynamic environment, then we want to hear from you.

    How to Apply

    Please include a CV in chronological order, and a cover letter with your application. Applications close 9 August 2020. Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy. For more info about the Raukawa Charitable Trust visit