Kaitakawaenga Māori Schools Liaison

Updated: about 1 month ago

  • Are you committed to the quality of ākonga (students) aspirations, learning and achievements?
  • Do you seek rewarding mahi with a passionate and committed team?

If your answer is yes to these questions, then we've got the perfect role for you at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT).

We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills to provide up- to-date accurate information and advice on MIT and its programmes to key schools and communities, thereby encouraging the recruitment of new ākonga to MIT with an emphasis on Māori. You will bring strong experience in and be comfortable working with schools, iwi, hapu, whanau, marae, Māori community organisations, and government agencies to assist Māori to further embrace education and encourage their enrolment at MIT.  This is a fixed term, full time role until December, 2025. 

Mōu te take: About you: 

  • Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification and /or previous work experience in ākonga recruitment.
  • You are confident working closely with the community and utilising your strong communication skills.
  • You have a level of fluency in Te Reo and Tikanga Māori and proficiency in Mātauranga Māori
  • An understanding of local whanau, hapu and iwi  Māori issues.
  • A self-starter who can manage deadline with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Word and Excel are required.
  • Comfortable working with Te Reo, Tikanga and Mātauranga Māori 'kanohi ki te kanohi', face to face, and online,
  • A full driver's licence is essential.  

E pā ana ki Te Whare Takiura o Manukau: About Manukau Institute of Technology Limited (MIT):

  • A culturally rich and values driven environment.
  • A vibrant campus life and services; including discounts at our cafés, and discounted childcare at our North Campus.
  • MIT's health and wellbeing initiatives and support such as Employee Assistance Programme and Wellness programmes.

Ngā pūrākau | Our Story

Established in 1970, Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) (Te Whare Takiura o Manukau)

has been serving ākonga, students and the communities of South Auckland for over fifty years.  MIT is a Business Division of Te Pūkenga, bringing together on-the-job, campus and online vocational education. Together with 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics and 9 Industry Training Organisation our purpose is learning with purpose helping New Zealand move to a vocational education system that puts ākonga, learners in the centre.  We are on a journey and this role is crucial to that journey.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all employees.

Poho kereu te tū ō te Whare Takiura nei ki te whai i te manaritetanga mō te hunga whai mahi ana i konei. E whakanui ana mātou i te kanorautanga me te hanga wāhi haumaru mō ngā tāngata rerekē katoa.

If you are excited by this opportunity Apply Now! Check out our careers site to find out about Te ao Māori and working at MIT 

Applications close: Wednesday, 26th June, 2024. 

Please note we may choose to interview prior to the above closing date



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