Lecturer Mātauranga Māori

Updated: 27 days ago

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'He mea nui rawa ki a mātou o Te Whare Takiura o Manukau te kawenga ki te manaaki i te hunga tāngata, ngā hapori me ngā kaiwhakawhiwhi mahi o Tāmaki ki te Tonga.'

'Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) recognises the special obligation we have to serve the people, communities and employers of South Auckland.

We are seeking a collaborative team member with manaakitanga and knowledge for rewarding work that assists our tauira to achieve their aspirations. Reporting to DCE Māori, this role is responding to the growing need for Mātauranga Māori in our community of employers and students of MIT. The Māori Education Team, Te Tari Mātauranga Māori (TTMM), have developed and delivered Mātauranga Māori training (on campus and on-line) for students, businesses, organisations and communities and due to their success, we are seeking a full-time permanent Teacher to join the team and deliver training. 

As well as teaching, the Mātauranga Māori Kaiako will have a role in supporting the DCE Māori and the TTMM Team with advising, guiding, informing and educating about Tikanga Māori processes as they happen on the marae and across the organisation. The role provides support across MIT when required including promoting the use of Te Reo Māori, developing understanding of Mātauranga Māori, working with Kaupapa Māori and supporting the provision of Tikanga Māori. There is variety plus drawing upon your Te Reo Māori, your understanding of Mātauranga Maori, your experience with Tikanga Māori and your ability to work under Kaupapa Maori. You could be teaching courses online or on campus, marketing our programmes in the community, networking with key stakeholders throughout the region or supporting the provision of Tikanga Māori across the organisation. As part of our TTMM team you will assist our the DCE Māori with ensuring MIT's obligations, responsibilities and commitments to Te Tiriti o Waitangi are being met.

Ideally you will bring:

  • Confidence and experience in Te Reo & Mātauranga Māori
  • Experience teaching
  • Passion to share your knowledge
  • Confidence in written and spoken Te Reo Māori
  • Current Full New Zealand Drivers License

The diversity of this role requires you to have experience working in a multicultural environment, and confidence to liaise with a range on internal and external stakeholders. In return you get to be part of a diverse team of passionate people whose mission is to transform lives, communities and industry. You can also expect an inspiring work culture and the opportunity to continue your own learning journey, and professional development.

If this sounds like the next step for you Apply Now. When you click on the apply button you can review the job description and check out our career website for more information about our culture and Te Ao Māori.

Expression of Interest: Not sure if we tick all the boxes, you can send me an email with your questions or CV , or lets korero. Alison Redfern-Daly, People & Culture on (09) 968 8759, [email protected]

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Applications close: Monday, 24th June, 2024 

Don't delay we may interview before the above close date. 

Job Reference: 28434

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