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Whakatipu Te Kakano: Growing the Seed.

After mahi that makes a difference in people's lives?

'He mea nui rawa ki a mātou o Te Pūkenga - 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.'

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

You can expect a package that includes allowances for professional development and training, 9 weeks leave and flexible working and the opportunity to continue your own learning journey in this inspiring work culture. We are seeking a collaborative team member with manaakitanga and knowledge for rewarding mahi that assists our tauira to achieve their aspirations. Reporting to Director Māori Education (DME), this role is replacing a long-serving team member who as well as teaching was also responsible for course planning, development and delivery co-ordination.

We are open about your background and experience. Ideally, you will relish the opportunity of leading the development of our Academic programmes and are a creative, experienced practitioner in writing and developing Mātauranga Māori academic programmes, or you are a great teacher ready for a new challenge.   

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 for 2023 and beyond.

As well as teaching, the Mātauranga Māori Kaiako will have a role in supporting the DME 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.

An opportunity to draw on your proficiency with Te Reo Māori, your understanding of Mātauranga Māori, your experience with Tikanga Māori and your ability to work under Kaupapa Māori. You could be teaching courses online or on campus, 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 the DME with ensuring MIT's obligations, responsibilities and commitments to Te Tiriti o Waitangi are being met. You will be creative in your programme development ensuring it is content is rich and contemporary.

Ideally you will bring:

  • Confidence and experience in Te Reo, Tikanga & Mātauranga Māori
  • Passion to share your knowledge
  • A collaborative approach to work with our team, the Kaiārahi Ako and kaimahi
  • Experience in teaching or training
  • Current Full New Zealand Driver's License

The diversity of this role and the supportive team environment will ensure you are successful, love your mahi and feel inspired.

If this sounds like you, apply now.

Expression of Interest: 

Not sure if we tick all the boxes? You can send me an email your pātai, or CV, or let's korero.

 Alison Redfern-Daly, People & Culture on (09) 968 8759, 

WorkingatMIT@manukau.ac.nz  Please insert the job title in the subject line.

Applications close: Wednesday, 12th April, 2023.  

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