Te Ara Oranga Success Coach

Updated: 3 months ago

Seeking a Role Where You Can Make a Tangible Difference?

Do you have what it takes to support and provide guidance for Māori and Pasifika Tauira - Fānau Ako or Tamaiki Ako - students? Manukau Institute of Technology has an outstanding opportunity for an effective, dynamic individual to work with Te Ara Oranga Project. 

E pā ana ki Te Whare Takiura o Manukau - Ngaahi me'a fekau'aki mo e Ako'anga Fakatekinikale 'o Manukau- About MIT

Positioned in the hub of South Auckland, Manukau Institute of Technology prides itself on being a progressive and visionary employer providing high-quality education and training within a multicultural environment.

E pā ana ki te tūranga - Tuanga tatara i te angaanga - About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional and experienced Tertiary Success Coach to support Te Ara Oranga: Pathways to Wellbeing' Project, the Tertiary Re-engagement Success for Health Workforce Pathways programmes, including strength-based focused pastoral, academic, and cultural re-engagement engagement activities.

Mōu te take - E uiga ia te oe - About you:

Reporting to the Project Manager, the successful applicant will be an integral member of the tīma - 'au in creating and fostering a culturally safe environment and pastoral, academic, and cultural tertiary engagement support, advice and guidance for Māori and Pasifika Tauira - Fānau Ako or Tamaiki Ako - students within the Schools of Nursing and Health and Counselling. 

Key duties this role will be responsible for:

  • Meeting with Tauira - Fānau Ako or Tamaiki Ako - students weekly and identifying specific cultural, social, emotional and physical needs.
  • Coaching/mentoring, developing leadership and resilience strategies
  • Assisting with preparations and attendance at hui (particularly Te Kaunihera o Ngaa Neehi Māori Hui a tau)
  • Maintain up to date student documentation, files and ePortfolios
  • Networking with the Māori and Pasifika Liaison and Schools Liaison
  • Actively contribute to achieving goal of supporting Māori and Pasifika Tauira - Fānau Ako or Tamaiki Ako - students into the health workforce
  • Assist lecturers to address pastoral issues
  • Assist with Māori and Pasifika cultural activities and events

Ahurea - Anga fakafonua - Culture:

At MIT you will work with some incredible people who are passionate about the positive impact we make to the communities we serve.  We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well-connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do.   If you are excited by the role and feel you would fit well into our organisation, we would love to hear from you.

 "Kua herea mātou ki te whai i te tūturutanga o Te Tiriti O Waitangi." We are committed to creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive work environment in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Me pēwhea te tono -Tuku atu fēfē atu haau a tohi ole- How to Apply:

For a copy of the Job Description or to apply visit http://careers.manukau.ac.nz  

If you would like any further information, please contact Shallu Tokas, People and Culture, (09) 976 0221.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews may commence prior to the close date on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 so don't delay making an application. 


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