Pacific Strategic Lead

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Location: Tāmakimakaurau / Auckland
Hours: 1.0 FTE (37.5 hours per week)
Term: Permanent
Applications close: 4pm, Friday 11 June 2021
Tentative interview dates: The week of 14 June 2021

 

 

E felelei manu ae ma’au i ō latou ofaga

Birds migrate to environments where they thrive and survive 

 

●  New Pacific Strategy Lead role

●  Provide leadership in strategic thinking and planning for Pacific

 

About CORE

CORE is a forward‐thinking, values‐driven organisation. We are proud of the culture we have created in our workplace, and the atmosphere that staff and visitors experience in our organisation.

At the heart of CORE’s values and practice is Tātai Aho Rau and commitment to our bicultural identity.  Underpinning all practices are culturally responsible behaviours and attitudes including a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, through Te Aho Tapu, and working in partnership. Our vision is an equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning, our mission is to transform communities by pushing the boundaries of educational possibility.

 

About the role

This is a great opportunity to join our CORE aiga and help us to make a difference to challenge inequity and create environments that will enable Pacific families, fānau and communities to thrive through learning. 

Some key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Build CORE’s reputation and delivery of services to Kāhui Ako,  Pacific settings and other environments focused on delivery to all Pacific learners in all contexts and settings.

  • Provide leadership in strategic thinking and planning for Pacific,  in a way that supports staff  to grow and enhance their cultural aspirations.

  • Engage new clients, identifying opportunities for CORE to support their needs.

  • Actively seek opportunities for CORE to engage in projects, in areas that support our mission and strategic direction, for the benefit of Pacific learners and their communities.

  • Support the strategic goals that empower CORE to build purposeful and effective resources for Pacific learners.

  • Developing and facilitating quality professional learning experiences as required across CORE courses and professional learning services: workshops, online courses and UChoose, Professional learning services direct to education, or corporate settings.

  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi, working in partnership and Te Aho Tapu

  • Commitment to modelling principles of Tātai Aho Rau and CORE’s values - manaakitanga, whānaungatanga, wairuatanga and kaitiakitanga

Skills and Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of future focused approaches to education, and trends in education for Pacific learners.

  • Great  interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal in at least one Pacific language and English.

  • Strategic planner – ability to take ideas and convert to actions.

  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for project management and completion.

  • Excellent facilitation skills, people engagement skills and focused on building relationships, especially in Pacific communities.

  • Understanding and use of Pacific theories, models and concepts that support and enhance CORE’s practices.

  • Experienced at working with senior educators, school leaders and clients, in Pacific communities.

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the use of technology to support teaching and learning.

  •  The ability to work in a culturally responsive manner is a requirement. Knowledge of te reo Māori is desirable. The successful applicant will work within the company’s framework –Tātai Aho Rau.

 

How to apply

Please send your application to: marie.sutton@core-ed.ac.nz

For the Role Description and Application for Appointment form please go to the following link:

Role Description

Application for Appointment form

We will require a covering letter, CV and application for appointment form.

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.