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Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Auckland
Business Group: National Library Literacy and Learning
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $63,481- $85,886 

Nau mai ki Te Tari Taiwhenua e whai wāhi ai koe ki te whakawhanake i te whakatupuranga o ngā whakareanga o Aotearoa.

He kaupeka Literacy and Learning Directorate o Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa i raro i Te Tāhuhu Iringa Kōrero. Koinei te pito o te mātauranga, ahurea me ngā taonga tuku iho.

E pōhiri ana Ngā Ratonga ki ngā Kura ki tētahi tangata kia mahi tahi ki tō mātou Poutiaki Rauemi, rātou ko te kapa ā-motu Capability ki te taunaki i te pānui, tuhituhi me te whanaketanga o ngā whare pukapuka ki ngā kura o Aotearoa. Ka aro nui ki ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori me ngā Kura. He tūranga motuhake tēnei ki Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ko te aronga o tēnei turanga ko te whakakaha i tō mātou tōngakingaki ki te ākonga Māori, kia whakarato ratonga e taunaki ai te mana taurite e āhei hoki ai ki ngā ratonga whare pukapuka mō ngā rangatahi katoa o Aotearoa.

National Library’s Literacy and Learning Directorate sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department’s epicentre of information management, culture and heritage.

Services to Schools are looking for an exceptional person to work with our Poutiaki Rauemi alongside our nationwide team of Capability Facilitators supporting reading engagement, literacy and library development in New Zealand schools with a particular focus on Kura Kaupapa Māori and Māori medium schools. This full time, permanent position will be based in Auckland.

The purpose of this role is to strengthen our commitment to Māori learners to provide services that support the equitable access to library services for all young New Zealanders.

The role of Capability Facilitator Māori is to develop capability in the library and education sectors, particularly in Māori medium education with an emphasis on our priority areas of reading engagement, school library development, digital literacy and culture and heritage. This is achieved through:

  • delivery of Professional Development
  • developing capability in school communities through providing expertise, advice and facilitation
  • developing resources which support capability building
  • contributing to collaborative projects

Our team Facilitators come from a range of professional backgrounds with both teaching and library qualifications and experience. We welcome applications for people with:

  • excellent communication, facilitation, advocacy and presentation skills which enable them to engage with Principals, teachers and school library staff to effect change
  • deep interest and knowledge in our priority areas of reading engagement, school library development, digital literacy and culture and heritage
  • Excellent advocacy and communication skills (written, oral and listening) in te reo Māori and English
  • Teaching and/or library experience and qualifications

If you have a strong interest in and commitment to improving access to library services and resources for Māori learners in Aotearoa and want a job that provides challenge and leadership opportunities, we would like to hear from you.

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 2 October 2020
For more information please contact: Wendy Macaskill 0277031931 or Wendy.Macaskill@dia.govt.nz
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