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Educator - Wairarapa Region – .8fte or full time to suit applicant

This is a rare opportunity to make your mark and take Life Education in the Wairarapa to a new level. You’ll work across the region with the 67 primary and intermediate schools in the Wairarapa and the southern Hawkes Bay region, building relationships and in each case undertake a shared planning approach to understand their needs and construct support accordingly.

We’ve made significant strides to ensure we’re at the forefront of education in NZ, and so we’re looking for a motivated, innovative and talented teacher looking to take the next step beyond a classroom and be part of this journey in the Wairarapa.

The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher, with full registration and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the NZ Curriculum. It is advantageous if you have work experience outside the classroom to help demonstrate relationship management skills. But above all, we’re looking for a passionate teacher who wants to make a difference in children's lives.

As our local face, your ability to build relationships with local schools and understand them as the customer will be key to successfully meeting their needs and ultimately assist with their children’s learning. You will also have strong organisational skills, enabling you to plan each term in advance, maximise your teaching time and achieve our goal of reaching every child, every year.

We’ll help you develop your teaching skills, we offer significant ongoing professional development and working with us enables you to retain your teacher registration.

To get the very best person we’re taking a flexible approach to whether it is part time .8fte or full time position.

Position Description. 

Check out this video in which Kapa talks about why she loves her job and life as an Educator.

We want to hear from you now, so send your CV and cover letter to vacancies@lifeeducation.org.nz. For any questions contact Michelle Dow 0800 454 333.

 

Executive Officer - Life Education Auckland West Trust - Part time

Our Auckland West Trust have an exciting opportunity for an individual to become their Executive Officer, playing a key role in the operation of the Trust. 

The Auckland West Trust has two mobile classrooms that teach over 13,100 children from Whenuapai to New Lynn and Blockhouse Bay. Our Educators are full time, registered specialist teachers that support schools and deliver the programme. The Trust is run by a small group of dedicated volunteers who are charged with raising funds to support the delivery of the programme. We are seeking someone to support our volunteer Trustees.

The key aspects of this role are:

  • Financial management including invoicing, payroll and reporting. Knowledge of Xero would be beneficial.  
  • Leading the fundraising and grant application processes.
  • Supporting Trustees to build and maintain long term, mutually beneficial relationships with Sponsors/Donors/Funders.

This is a permanent, part-time position that will average 10 hours a week. The successful applicant will work from home.

If you are interested in being part of a very talented and dedicated team who are making a significant contribution to the health and well-being of the region's children, and have the skills the position requires, then we would be very pleased to receive your application.

Position description details are available here.

If you have any questions about this role contact Colleen Acton on 027 552 0349.

To apply email your CV and cover letter to vacancies@lifeeducation.org.nz

Application close Friday 2 August 2019. 


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