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Programme Manager - Te Whanau Maioha

Programme Manager - Te Whanau Maioha

Programme Manager - Te Whanau Maioha


Closing Date : 25 Sep 2019

Work for a positive and passionate organisation, whilst gaining exposure to projects of national and international significance that genuinely make a difference.

The opportunity

We are seeking an Auckland based Programme Manager to work as part of the team at Future Learning Solutions - Te Whanau Maioha Centre for Māori Education. The role will manage a range of Professional Learning and Development contracts in English and Māori medium settings, which includes; managing people, projects and budgets in a highly professional and commercially astute way that exceeds the expectations of both the client and UniServices. Your role will include, but not be limited to, working closely with Director FLS to secure education contracts and possesses a high level of experience in negotiation with clients/funders.

A little about us

Future Learning Solutions provides targeted professional learning through well-executed, innovative and research-based approaches. Our aim is to raise the achievement of learners and strengthen the capability of teachers, principals and the education system. We are a business unit of Auckland UniServices.

A little about you

We would love to hear from you if you present a close match to the following:

  • Confidence and understanding in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga
  • Leadership with a 'team' approach - be able to inspire, educate, motivate and influence
  • Experience developing and leading programmes of work and developing a team of professional experts enabling them to effectively deliver against specified contracts
  • Understanding of the Māori medium education, early childhood, primary, and secondary sector
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand Te Whariki, Te Aho Arataki Marau, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Curriculum with an understanding of effective pedagogical strategies that are culturally responsive and evidence-based
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure projects are delivered within scope, on time and within budget
  • Ability to produce high-quality briefs and reports that accurately communicate complex issues in a clear and engaging manner to a range of audiences
  • Able to strategically advise FLS Director and government on Māori education priorities, negotiate contracts and influence key stakeholders
  • Evidence of strong relationships in government and/or education sector
  • Knowledge of appropriate theory and government policy that will support practitioners to convert into their practice

See the attached job description for further information on the role.

To express your interest in the role click apply now and submit your CV and covering letter.

Applications close Wednesday, 25 September 2019, however, please apply as soon as possible as we will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications come through.

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