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19/481 Poutiaki Rauemi

19/481 Poutiaki Rauemi

19/481 Poutiaki Rauemi

Department of Internal Affairs

Closing Date : 04 Oct 2019

Type:  Permanent
Hours:  Full time
Location:  Auckland
Business Group:  National Library
Branch:  Information and Knowledge Services
Salary:  $103,338 - $139,809 

National Library is seeking an outstanding person for the key position of Poutiaki Rauemi within the Literacy and Learning Directorate at a time of dynamic opportunity and change. This is a strategic position playing a key role in leading development of effective national services that support Māori Education based on the priorities and expectations of customers and key stakeholders from the culture and heritage and education sectors.

The Poutiaki Rauemi position will contribute knowledge and expertise to the leadership team in shaping our services and building internal capability to support Māori learners through growing our partnerships and collaboration across agencies including with the Ministry of Education (MOE) to achieve greater reach and impact of our services and resources.

The Poutiaki Rauemi will also have a role in the ongoing development of He Tohu Tāmaki, the learning experience for educators and students at the National Library Auckland with a key role in supporting and building partnerships with mana whenua. 

The purpose of the Poutiaki Rauemi is to:

  • Provide strategic leadership across Services to Schools in supporting Māori learners. 
  • Contribute to Services to Schools business and strategy development and implementation as member of the leadership team 
  • Build and maintain effective relationships and partnerships across the National
  • Library and externally with Iwi, Ministry of Education, and other agencies and stakeholders in support of Māori learners in mainstream and Māori immersion settings. 
  • Develop and lead specific initiatives that build the capability, reach and impact of the Library’s Services to Schools for Māori learners and educators. 
  • Contribute specialist knowledge and expertise for service and resource development in Te Reo Māori
  • Lead engagement with iwi in support of He Tohu Tāmaki 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated successful and extensive experience in supporting Māori education
  • Fluency in Te Reo Māori with a deep knowledge of Tikanga Māori and Mātauranga Māori. 
  • Outstanding relationship management, interpersonal and strategic skills
  • Well-developed relationships and networks across Māori education
  • Knowledge and up to date understanding of developments across education, library and wider culture and heritage sector

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.

Applications close: 5 pm Friday 4th October 2019

For more information please contact: Rene Burton on 027 323 0353 or

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