Kaiārahi Matua(Senior Practitioner)

Ruapōtaka Marae

  • Auckland

Are you passionate about supporting whānau to thrive and achieve their aspirations under a Te Ao Māori Framework? Would you welcome the occasional cuppa with our kuia and koroua, or whānau popping in? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity as part of a wider team to provide leadership, influence and direction in order to maintain and enhance practice and capability? Do you have a keen sense of humour and like a variety of music genres eg.  LAB to Prince Tui Teka?  Kāti nau mai, haere mail!!!

Ko wai mātou? A bit about us.

Ruapōtaka Marae is an urban marae that has been serving the central Auckland communities of Glen Innes and Tāmaki whānui for over 30 years.

He aha te tūranga? What is the role?

The Kaiārahi Matua role is integral to strengthening practice of Kaiārahi of Ruapōtaka Marae to meet the aspirations of whānau and the wider community. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and innovative person to fill the role. 

Kaiārahi Matua (Senior Practitioner) 

The Kaiārahi Matua will lead the effective implementation of priorities that align to supporting Ruapōtaka Marae in progressing whānau transformation under Āwhina Tāngata (Whānau by Whānau).

This amazing role requires someone who is an experienced Whānau Ora practitioner, has te reo Māori capability, has a knack for keeping in the know regarding practice trends and developments, great communication and relationship skills, knowledge and drive to lift the quality of practice and outcomes for whānau through quality assurance insights and reporting and someone who will participate in the occasional waiata session with gusto!

You will enjoy working with a team who are passionate about marae based kaupapa Māori community service and don't mind sharing the occasional kina and fried bread!   

Please contact us for a position description and apply with your Cover Letter and CV to manager@ruapotakamarae.co.nz

Applications will close on 17th March 2021.


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