Sport Northland Northland

Healthy active learning advisor

General, Healthy active learning advisors

Health and physical education

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:45 AM 03 August 2020
Closes 13 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9Tx

The purpose of this role is to work with Boards of Trustees, principals, senior leaders and teachers of primary and intermediate schools to provide advice and customised support. You will support school leaders and teachers to better plan and implement the health and physical education and hauora curriculum, identify and develop opportunities for quality physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies.

You will have:

  • Experience working with primary and intermediate schools
  • Experience in designing and facilitating professional learning and development opportunities
  • Experience in facilitating change within a school setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Extensive knowledge of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum with practical delivery experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the sport and education sectors interact to deliver PE, sport, active recreation and play opportunities for tamariki.

You will need a full, clean driver's license and must have the right to live and work in New Zealand.

The successful candidate will have a background in education, sport and/or health, experience working with teachers and/or school management, the ability to influence system change and they must value healthy lifestyles.

 Healthy Active Learning is a joint initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education seeking to improve child and youth wellbeing through healthy eating and quality physical activity.  Sport Northland has been selected as one of 8 RSTs to roll-out the regional workforce element of Healthy Active Learning with a focus on enhancing the physical activity experiences of young people in selected primary and intermediate schools.

How to apply

Please email or post all applications marked Private and Confidential to:

Jen Fielden, Healthy Active Learning Lead
Box 1492, Whangarei
(027) 706 4218

Download our application form
Application for Employment May 2012 v2

View the job description
JD Healthy Active Learning Advisor v2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9Tx

Listed 9:45 AM 03 August 2020
Closes 13 August 2020

Sport Northland NZ

Organisation details

Sport Northland

Location: Northland