Rotoroa Island Trust Auckland

Lead educator – Rotoroa Island, Auckland

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

Health and physical education, Science, Social sciences

Listed 9:10 am 26 November 2020
Closes 21 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAExX

Work mainly from home.

Environmental education project – Rotoroa Island, Auckland.

Supervises 2 support educators.

If you are an outdoors person with an education background the Rotoroa Island Trust has an exciting opportunity for you. 

About the role

We are looking for a lead educator to help develop and run an environmental education programme on Rotoroa Island in terms 1 and 4 in 2021.
The programme will involve an experiential learning trip to the island for each class as well as before and after visits to each school by the educator

The lead educator would also be responsible for 2 support educators as well as liaising with and booking school visits, reporting on progress against outcomes and budget. 

About you

The lead educator role is up to 4 days a week from now until end of term 1.
Ideally we need a person to start as soon as possible.

Pay is approximately equivalent to Level 8 Secondary (prorated). 

Experience required

We need a person who has:

  • Experience working with 11–14-year-olds
  • Been a teacher experienced with school curriculums
  • Outdoor education and related health and safety and risk management experience
  • Ideally had experience or at least a genuine interest in conservation and the environment
  • Independently motivated and proven ability to work to tight time frames, within budgets and agreed outputs
  • Been able to provide detailed programme reviews that includes how the pilot went, was it to budget, what issues were there, how can they be resolved etc.

How to apply

Please email your CV and direct enquiries to:

Rowan Larsen
(021) 0246 3490

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAExX

Listed 9:10 am 26 November 2020
Closes 21 December 2020

Organisation details

Rotoroa Island Trust

Location: Auckland