Ministry of Education New Zealand (nationwide)

Curriculum lead (Māori medium focus)


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:15 am 04 February 2021
Closes 11.59pm 18 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGfN

Tēnā koutou ki ngā maunga e tū whakahī ana, ngā awa e riporipo ana ī te whenua, ngā marae maha me ngā kāinga poho o ngā iwi o te motu

Help shape the future of education

He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga

About this opportunity

This is a new and unique opportunity to support kaiako to design and implement marau ā-kura that supports children and young people’s wellbeing. You will be based in the regional office and be part of a newly formed national team. Your focus will be working closely with Māori medium settings, kōhanga reo and our reo Māori early learning centres.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A high level of proficiency in te reo Māori and a current knowledge of and commitment to kura, whānau hapū and iwi tikanga and kawa
  • An indepth understanding and/or experience in implementing Te Whāriki, including Te Whāriki a Te Kōhanga Reo, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in teaching and learning, leadership, curriculum and assessment theory and practice, and an ability to support professional change within schools, kura, early learning centres, Māori medium settings, wharekura, reo Māori early learning centres and/or Kōhanga Reo.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed national team and make a real difference to the wellbeing of ākonga and taiohi.

Please see the job description for further detail on the skills, knowledge and experience we are looking for.

More information

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How to apply

Please apply online.

(04) 463 8000

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: New Zealand (nationwide)