Sport Manawatu Manawatu/Whanganui

Healthy active learning advisor

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi

Health and physical education

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 2:10 PM 27 September 2021
Closes 9am 06 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPxe

Sport Manawatu has an exciting new opportunity for someone with a passion for health and PE and extensive knowledge and experience in primary school education.  The expected date start for our healthy active learning advisor role is January 2022.

As a healthy active learning advisor, you will support school leaders and teachers to implement the Health and Physical Education curriculum (HPE), identify and develop opportunities for quality play, sport, and physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments by supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies. This includes developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with schools and community health and physical activity providers to ensure a connected and coordinated approach to health and wellbeing outcomes for our tamariki. 

We are seeking:

  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • A sound working knowledge of the HPE and Hauora curriculum.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing quality play, sport, and physical activity opportunities for tamariki.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the sport and education sectors interact to deliver PE, sport, active recreation, and play opportunities for tamariki.
  • A passion for quality physical education and an understanding of the importance and value PE has on the health and wellbeing of tamariki.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven experience working with principals, teachers, community providers, and tamariki.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage and communicate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders and audiences.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Lynley Montgomery
Box 797, Palmerston North
lynleym@sportmanawatu.org.nz
(027) 324 9575

Download our application form
Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPxe

Listed 2:10 PM 27 September 2021
Closes 9am 06 October 2021

Sport Manawatu NZ

Organisation details

Sport Manawatu

Location: Manawatu/Whanganui