Sport Bay of Plenty Bay of Plenty

Healthy active learning advisor

Health school teacher, General, Healthy active learning advisor

Health and physical education

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:54 PM 26 November 2021
Closes 9am 13 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARbX

Sport Bay of Plenty is looking for a healthy active learning advisor in Central Bay of Plenty to play a critical role in phase 2 of Healthy Active Learning. The advisor must live in this region. 

Healthy Active Learning is a joint wellbeing initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. The aim of Healthy Active Learning is to help primary and intermediate schools and kura create healthy, active school environments by supporting 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 (ages 5–11)
  • Advise on how to establish healthy eating and drinking practices. 

These are exciting roles with a big vision. You will work closely with boards of trustees, principals, senior leaders and teachers of primary and intermediate schools and kura to provide advice and customised support. This will enable schools to strategise, plan and develop systems that contribute to the development of an active and healthy school culture that delivers quality physical activity experiences for tamariki through a greater understanding and value of the health and physical education and hauora curriculum. 

The successful candidate will hold the following:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification, in education
  • Experience working with schools and/or kura
  • Experience in designing and facilitating professional learning and development opportunities
  • Knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Extensive knowledge of the health and physical education and hauora curriculum with practical delivery experience.

This job starts January 2022.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Debbie Garea
debbieg@sportbop.co.nz
(027) 487 5377

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARbX

Listed 1:54 PM 26 November 2021
Closes 9am 13 December 2021

Sport Bay of Plenty NZ

Organisation details

Sport Bay of Plenty

Location: Bay of Plenty