Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Otago

Pouako / cultural advisor


Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:48 AM 14 January 2022
Closes 3pm 31 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASNj

Kei te wātea te tūnga pouako i Te Rito Maioha mō te whakangungu kaiakoThis is an opportunity for you to be central in the training of ECE teacher trainees. As a lecturer and cultural advisor your experience, knowledge and passion of both the ECE sector and te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori will ensure future kaiako have the understanding, knowledge and tools to ensure our tamariki are provided with a culturally responsive learning environment and are able to grow up as competent learners, strong in their identity, language and culture.You will be well supported with a network of other pouako throughout Aotearoa who share your vision of teaching and providing leadership in mātauranga Māori me te reo Māori and will be joining one of NZ's top early childhood teacher education providers, who have been awarded the highest quality rating by the NZ Qualifications Authority. You will also enjoy a competitive salary, generous study leave and ongoing professional development.As pouako your role will include a research component giving you an opportunity to tie your Masters or PhD study to your role and contribute to Te Rito Maioha’s research strategy. Research will include both external and internal projects.To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Knowledge of ngā tikanga and a competent level of te reo Māori
  • Knowledge of tikanga within the Ōtepoti rohe an advantage
  • Experience within the ECE sector and an ability to contextualise te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori in early childhood education
  • Knowledge and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • NZ teacher registration and current practising certificate
  • A current full drivers license and vehicle.

Applications will be reviewed as received.

How to apply

To find out more call Gillian on 0508teacher extn 4 or email

Gillian Birch
(04) 282 0682

Vacancy reference #:1HASNj

Listed 9:48 AM 14 January 2022
Closes 3pm 31 January 2022

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand NZ

Tertiary provider details

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand

Type: Private Training Establishment

Physical address:
191 Thorndon Quay, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 12725, Thorndon, Wellington, 6144