Stand Childrens Services Tu Maia Whanau Gisborne

Education service leader

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Other senior leadership

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

Listed 12:45 PM 25 January 2022
Closes 5pm 04 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASY2

Stand Tū Māia works to support tamariki who live with whānau or are in care, and are vulnerable to cumulative harm and have complex needs. The service aims to break the cycle of toxic stress and remove the constraints to whānau flourishing. We aim to do this by taking a bio-psycho-social, spiritual and nutritional approach to tamariki and whānau restoration and preservation. We strongly believe that healing relationships and social connectedness is at the heart of our mahi. Responsibilities will include working with a variety of cultures including Māori and Pacifica, and all staff are expected to demonstrate cultural humility and a commitment to restoration of whānau as a form of Te Tiriti redress.

Stand Tū Māia are calling for applications from people committed to restoring and preserving tamariki and whānau safety and wellness who can bring:

  • Ability to lead in a bicultural environment and commitment to the promise of equity laid down by Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Lead professional support and supervision of Transformational Teacher/s
  • An ability to lead practice and understanding of therapeutic education and child led learning
  • Familiarity with child development and the importance of healthy attachment
  • Be open to understanding and valuing Te Ao Māori
  • Experience in working with diverse populations
  • Belief in the importance of partnership and professional supervision
  • Enjoyment of working in an inter-disciplinary team sharing tools and theories to inform and continually improve practice
  • An eye for detail and valuing of clinical governance of case recording, assessment, analysis and child and family plan documentation
  • Ensure and monitor teacher planning is completed by Transformational Teacher/s
  • Full driver's licence
  • Full teacher registration.

We offer a strong sense of team, good working conditions, a genuine commitment to wellbeing and significant training and professional development opportunities. We celebrate and seek diversity and inclusivity.

How to apply

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5803367.

Rick Raenga
(027) 205 9806

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASY2

Listed 12:45 PM 25 January 2022
Closes 5pm 04 February 2022

Stand Childrens Services Tu Maia Whanau NZ

Organisation details

Stand Childrens Services Tu Maia Whanau

Location: Gisborne