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We welcome your interest to work with us.

Current Vacancies.

Qualified Kaiako - Early Childhood Educator - Te Puna Reo Ōkahukura

Are you looking to work in an environment where your passion, creativity, and energy can be unleashed?

Are you seeking to provide quality care and education to tamariki/mokopuna in a kaupapa Māori environment?

Te Puna Reo Ōkahukura Early Childhood Centre is looking for a qualified/trained kaiako with a high level of fluency in te reo Māori who will nurture our mokopuna and help plan and implement learning programmes that respond to the identity, interests, strengths and capabilities of all our tamariki.

We are located in Orākei, close to the marae, overlooking the beautiful Waitematā.  Tō mātou waimarie, our playground extends out onto the whenua rangatira of Ngāti Whātua.  Come see for yourself!

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have the ability to proactively integrate Te Reo Rangatira me ōna Tikanga Māori in all aspects of the curriculum, on a daily basis.
  • Establish responsive and reciprocal relationships with tamariki that respect their interests, individuality, culture, and place in the community.
  • Be conscientious and resilient and keep up with the mahi of a high-functioning team.
  • Actively support and contribute to your team’s professional development, while taking ownership of your own.
  • Tautoko i ngā tikanga o Whai Māia o Ngāti Whātua: Whanaungatanga, Kōtahitanga, Wairuatanga, Kaitiakitanga, Manaakitanga, Rangatiratanga, Ahi Kaa, Ngāti Whātuatanga.

Applicants must have the following:

  • Dip Tch ECE, B.Ed, equivalent Tohu
  • Eligible for Teacher Registration / Provisionally Registered / Full registration. 
  • Experience working with Tamariki in ECE
  • Competency in Te Reo Rangatira
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Applicants must have the right to take on a permanent role in NZ at the time of application.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you; please apply now via seek. For further information regarding the role, please email hr@nwo.iwi.nz.

Sunday 23 October 2022

Content and Platforms Specialist

Ngāti Whātua Orākei Trust has a team of 20 people that supports our Board and wider organisation to deliver for our whānau. We are a growing team and we are looking for a content and platforms specialist to support our team and our whanau.

Reporting to our Communications, PR and Media Manager, this role is responsible for all communication content and delivery on behalf of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust. A varied and fast-paced role which requires a constant shift between platforms, audiences and messages. You will also work closely with other parts of the Group to ensure consistency and alignment of our media and communication strategy.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Create and implement engaging content plans that is clearly articulated across channels.
  • Capture and develop content for digital media platforms, this includes graphics, film, video editing, photography, and written content.
  • Extract insights from analytics and reports, to champion data-led initiatives.
  • A large focus on growing community through dynamic connections and relationships.
  • Work closely with the Trust team to support all Trust communication activities.
  • Work closely with the subsidiary communications teams to ensure alignment of communications.

What we are looking for:

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for communications and have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role. You will be able to juggle multiple priorities at any one time by being highly organised and have exceptional attention to detail. You will be a team player who is focussed on achieving the best possible outcomes for Ngāti Whātua Orākei Tikanga and Kawa.

Some of the fundamentals we need are; 

  • Fluent in Te Reo and awareness of Te Ao Maori (preferred but not essential).
  • Strong knowledge and experience using social media platforms which also includes use of algorithms, trends and limitations.
  • Proficient IT skills and knowledge of applications relevant to the role (e.g. Canva, Youtube & Adobe Suite).

This is a great opportunity to further your career, take charge and make it your own. In return for your hard work and dedication we offer a dynamic, fun, and whānau-focussed environment.

Applications close 5pm October Friday 14th

Click here for more information and to apply

Pourewa Kaimahi - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Māia Ltd

Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The opportunity:

We are looking for permanent, full-time/part-time staff for Pourewa, to cover landscaping, the nursery and maara. This role assists the Pourewa Team in delivering ecological initiatives and outcomes (across landscaping, ecological, maara and nursery) that meet a range of contractual service obligations and allow Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to develop its environmental capability. 

 The Pourewa Nursery offers an ongoing legacy in terms of the protection and development of the Tamaki plant collection and seed bank. This supports NWO’s role as educator, carrier and guardian of knowledge, and leader for research around kaitiakitanga, traditional use and practices.

Ngā tino pūkenga/whēako | Essential skills/experiences for the role:

  • Physically fit and comfortable working in an outdoor environment 
  • Possessing a “green thumb” and knowledge of indigenous plants 
  • Understanding of and commitment to Hua Parakore 
  • Eager to learn and advance personal development 
  • A proactive approach in in providing support, that meets needs 
  • Excellent communication, verbal skills 
  • Understanding of plant diseases, pest management and harvesting processes 
  • Understanding of Maramataka, Maori organics and traditional matauranga 
  • Knowledge of traditional mara kai and mara rongoa 
  • Proficiency in nga tikanga me te reo Maori an advantage 
  • Understanding of planning, space allocation, design principles 
  • Able to use landscaping and nursery equipment e.g. lawnmower, leaf blower, weed eater, tractor, forklift and trucks, garden implements. 

Te Tono | How to apply:

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. For further information regarding the role, please contact Melanie Pye at MelanieP@nwo.iwi.nz.

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