Exciting opportunity for an effective teacher to join the Manaiakalani PLD team from 2018

Position: Manaiakalani PLD Facilitator

Location: Far North / Kaitaia area 

Teaching and Learning in Digital Learning Environments

An exciting  opportunity to be a Manaiakalani PLD facilitator supporting schools, teachers and learners in the Far North as they move to digital learning environments. We require an experienced and credible primary-trained educator with a sound understanding of effective teaching and learning practice. The successful applicant will  work as part of a highly collaborative innovation team building teacher skills and knowledge. Facilitation will be in the context of the New Zealand curriculum and include the implementation of the Manaiakalani Programme including the Learn Create Share pedagogy, visible teaching and learning, and the Manaiakalani CyberSmart curriculum. Manaiakalani’s coherent  PLD programme, backed by research and development, will provide a positive and supportive environment. 

The successful applicant will be an expert teaching practitioner with a good working knowledge of raising achievement by linking evidence to practice. A willingness to develop proficiency in digital learning environments is a requirement for this position. 
They will be supported to

  • develop digital skills and proficiency
  • develop good working relationships with education researchers, ed-tech providers, principals and staff 
  • become Ministry-accredited as a PLD facilitator.

The Manaiakalani Education Trust

The Manaiakalani Education Trust commitment is to support those New Zealand learners and families who find it difficult to access or afford local, global and digital citizenship. Manaiakalani was awarded 2 New Zealand innovation awards in 2016 and is an energetic and future focused organisation to be part of.  In 2018, the Manaiakalani Education Trust is partnering with around 100 schools across 9 Kahui Ako/clusters as part of the Manaiakalani Outreach.

The Manaiakalani Education Trust offers an employment package in keeping with equivalent PLD facilitation roles. Remuneration will take into account skills and experience. Appointment will be for a fixed term through to 2020 with potential for extension. 

A contribution to relocation costs will be considered in the event that  the successful candidate is required to relocate. 

Apply with CV and covering email to Jenny Oxley, Chief Executive, Manaiakalani Education Trust, Auckland. 

 For further information see Job description 



 contact us
 tel. +64 9 123 4561  
 jenny.oxley@manaiakalani.org