Exciting opportunities for effective teachers to join the Manaiakalani PLD team from 2019

Three Positions: Apply with brief CV and covering email to Jenny Oxley, Chief Executive, Manaiakalani Education Trust, Auckland.   jenny.oxley@manaiakalani.org

Manaiakalani PLD Facilitator in Auckland

working with the 13 Manaiakalani schools as part of the expanding Manaiakalani Innovation Team.
Location: Manaiakalani in the Tāmaki area of Auckland
Teaching and Learning in Digital Learning Environments

Job description here

The Manaiakalani Innovation team is seeking an experienced teacher to join our team as a PLD Facilitator for the 2019 school year. This is a new role and will focus on supporting teachers and schools in the Manaiakalani Kahui Ako.
 We require an experienced and credible educator with a sound understanding of effective teaching and learning practice and enabling digital technologies. 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, provides 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. They will be supported to develop good working relationships with education researchers, ed-tech providers, principals and staff and will be supported to become Ministry-accredited as a PLD facilitator.

Manaiakalani PLD Te Reo Māori Facilitator based in Auckland

working mostly in Kura, as part of the expanding Manaiakalani Innovation Team.

Location: Manaiakalani in the Tāmaki area of Auckland - with a travel component to regional kura in Aotearoa

Teaching and Learning in Digital Learning Environments

Job description here

The role will be based in the Manaiakalani Kāhui Ako in Tāmaki, initially providing specialist PLD support to Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Puau Te Moananui A Kiwa. The role also includes working around New Zealand as part of the Manaiakalani Outreach, engaging and supporting participating kura and mainstream PLD facilitators working in a Kaupapa Māori context.

The role requires an experienced and credible educator with a sound understanding of, or willingness to learn, research and evaluation practices, enabling technologies and the ability to work effectively with tumuaki and pouako who are at diverse levels of confidence and competence with digital learning environments.  The  role requires a high degree of te reo fluency and understanding of tikanga/kawa of local iwi. 

Manaiakalani PLD Facilitator in Kaikohekohe 

working with the schools in the Kaikohekohe Education Network.

Location: Far North / Kaikohekohe area

Teaching and Learning in Digital Learning Environments

Job description here

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 for 2019 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