Project Leader - Manaiakalani Summer Learning Journey
Part time fixed term August 2021 - February 2022
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the 2021-22 Summer Learning Journey, a holiday blogging programme for children in Manaiakalani schools throughout New Zealand that is now in its 5th year. This is a part-time role, requiring 10-24 hours per week increasing to 30-40 hours per week for December and January. This will include the Christmas-New Year period and may include some statutory holidays.
This role will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination and delivery of the Summer Learning Journey programme, and will contribute to the design of its evaluation. The successful candidate will have a background in education and be conversant with both the theoretical and practical aspects of digital programme delivery. They will have a strong understanding of the cybersmart curriculum, and will have well-developed communication, relationship and people management skills. The role will be well-supported by the Manaiakalani programme team.
Key accountabilities include:
Coordination of programme tasks and activities created by the Manaiakalani teacher community. These activities will be based around the theme of Celebrating Summer, and be broad in scope and appealing to learners at various year levels
Creation, population and management of a programme website that is attractive, engaging, accessible and easy to navigate for students, teachers and whānau
Design of Summer Learning Journey promotion materials to publicise the opportunity to schools, learners and whānau
Managing the hiring, training, leadership and support of a blog commenting team of up to 12 people
Hosting daily team briefings during the 6 week period of the Summer Learning Journey, ensuring issues and queries are resolved promptly
Liaising with the Manaiakalani research team to design tools and measures to evaluate the programme’s implementation and impact, including data collection and analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data
Reporting and presenting on programme progress to a range of audiences as required
The work role can be undertaken from home, with occasional Auckland-based meetings for planning, communication and training purposes.
Explore the Summer Learning Journey 2020/21 site for more details.
To indicate your interest, pleas send your CV and covering email to Jenny Oxley, Chief Executive, Manaiakalani Education Trust, Auckland Ph 0274 483602 . email@example.com.