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Job Vacancy: Kaiārahi He Pī Ka Rere

Kaiārahi He Pī Ka Rere / He Pī Ka Rere Facilitator
Bay of Plenty region
Fixed term April 2022 – September 2022

Toi Tangata is looking for a Kaiārahi – He Pī Ka Rere to join our whānau and fill the position of our current Kaiārahi while on parental leave with the possibility of ongoing work. This role is in partnership with Toi te Ora – Public Health where you will be based in the Tauranga or Whakatāne office with the flexibility to work from home when appropriate.

The Kaiārahi – He Pī Ka Rere will be responsible for facilitating the ongoing delivery of an evidence based kaupapa Māori movement programme to Māori-medium based early learning environments. The kaupapa draws on mātauranga Māori and other knowledge systems to inform the role of traditional activity in the growth and development of a child. This role requires supporting the increase of whānau and community participation in regular korikori/physical activity and whānau abilities to make healthy kai/food choices.

The person we are seeking must have;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound knowledge and passion for te reo me ōna tikanga Māori
  • Understanding of Mātauranga Māori
  • Written skills including report writing
  • Knowledge of Nutrition and/or Physical Activity
  • Experience in training and facilitation
  • Commitment to the Toi Tangata kaupapa
  • Team player
  • Good relationship skills

If supporting whānau capabilities from a mātauranga Māori perspective in hauora/health and wellbeing sounds like something you or someone you know is passionate about, apply by sending your CV and cover letter to Matire Seath at matire@toitangata.co.nz. Please feel free to share with your networks.

Applications close at 5pm Thursday 14 April 2022. Shortlisted applicants will be notified with interviews to take place in Tauranga or Whakatane the following week.

For more information click here for the position description.