Job Vacancy: Kaihāpai He Pī Ka Rere

Kaihāpai He Pī Ka Rere / He Pī Ka Rere Facilitation Support
Bay of Plenty region
Full time 0.5FTE (20 hours per week)
Fixed term to June 2023

We are looking for a Kaihāpai – He Pī Ka Rere to join our Toi Tangata whānau. 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 Kaihāpai – He Pī Ka Rere will be responsible for supporting the planning and facilitation of He Pī Ka Rere, an evidence based kaupapa Māori movement programme for 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 will foster and manage relationships with key partners including Kōhanga Reo leads, kaiako, and administration.

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.

Applications close at 5pm Friday 20 May 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.