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Kairangahau Māori

Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere
Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao!

He tūranga e wātea ana i te Rangahau Mātauranga o Aotearoa. Mēnā e ngākaunui ana koe ki ngā mahi rangahau, tēnā, tirohia ngā kōrero e whai ake nei.

Exciting opportunity to join Te Wāhanga, a kaupapa Māori research team in a leading educational research organisation.

We are looking for a Kairangahau Māori to join our team. In this role you will be part of a team which delivers high-quality research  to contribute to transformational change that benefits Māori. We’re looking to expand the team and strengthen our expertise in Māori medium education, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and aromatawai. You may be early in your career or more experienced. We work across a wide range of areas from te reo Māori revitalisation, Māori medium education, and Māori education and development to curriculum development, ākonga wellbeing, and policy evaluation.

NZCER is a bicultural, independent educational research organisation based in Wellington. We have multiple education research, evaluation, and advisory projects on the go at any time. We also provide and support a suite of educational assessments, tools, and services, and have a publishing arm, NZCER Press.

We welcome applications from people with:

  • a knowledge and understanding of Māori medium education (including the broader context of Māori education) in Aotearoa NZ
  • an interest in developing methodological expertise in kaupapa Māori research
  • experience as a classroom kaiako/school educator within the Māori medium sector is an advantage
  • a sound knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and what it means and how it applies to an education context
  • deep understanding/command of te reo and tikanga Māori, and mātauranga Māori
  • a passion for making a difference for every Māori ākonga.

Our people have expertise in both research and practice, and we are strongly connected to the education sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are actively committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to help us uphold mana Māori in our work, relationships, and ways of working. We value the importance of Māori language, culture and identity in all our practices.

To view the position description, see here.

Or if you’d like to discuss the position in more detail, please contact Sheridan McKinley, General Manager Māori, on 04 802-1621.

To apply for this permanent full time position, please forward a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae. Your application should be addressed to Marie Sim, HR Advisor:

Closing date for applications is 30 June 2021.