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Kairangahau Māori - Exciting opportunity to join Te Wāhanga

Kairangahau Māori

Māori Education Research and Development

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

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 Māori education research and evaluation. We work across a wide range of areas from te reo Māori revitalisation, Māori medium education, and Māori education and development to curriculum development, student wellbeing, and policy evaluation.

NZCER is a vibrant, 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 Master’s degree in a relevant area
  • experience with kaupapa Māori research approaches and research methodologies;
  • Māori research or evaluation experience
  • a knowledge and understanding of Māori education (including Māori medium education) and language revitalisation in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • critical thinking, statistical, and analytic skills
  • excellent communication skills in English and Māori
  • a passion for making a difference for every Māori learner.

Our people have expertise in both research and practice, and we are strongly connected to the education sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. We use the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa to help us uphold mana Māori in our work, relationships, and ways of working.

The role description is available to view and download below.

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 19 October 2020.

30 September 2020