Teacher/Kaiako Pouwhakarite

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New Zealand Police Museum

Teacher/Kaiako Pouwhakarite, it starts with you!

Based at Royal New Zealand Police College
Band D Shift - Salary starting at $57,907.00
Nationally Advertised Vacancy

About the role

Tuia te tangata, tuia ngā kōrero, tuia ngā taonga.
E rapu ana a Te Whare Taonga o ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa i tētahi Kaiako Pouwhakarite matatau, hihiri anō hoki hei whakawhanake i ngā hōtaka mō āna kaimahi ki te ako i te reo Māori. Ka whāngaia ēnei hōtaka akoranga ki te nui o ngā huarahi, taumata anō hoki.

He kaiako mātau koe, e taea te whakamahi i ngā pūkenga i roto i tētahi wāhi me ōna ahurea maha. Ko te whāinga matua, ki te whakarite i ngā hōtaka akoranga reo Māori kātahi, ko te whakawhanaketanga ka rua. Anei tētahi āheinga ki te whakamahi i ōu pūkenga reo Māori, akoranga hoki i roto i tētahi o ngā whare ahurea rongonui o Aotearoa. 

The New Zealand Police Museum is looking for an experienced dynamic Kaiako Pouwhakarite who will be responsible for the development and delivery of high quality te reo Māori programmes for the kaimahi at the New Zealand Police Museum. The programmes will cater for different learning styles, needs, and levels of fluency.

You will be an experienced teacher with the ability to apply your skills within a busy cultural environment. The role requires the establishment and delivery of te reo Māori programmes as well as English language programmes. This is a unique exciting opportunity to apply your reo and teaching skills within one of Aotearoa’s most important cultural institutions

Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversee the provision of the Museum’s front of house services, including delivering education programmes and guided tours, providing shop and reception cover when required
  • Handle sensitive material and information in accordance with police and museum best practice
  • Acknowledges tikanga and kawa in all work practices
  • Enures the provision of a high-quality visitor experience to those using the NZ Police museum
  • Develop and implement inovative public programmes, the Junior/Senior Detective Mystery and other educational programmes, including school holiday programmes

Completes directed research projects on exhibition and other Museum operations

What you’ll bring

Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

The successful candidate will:

  • Bilingual in both te reo Maori and English
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Be a confident and engaging relationship builder
  • Have a creative and innovative mind when it comes to their presentations and not stuck to a ‘one size fits all’ model
  • Have great relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders

If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.

This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf

These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf

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About us

Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.

Special requirements

  • Must be bilingual in Te Reo and English
  • Full Drivers license is preferred
  • Working Flexibly

Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers

How to apply

Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. We will require evidence of your vaccination status, or your medical exemption, as part of the application process in line with Police’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact bernice.anamani@police.govt.nz

Applications close Friday 24th June 2022.

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