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Kaiako - Poipoia te Mokopuna

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Job Listing Date
8 Sept 2019
Waikato, Hamilton
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services


Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust

Kaiako - Poipoia te Mokopuna

Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust is a leading strength-based Social Service Agency based in Kirikiriroa (Hamilton) and is seeking to appoint an exceptional, innovative and enthusiastic person to the position of Kaiako.

We are a values-based organisation that is making a difference for tamariki, mokopuna and whānau across our programmes. Come join a team of like-minded individuals with a passion to support parents, caregivers and whānau to surpass their full potential. You must be able to demonstrate the values of Kirikiriroa Family Services Trust:

Working Together – Mahi tahi

Challenge and Innovation - Whakaaro whānui

Customer Focus - Manaaki tangata

Taking Ownership - Kia tika

Improvement and Opportunity - Kia tupu, kia hua

Valuing People - Whakamana i te tangata

Poipoia te Mokopuna is a newly developed programme that works with whānau Māori to ensure / encourage / enable tamariki/mokopuna (to) participate in high quality early learning settings both within the home and community.

This position would be suitable for a highly experienced social service, health or educational professional who is dynamic, multi-skilled and passionate about working with whānau. Applicants will have expertise in te reo and tikanga Māori, and demonstrated ability to apply the articles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

If you have Level 7 minimum qualification we welcome your application, the ability to gain registration would also be advantageous.

Please phone (07) 848 0008 for an Application Form and Job Description.  Your cover letter, CV and completed application can be sent to

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The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a Bachelor of Education - Early Childhood?
  • Do you have experience planning and implementing education programs in an early learning environment?
  • Do you have experience working with children?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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