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Hostel Boarding Manager

Advertiser: InZone Education FoundationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 Oct 2019
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Education & Training, Student Services

InZone Education Foundation provides Māori and Pasifika secondary students the opportunity to live in a whānau-like hostel environment in the zones of Auckland Grammar School and Epsom Girls Grammar School. At both hostels we provide extensive wraparound support and our students emerge with qualifications, a strong value set and aspirations to give back to their communities.

We are seeking to recruit Hostel Boarding Managers to work up to a 12 hour day or evening shift.  Must be available to work weekends. 

Applicants will assist in ensuring the smooth running of daily operations at the relevant hostel. 

Role and Responsibility

  • Welfare and care of 50 students at the boys hostel or 30 students at the girls hostel.
  • Active supervision of mealtimes, study,  rostered duties and overnight.
  • Support with the co-ordination of the student’s school and extra-curricular arrangements.
  • Actively involved in the maintenance / hygiene of the hostel.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • A genuine interest in youth development and working with teenagers.
  • An understanding of Tikanga Māori and/or Pasifika 
  • Interest in or knowledge of Education and Youth.
  • Leadership skills to manage and take responsibility for 50 boys or 30 girls ranging in age from 13 – 18 years.
  • Commitment to providing a caring, home like atmosphere.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with the rangatahi, colleagues, school staff and whānau.
  • Be highly organised, able to work well under pressure, and able to exercise initiative, judgement and flexibility.
  • Hold a current Full Drivers License and First Aid Certificate.

It is critical that all of our team align to the values of InZone as they are the essence of who we are and have been created from our thoughts and alignment to the InZone kaupapa.

  • Manakitanga – Generosity, Aroha and Loyalty.
  • Kia Tika, Kia Pono – Respect, Integrity, Fairness, Tautoko.
  • Kia Māia – Courage, Determination, Striving for Excellence.
  • Kotahitanga – Unity, Solidarity, Common purpose.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undergo a Police check. Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

For a full job description please email or call  09 630 7374 to speak directly to the Head of Boarding.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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