Administration Manager


 


ABOUT US /
MŌ MĀTOU

Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is a nationwide school that works to support Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and their whanau from pre-school through to 21 years of age. We have a team of over 300 specialist staff across New Zealand with specialist school provisions in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch which are located in mainstream schools. You will be joining a close-knit team and you will share their passion and enthusiasm for delivering high quality education and services to Deaf community and whanau.

THE ROLE / TE MAHI

This newly established permanent full-time role based at our campus in Sumner and will lead a small team of administrators, who are based, throughout NZ. This role will also support senior managers in our Corporate Services Team (Finance, Human Resources, Property and Projects).

ABOUT YOU / MŌ KOE

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in an administration role in a complex organisation;
  • Experience leading a team of administrators;
  • Experience in providing high level administration support to senior leaders;
  • Strong understanding of good process and procedures and ability to implement change in a collaborative manner; and
  • An understanding of administration in a school environment is preferred but not essential.

You will be a person of high integrity, able to work in confidence and have a high degree accuracy and attention to detail in all that you do. You will have an exceptional ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and of course have excellent communication and diplomacy skills.

If required, we will support you to develop an awareness of Deaf Culture and the Deaf community. Proficiency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) is preferred, however, if you don’t have this a willingness to learn NZSL is essential.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU / HEI AHA HE PAI TĒNEI MAHI MĀU?

  • A new broad and challenging role with diversity and freedom to make your mark; 
  • The opportunity to work for a passionate employer;
  • Learning and development opportunities specifically around NZSL;
  • The chance to help shape a unique organisation with learners at the centre of all we do;
  • Five weeks annual leave; and
  • Free on-site parking.

HOW TO APPLY / ME PEHEA TE TONO

If you are interested in joining us on this journey where your management and administration skills will be utilised and valued and where you can help us make a positive impact, apply at https://kotakureo.schooljobs.nz/Job/Administration-Manager/Canterbury/1962?internal=1 attaching your curriculum vitae and a cover letter telling us why you'd love to work with us! 

Only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for an interview will be considered for this position.  Applications close 5pm, Friday 30 September 2022.

Please note, it is preferred that all school-based teaching and non-teaching staff will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

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Permanent Full-time

Job no: IOAJ21992

Location: Canterbury

School: Ko Taku Reo

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 30 September 2022