Senior Administrator




ABOUT US /
MŌ MĀTOU

Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is a nationwide school that works to support Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) 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

Our schools focus on growth, learning and collaboration. You will be joining a nationwide team and you will share their passion and enthusiasm for delivering high quality education and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.

OUTREACH SCHOOL

Our Resource Teachers of the Deaf travel to mainstream schools, Kura Kaupapa Māori/Mana Maori Early Childhood/Kohanga Reo to work closely with DHH students, whanau and school staff/teams to support learners in both English and Te Reo Māori.

This role supports our Head of Outreach School and her Team of 150 teachers to ensure this service runs smoothly. This may include providing administrative support for travel and accommodation, resource delivery, changes to staffing and coordination of the many resources required. You will also be organizing meetings and project work to enhance the service delivery.

ABOUT YOU / MŌ KOE

Reporting to the Administration Manager based in Christchurch and working closely with a small team, these roles are for senior administrators and significant experience is required as we have a lot going on and it’s not for the faint hearted!!

Our ideal candidate will be a proactive, positive, and results-oriented person able to deliver a high level of administration support and reporting. You will be solution oriented, flexible and able to manage and prioritise multiple, often competing demands of the service. 

You will be experienced in developing collaborative relationships with a broad range of people. An affinity with and understanding of Deaf culture and NZSL proficiency would be preferred as strong communication skills will be essential to this role.

YOU WILL HAVE / KEI A KOE

  • Proven experience in a similar senior coordination and administration role, with experience in Education an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other office productivity tools, with aptitude to learn new software and systems. 
  • An approachable and inclusive demeanour.
  • The ability to understand the demands of a fast-paced and changing organisation. 
  • Strong understanding of communicator requirements in a diverse organisation.
  • Proven ability to liaise and maintain relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

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

  • A broad and challenging role with diversity of tasks and projects.
  • The chance to help shape a unique organisation with learners at the centre of all we do. 
  • Free parking at our Auckland campus.

HOW TO APPLY / ME PEHEA TE TONO

If you are interested in joining a passionate and hardworking team where you can help make a positive impact, please apply below with your CV 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.  We may look to interview prior to closing.  Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 17 August 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: HCAL21802

Location: Auckland

School: Ko Taku Reo

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 17 August 2022