EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

​​​​​​​HEALTHY ACTIVE LEARNING COMMUNITY CONNECTOR
Want to make a positive difference in the lives of tamariki within primary and intermediate schools across Auckland’s central suburbs?

Want to use your skills and experience to enhance the connections between primary and intermediate schools and their local communities?

Sport Auckland in partnership with Aktive are looking to recruit a Healthy Active Learning Community Connector who will work directly with selected primary and intermediate schools and their communities across Auckland’s central suburbs. The Healthy Active Learning Community Connector plays a critical role in supporting schools and communities to identify, plan and implement opportunities for quality play, sport and physical activity experiences for tamariki, which supports the broader outcomes of the Auckland Approach to Community Sport.

Within the Auckland Approach to Community Sport, Korikori has been established to build a system across Auckland that allows young people 5-18 years (tamariki and rangatahi) in priority socio-economic and community of activity areas to have quality physical activity experiences in regard to play, physical education, active recreation and sport within primary, intermediate and secondary school and kura settings.

As part of Korikori, the Healthy Active Learning initiative helps to create healthy and active school environments by improving the wellbeing of children and young people through healthy eating and drinking, and quality physical activity.

As a Healthy Active Learning Community Connector, you will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Passionate about the holistic wellbeing of tamariki
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and implementing high quality play, sport and physical activity opportunities and experiences for tamariki
  • Experience in working with primary and intermediate schools and/or kura
  • Ability to meaningfully engage and lead others through situations of growth and change
  • Knowledge and understanding of the systems and structures that guide and influence the decision making of schools and/or kura
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the sport and education sectors interact to deliver play, sport, physical activity opportunities for tamariki
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, accompanied by a high level of emotional and social intelligence
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple and competing tasks to meet deadlines and produce high quality results.

These roles will involve working at various locations within communities across Auckland’s central suburbs and require the ability to be flexible with work hours.

If you’re an innovative, motivating change agent with great problem-solving skills, have experience of working alongside schools and/or communities, and keen to join a fun, hard-working team committed to making a positive difference for the children of Auckland’s central suburbs, then we’d like to hear from you.

A copy of the full job description for this exciting and unique new role can be viewed HERE​​​​​​​

Please note preferred candidates will be required to undergo a police vetting check.

​​​​​​​Please submit your CV along with a covering letter via SEEK.

Queries can be made via email to Scott Tibbutt – (Sport Auckland - General Manager) scott@sportauckland.co.nz or Kathryn Jones (Aktive - Primary and Intermediate Schools Manager) at kathryn.jones@aktive.org.nz.    

Healthy Active Learning is a joint wellbeing initiative with Sport New Zealand therefore please note that candidate information will be shared with Sport New Zealand. Please let us know if you do not agree to this information being shared.

Closing date for applications, Sunday 16th October 2022.


​​​​​​​HEALTHY ACTIVE LEARNING ADVISOR

Want to make a positive difference to the tamariki in primary and intermediate schools across Auckland’s central suburbs? 

Sport Auckland in partnership with Aktive are looking to recruit three Healthy Active Learning Advisors who will work directly with selected primary and intermediate schools across the Central Auckland region. This role is critical to Healthy Active Learning, a joint initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education to improve child and youth wellbeing through healthy eating, drinking and quality physical activity. 

Within the Auckland Approach to Community Sport, Korikori has been established to build a system across Auckland that allows young people 5-18 years (tamariki and rangatahi) in priority socio-economic and community of activity areas to have quality physical activity experiences in regard to play, physical education, active recreation and sport within primary, intermediate and secondary school and kura settings.  

As part of Korikori, the Healthy Active Learning initiative helps to create healthy and active school environments by improving the wellbeing of children and young people through healthy eating and drinking, and quality physical activity. Healthy Active Learning Advisors will work with Boards of Trustees, principals, senior leaders and teachers of primary and intermediate schools to provide advice and customised support. This will enable schools to strategise, plan and develop systems that contribute to the development of an active and healthy school culture. 

As a Healthy Active Learning Advisor, you will have the following attributes and skills: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa 
  • Extensive knowledge of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum with practical delivery experience 
  • Knowledge of the systems, structures and operating models that underpin the education, sport, active recreation and play sectors across Aotearoa New Zealand 
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the sport and education sectors interact to deliver PE, sport, active recreation and play opportunities for tamariki 
  • Experience in leading change in the school setting and influencing at different levels (Boards of Trustees, management, teachers, parents) 
  • Excellent communication and strong relationship-building skills. 

This role will involve working at various locations within the Central Auckland area and require the ability to be flexible with work hours. 

If you are an innovative, motivating change agent with education sector experience, and keen to join a fun, hard-working team committed to making a positive difference for tamariki, then we’d like to hear from you. 

A copy of the full job description for this exciting and unique role can be viewed HERE.

Please submit your CV and covering letter via SEEK.

Queries can be made via email to Scott Tibbutt (Sport Auckland General Manager) at scott@sportauckland.co.nz and Kathryn Jones (Aktive, Primary and Intermediate Schools Manager) atkathryn.jones@aktive.org.nz.    

Closing date for applications, Sunday 16th October 2022. 

Healthy Active Learning is a joint wellbeing initiative with Sport New Zealand therefore please note that candidate information will be shared with Sport New Zealand. Please let us know if you do not agree to this information being shared.