About the role (please read the full job description which can be found at the link below)

We are looking for an experienced administrator who is organised, detail oriented and customer service focused, to join an established team.

You will be responsible for providing critical administrative support services for both internal and external stakeholders of Te Whakarōputanga Kaitiaki Kura o Aotearoa - New Zealand School Boards Association. Being part of Shared Services, our National Administrators work together as a cohesive and integral team across both National and Regional offices to provide an effective level of service which meets the day-day requirements of the organisation.

Some of your key responsibilities will be:

  • Phone / Email triaging
  • Facilities Management
  • Meeting coordination
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Vehicle Management
  • Live events coordination

This is a permanent full-time position (40 hours per week) based in Te Whakarōputanga’s national office on Lambton Quay, Wellington Central.

About you

  • Collaborative with staff and external stakeholders
  • Skilled in written and oral communication
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft products, travel booking systems and CRM’s
  • Detailed and organised with the ability to self-manage and work autonomously
  • Calm with the ability to cope under pressure, prioritising work to meet deadlines
  • Prior office/administration work desirable
  • Has an understanding of and commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tikanga Māori including comfort in te reo Māori environment.

About us

Te Whakarōputanga Kaitiaki Kura o Aotearoa is the voice of school boards in New Zealand, providing service to New Zealand’s 2,500 state and state-integrated schools and kura.

We are a values-based organisation; one that is determined to provide the very best services and support to our members, our education sector stakeholders, New Zealand school and their communities.

As the professional body for school boards, Te Whakarōputanga is at the heart of school governance. We influence and inform policy and sector outcomes; we support and enable school boards to flourish; we connect like-minded people through our learning and networking opportunities; we strengthen communities by helping students achieve.

Te Whakarōputanga was established in 1989, following the introduction of New Zealand’s largest school reform, Tomorrow’s Schools. We are a not-for profit incorporated society with charitable trust status.

Our values

High – Expectations | High – Trust | High – Transparency | High – Accountability

 Apply today

If you're excited by the opportunity to join a team who are passionate about strengthening school governance in Aotearoa, then don't delay in applying.

Note: Applications will be processed on receipt

Please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for your application, highlighting relevant skills and experience.

Send your CV and cover letter, either through SEEK or directly to us at recruitment@nzsta.org.nz.

For further information about the role, please contact Rick Smith, Director Shared Services, on Ph 027 249 7494 for a confidential discussion.

View the position description HERE

Applications close:  Thursday 28 March 2024 at 4.00pm

Te Whakarōputanga Recruitment:

P: 021 190 7273

E: recruitment@tewhakaroputanga.org.nz

Additional Information

  • Only applicants who are eligible to work in New Zealand (permanent work rights with no restrictions) and meet our requirements will be considered for this position
  • Ministry of Justice vetting will be undertaken