• Supportive Culture
  • Diverse Role
  • Vehicle Included

Who are we?

New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) is a not for profit and membership-based national organisation representing the interests of its member boards.

NZSTA is the most influential leader of effective school governance in Aotearoa, embodying the intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Its vision is to lead and strengthen school governance in New Zealand to ensure that all schools are effectively governed so that every student realises their highest possible educational potential.

Job Summary

We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to work with School Boards to achieve outstanding results for students through good governance. You will do this through excellent relationship management, accurate assessment and evaluations of school boards, in-depth product knowledge, and the development of individualised planning for professional development and learning. You will need to be flexible to work outside usual office hours as required and enjoy travelling to meet your clients.

Our office is in Hamilton and there is flexibility to work from home. There will be regular travel required to support schools throughout the Central North Island. A work vehicle will form part of your remuneration package.

What we’re looking for

  • You will have a good knowledge of leadership and governance, preferably having served on a school board
  • You will love building relationships with people from all walks of life
  • You will be solution focused and have great skills in resolving conflict
  • You will be able to undertake comprehensive needs assessments and design professional development and learning plans
  • You understand the requirements of working within a legislative framework
  • A confident facilitator of learning and development
  • You will love working flexibly and really enjoy exceeding people’s expectations
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Tikanga Māori, including comfort in a te reo Māori environment.

 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.

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 Kirsty Sanson, Regional Lead, on Ph 021 599 861 for a confidential discussion.

View the position description HERE

Applications close:  Sunday 29 January 2023.

NZSTA Recruitment:

P: 021 190 7273

E: recruitment@nzsta.org.nz

Additional Details

  • Applicants must have permanent rights to work in New Zealand
  • Driver’s licence is required
  • Ministry of Justice vetting will be undertaken