Recruitment: Cluster Manager - Southern

Literacy Aotearoa is seeking to appoint a new Cluster Manager to manage its operations in Southland and Otago.

Do you regard access to quality literacy and numeracy as important for all the peoples of Aotearoa? Can you use your people management experience and business acumen to help create opportunities for individuals and communities to realise their potential?

Do you have commitment to Tiriti o Waitangi and the desire to work within the Kaupapa and values of a Tiriti based not for profit organisation?

Literacy Aotearoa is a Charitable Trust that was established to develop, promote and deliver accessible, quality literacy and numeracy services designed to ensure the peoples of Aotearoa are critically literate and able to realise their full social, cultural and economic potential in their communities and workplaces.
Its Kaupapa is that Literacy Aotearoa will honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi by operating in accordance with Tino Rangatiratanga and guided by Manaaki Tangata.

The Cluster Manager – Southern is responsible for the management of Literacy Aotearoa operations in Southland and Otago (except North Otago), working with the national management team and staff based at Delivery Sites in the region. This includes business development and stakeholder engagement, oversight of the day to day operations of the Delivery Sites, people leadership and performance management.

To be successful in this position you need to have:

  • Strong commitment to the aims and objectives of Literacy Aotearoa and an understanding or willingness to learn about the issues relevant to adult education and adult literacy and numeracy nationally and in the local community;

  • Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;

  • The ability to work with and support others to develop new ways of working, relating and thinking;

  • Strong business acumen, including understanding of business and programme planning, and organisation capability;

  • Relevant experience in organisation management, preferably in the community, not for profit or education sector(s) and practical experience in education management and academic practices;

  • Proven team leadership experience;

  • Networking and relationship management skills;

  • Understanding of Employment Relations and Health and Safety legislation and systems and their application; and

  • Competent IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office 365 (SharePoint, Outlook, Excel).

This is a 0.8FTE permanent part time role and you can be based in any location in the region. The Cluster Manager is expected to visit all sites in the region on a regular basis.


29 Haratua (May) 2020

Please apply via this link.