Professional Learning Partner - Primary - Sport Waikato

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced - ideally teacher-trained - leader who is not afraid to challenge the system; someone who can build strong relationships and can drive positive change. In this role you will work closely with identified Primary/ Intermediate schools - liaise with boards, principals and senior leadership teams - developing strategies and systems that will contribute to foster a culture of learning and development within the education community. Your mahi will build teacher confidence, challenge the status quo, and provide teachers with the tools to use health and physical education as a driver for greater well-being in kids. As a Professional Learning Partner, you are tasked with providing advice and customized support to enable positive change in our tamariki’s communities.

The Person:

Sport Waikato is looking for another champion to join our team of champions, someone with a depth of knowledge in the health and physical education curriculum particularly within a primary school setting. We’re looking for an individual who can lead change in the school setting while influencing at different levels to get the best result for our tamariki. You will be an inquisitor, someone who can be critical in their approach to analyse the effectiveness of an educator and a school’s approach to physical activity including the health and physical education curriculum delivery.

What Sport Waikato offers you:

Sport Waikato prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages a collaborative working environment. Sport Waikato is committed to a ‘one team’ approach which supports, develops and enables one another as a collective and collaborative team to achieve our united vision and strategy.

Within this role as Professional Learning Partner, there will be opportunities to extend your own professional growth and networks within the sport, education, and health sector.

This position if full time with flexibility to work remotely.

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and Cover letter via SEEK. Applications close Wednesday 12 January 2022.

For more information or to obtain a full job description, please contact Please note that Sport Waikato close on Friday 17 December 2021 and will re-open on Monday 10 January. All applications will be acknowledged and processed after the closing date.

Note: Sport Waikato is committed to Child Protection and the safeguarding of children and young people therefore all successful applicants will be required to be Police vetted. As this role will be working into Primary/ Intermediate schools settings, the roles are covered under the Public Health order and need to be fulfilled by a fully vaccinated person.

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