Bi-Cultural

Purpose

He kaiwhakaihuwaka o Te Ao Māori – a champion for actively promoting Te Ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi commitment within your centre.

Common Tasks

  • Work with whānau of tamariki Māori in your centre and/or community.
  • Collaborate with centre leadership and whānau to ensure the bicultural values and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi are upheld.
  • Promote, facilitate and support your centre to actively weave Te Ao Māori into practice.
  • Act as a bridge between your centre and the Regional Te Ao Māori Field Worker.
  • Ensure the centre has suitable and sufficient resources to promote Te Ao Māori.

Skills and Competencies

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about Te Reo and Te Ao Māori, and a willingness to learn and grow further.
  • Ability to drive your centre forward with its bicultural curriculum and practice.
  • Good communication and networking skills.

Office Holder Workshop

Workshops going over the key aspects of this role were presented in November 2019.

The associated PDF resource can be downloaded below.