Our values and culture

The Council is on a journey towards being a Te Tiriti-based, values-led organisation. We are growing our capability to reflect our commitment to Te Tiriti and the teaching profession which we represent.

We have adopted and are guided by the same values as teachers.

Whakamana: empowering all staff and teachers to reach their highest potential

Manaakitanga: creating a welcoming, caring and creative environment that treats everyone with respect and dignity

Pono: showing integrity by acting in ways that are fair, honest, ethical and just

Whanaungatanga: engaging in positive and collaborative relationships 

Job opportunities

Our application process ensures all applications are treated fairly and the most suitable applicant is selected. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

When applying for a position please provide a CV and a cover letter describing your skills and experience relevant to the position. Shortlisted applicants will need to provide work-related referees. Successful applicants will need to complete a police vet. 

Current job vacancies:

Customer Support Administrator

Permanent, full time. Based in Wellington.

Use your customer experience to support a dedicated, customer-oriented team with a passion for education.

Our Contact Centre team is looking for a Customer Support Administrator who is enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude and excellent customer service skills.

Who are we looking for?

  • At least 12 months of experience in a high-volume, fast-paced customer service environment.
  • Experience using different application packages (MS Office, database applications, unified communication applications).
  • Experience taking queued calls from an automated call distribution system.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to working effectively in a diverse workplace with strong commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Competency in te reo and tikanga Māori will be an advantage.

If this sounds like you, apply today! 

To apply: 

To apply, visit Seek and send us your CV and cover letter. Read a copy of the position description here.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 20 January, 2021.

Please note that to apply for this position you must live and have a legal right to work in New Zealand.

Successful appointment is conditional upon criminal record check.

Management Accountant

Permanent, full-time, Wellington-based.

  • Do you excel at improving processes and partnering with business owners?
  • Can you build trusted relationships quickly?

We are looking for a savvy communicator who can guide our management team in the planning and financial control of our operations along with sound accounting knowledge to complete month end processing within deadlines.

Who are we?

The Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand | Matatū Aotearoa is the professional body for teachers and provides direction for the teaching profession from early childhood education through primary and secondary schooling in English and Māori medium settings.

We are committed to lifting the status of the teaching profession, learning collaboratively with teachers, supporting quality leadership and teaching, and strengthening the regulatory and disciplinary framework for the profession.

Matatū Aotearoa is an organisation that honours te Tiriti o Waitangi.

 Who we are looking for:

  • Chartered Accountant designation with CAANZ (or equivalent)
  • 2 years’ experience performing management accountant functions, including budgeting, forecast, business planning and dashboard reports
  • Knowledge of financial management information systems
  • Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders, including non-financial managers
  • Ability to build relationships quickly based on trust and understanding of our business
  • An enquiring, analytical mind who doesn’t settle for face value
  • A methodical, systematic approach to cyclical activity
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace with strong commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi

The role of Management Accountant could be an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a small finance team. 

To apply

Go to SEEK, click 'apply for this job' and send us your CV and cover letter.

Read the job description here.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 13 January, 2021.

Please note that to apply for this role you must live and have a legal right to work in New Zealand.

Successful appointment is conditional upon criminal record check and psychometric testing.

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