AMA is looking for a kaiārahi (leader/guide) to coordinate Professional Learning and Development for teachers of Mathematics and Statistics in primary and intermediate schools in the Auckland region. Remuneration will be based on an average of one day per week of work. This position is planned to run from January 27 January to December 18 2020.
Overall, this role will seek to strengthen teaching and learning in Mathematics and Statistics. The PLD support will seek to develop teachers’ capabilities and capacity for embedding teaching as inquiry, developing student and teacher agency, facilitating community consultation, enabling e-learning and developing students’ digital fluency, and enhancing culturally responsive pedagogy.
The approaches to teaching and learning that the kaiārahi role will support are underpinned by Ministry of Education and Education Council documents such as The New Zealand Curriculum, Tātaiako, Tapasā, and the teachers’ code and standards.
The focus of the Auckland Mathematics and Statistics Network of Expertise are:
**The development and growth of a robust regional network that provides timely, on-going advice andguidance to build capability and adaptive expertise for teachers
**Supporting national initiatives aimed at providing peer to peer, collaborative support to teachers.
**Utilising and adding to research and evidence that informs teacher practice
**Undertaking activities that promote linkages between the sector and the Ministry to build shared knowledge and innovation to drive equity and excellence in Mathematics
The main roles and responsibilities of the kaiārahi will include:
**Provide advice and guidance for teachers around pedagogy, curriculum and assessment through face-to-face meetings, online, email and/or phone
**Contributing to the national newsletter with updates and information pertinent to the subject
**Enhancing the online presence of the subject association
**Involvement in an agreed capacity in a range of Network of Expertise: Mathematics and Statistics PLD activities (e.g. workshop facilitation, review or writing aspects of resources being developed etc)
The role comes with an expectation that schools within Auckland and teachers of Mathematics and Statistics have access to support in good practices in Mathematics and Statistics education.
The role will require the development and maintenance of professional relationships with the AMA Executive Committee, the national Mathematics and Statistics kaiārahi and other regional mathematical association kaiārahi, as well as teachers and other stakeholders.
For more information about the Networks of Expertise, go to: http://bit.ly/nzamt-noe.
If this role interests you, and you have a good working knowledge of the New Zealand
Applications for this position close noon Monday 9 th December 2019.