Tāmaki Makaurau Schools Coordinator

  • InsideOUT Kōaro
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 06, 2024
Full-Time Community Development Education LGBTQIA+ Youth

Job Description

InsideOUT Kōaro is a growing organisation that works to support youth, whānau, schools, community groups, youth services, government agencies and other relevant organisations to provide safer schools and communities for rainbow young people.

We are seeking a second Auckland Schools Coordinator to support our growing mahi in schools in North and West Auckland. This is a fixed-term, full-time role for 40 hours per week until 22 July, 2025. It requires applicants to have some regular flexible availability during school hours (8am – 4pm Monday to Friday).

We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and honouring mātauranga Māori and tikanga Māori in all areas of our work. We are looking for people who share these commitments and either have a strong understanding of te ao Māori or are willing to learn.

Job responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing InsideOUT Kōaro’s relationship with schools and school groups in your region.
  • Overseeing the delivery of a regional network for schools with rainbow diversity groups/queer-straight alliances and supporting local volunteers.

This will include:

  • Planning and facilitating regular meet-ups alongside volunteers
  • Providing support to schools and school groups through resources, professional development training
  • Providing advice over phone, e-mail, and in-person as required.
  • Providing reports on the progress of your work as necessary and maintaining a database of your interactions with schools.

A successful applicant will:

  • Have a practical toolkit of time, task and self-management skills
  • Demonstrate outstanding knowledge of the challenges faced by sexual, sex, and gender minorities.
  • Have experience in facilitation (previous experience working with young people and schools is strongly desired)
  • Be self-motivated and an effective communicator
  • Work to uphold the vision and values of InsideOUT Kōaro. This includes a strengths-based approach to youth work.

InsideOUT Kōaro’s work with schools will sit alongside and tautoko the work of other local organisations providing peer support and advocacy for rainbow and takatāpui young people.

From time to time additional hours may be available to support the delivery of rainbow competency training outside of schools.

A restricted or full drivers license and own vehicle is required as this role requires travel within your wider region.

You must be comfortable working independently, however you will be part of a team that connects online and in person at least twice a year.

All InsideOUT Kōaro staff are subject to police vetting as part of our child protection policy.


InsideOUT Kōaro

Job Summary

We are looking for a second full-time Tāmaki Makaurau Schools Coordinator to support rainbow and takatāpui inclusion in schools in North and West Auckland.


$58,240 - $68,245 ($28 - $32.81 p/h) (dependent on experience and relevant qualifications)

How to apply

Apply by filling out our job application form: https://bit.ly/TMSCApp

Email tabby@insideout.org.nz with any questions.

Applications due by 11:59pm, Monday 22 July, 2024.

Questions welcome!

InsideOUT Kōaro is an inclusive employer and we value diversity. Applications will be considered regardless of ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexuality, physical or mental ability. Work hours and locations can also be flexible.


Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Gender Equality

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