Health Promoting Schools Coordinator Department of Education

Background

Our Education Strategic Goal 2 is Strengthen Health and Wellbeing through raising a
healthier, safer and well generation, that contributes to strong and sustainable communities.
Our national Health Promoting School (HPS) initiative focuses on the impact of the school
environment, and organisational systems on health. It supports schools to put in place basic
essential strategies for enhancing the health of the school community. It is aimed at
enriching students’ and their families’ health and lifestyles as well as staff.

A cross-sectoral approach, and active partnerships particularly between departments of
health and education is needed to create an environment where health is promoted and
protected at schools. Other important partners are the Fatupaepae, Parents, Departments
of Environment, Climate Change and Education Committees.

Applications are invited for a qualified and experienced person to lead, facilitate and
coordinate effectively the initiatives and strategies to achieve the expected outcomes.

Key Areas of Responsibility
1. Lead the situational analysis, review, design and implementation of the Health PE and
    Wellbeing Curriculum
2. Facilitate and lead processes supporting school communities to improve child and youth
    well being for successful learning through adopting the Health Promoting Schools
    initiative
3. Lead and coordinate processes promoting more inclusive and sustainable growth for
    children and students living with disabilities through social protection mechanisms

The position is contracted for 3 years and will be based at one of the schools on Tokelau.
Attractive employment packages commensurate with the requirements are offered.

Please contact one of the following people for further information and/or the job description.
When making applications a covering letter and curriculum vitae and 2 professional referees
should be forwarded to any of the contacts below by 19 June 2020.

Kele Lui                                                                                 Hatesa Kirifi
HR Manager - National                                                         Admin. & Office Manager
Office of the Council for the Ongoing Government               Department of Education
Tokelau Apia Liaison Office                                                   Email:hatesa.kirifi@tokelau.org.nz
Apia, SAMOA
Phone: +685 20822
Fax: +685 21761
Email: kele.lui@tokelau.org.nz