New Zealand Law Society - Rōia Ārahi | Lead Lawyer

Rōia Ārahi | Lead Lawyer

The opportunity of Rōia Ārahi | Lead Lawyer has become available within our Te Ohu Haepapa Ngaio | Professional Responsibility team at Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.The role of Rōia Ārahi | Lead Lawyer doesn’t come around often! This could be an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills and lead an innovative team.Mō mātou | About us:Matatū Aotearoa | Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand 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. Matatū Aotearoa is an organisation that honours Te Tiriti o Waitangi.We are committed to lifting the status and mana of the teaching profession, learning collaboratively with teachers, supporting quality leadership, and teaching, and strengthening the regulatory and disciplinary framework for the profession in a fit-for-purpose way.We are a supportive and friendly organisation that values our kaimahi | employees. You will have the opportunity to work from home two days a week and enjoy two paid days of Wellbeing Leave – which leads to a total of 5 weeks’ holiday in a year!Mō koe | About you:In this role, you will be responsible for leading and directing a team of lawyers who provide accurate and appropriate legal advice on disciplinary and competence matters.You will also be responsible for supporting different projects and processes including reshaping of those through the value of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.This role will suit someone who enjoys problem-solving, networking and stakeholder engagement.To be considered for this opportunity, you will come with the following attributes:• Minimum 6 years’ experience as a practising lawyer• Strong competency of Tikanga, Te Ao Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and Te Reo Māori would be an advantage• Experience in leadership, coaching and mentoring of junior lawyers• Excellent relationship management skills, building and maintaining effective relationships and networks• Significant litigation experience in Court and with disciplinary bodiesMe pēhea te tono | How to apply:To apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and CV by email to Janine Petersen, Tohutohu Kimi Tāngata | Recruitment Advisor: Janine.Petersen@teachingcouncil.nzTo view a copy of the Position Description, please visit our website.Applications close at 5pm on Monday 22nd August 2022.Please note that to apply for this role you must live and have a legal right to work in New Zealand.The successful appointment is conditional upon Criminal Record check and Psychometric Testing.

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