December 12, 2022


Mana College is seeking an Arts Coordinator for 2023 and beyond. This administrative role supports the Visual and Performing Arts (including Art, Drama, and Music Departments) in their curricular and extra-curricular delivery.

This coordination will include; collating, mail merging letters and reports; maintaining inventories; organising trips to or visits from musicians, artists and theater companies, and booking accommodation/travel; event coordination such as Rockquest/Tangata Beats, Pasifika United and school concerts, art exhibitions, performances and drama productions.

This is a fixed, part-time position, up to 20 hours a week, term time only and ideally suits someone with administrative and personnel skills, computer literacy skills and an understanding and passion for the Arts. An awareness, knowledge and ongoing commitment to the community of Western Porirua, Te Ao Māori, Mātauranga Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi is essential.

Mana College was established in 1957 as the first college in the Porirua Basin. It is a state, co-educational school from Year 9-13. The roll currently comprises 63% Māori, 20% Pasifika, and 15% New Zealand European. The college is proud of its relationship with mana whenua, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, and its ongoing commitment to this partnership.

The college is also proud of its distinctive multi-ethnic composition and its capacity to cater for the full range of student abilities. It is a supportive and inclusive community where students, staff and parents work together to create an environment where everyone is valued and each student is challenged. Our motto ‘Akona Te Mahi Pai’ (learn to do the good thing) and our values are cornerstones for our future direction.

For more information regarding this exciting position and job description, or to apply, please email Jacqueline Norton, Head of Performing Arts at

Please include in the application:

a curriculum vitae including two referees;

a covering letter to include the following:

Previous administrative experience

Any experience and/or knowledge in the Arts fields.

Applications close 18th December 2022