Farm Project Manager
This is a unique opportunity to join the staff of one of Auckland most successful schools as the manager of its working farm. The 8.1-hectare farm is adjacent to the school and is an integral part of the community as well as the agricultural and horticulture school curriculum.
This role involves the management of day to day farm operations including the budget, oversight of the development of the farm and experience centre, implementing and refining the Agri-food & Fibre experience within the MAGS environment.
The Farm Project Manager must be up-to-date with information and farm practices; giving students the best insight into what management practices occur on a conventional commercial farm.
The Farm Project Manager must maintain strong relationships with the school, community and industry to foster support and funding for the farm development, experience centre construction and the experience programme.
This position requires a person with knowledge and ability in all components of farming, as well as very good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to and with a wide variety of people. You would need to be self-motivated, have the ability to work independently and be willing to embrace new technology. Ideally the successful candidate with have a tertiary qualification(s).
This is a full-time position, and the farm manager is required to live on-site. The salary package includes accommodation (3-bedroom house), electricity and water.
Please refer to staff vacancies on our website (www.mags.school.nz) for the job description.
Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Please send your cover letter, completed Mount Albert Grammar School support staff application form and CV to [email protected]
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Click here for the Mount Albert Grammar School staff application form.